Chist is Risen!

Verdaderamente ha Resucitado! What a week! This year I made a promise to myself that we would attend every service during Holy week and although it was difficult and I had to miss one service because I was sick, we did it! I knew we would need to scale something back with being out every … More Chist is Risen!

Seeing the mess

After breakfast this morning I decided I would go outside and start to clean up our yard. We live on Main St.  and inevitably the wind blows wrappers and a plastic cup or two into our yard. We hadn’t seen the trash that had made its home in my bushes over the past couple of … More Seeing the mess

You have to choose

I have been so busy lately making soap that I’ve had little time for writing but there are a few wonderful things happening on the Sanchez homestead that I thought I’d pull myself away from soap making for a moment to fill you in on. Paloma went to winter camp this past weekend and had … More You have to choose

I made soap!

It started about four months ago. I began by reading books, searching you tube video’s and joining soaping groups on facebook. Man, am I a nerd?! I wanted to do it and do it well. I figured since I’ve been growing my own vegetables for two years now I wanted to continue this momentum of … More I made soap!

Snow day

Snow is formed when temperatures are low and there is moisture – in the form of tiny ice crystals – in the atmosphere.    A day forced to rest is simply marvelous.  

No cable.

Yep, that’s what I said. We unlike many American families do not have cable. No, I do not have the semi pornographic commercials raiding my Jr. higher mind. No, I do not have the exorbitant bill that comes once a month. No, I do not have the ability to fill quiet moments with needless television … More No cable.

Heaven is here!

“Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I sit down, Christ in the heart of everyone who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of everyone who speaks of … More Heaven is here!

O come

O come let us adore Him once a babe now a King O come let us adore Him with our hearts and voices ring O come let us adore Him who came to bring love and peace who came to heal the broken, sick and shame O come let us adore Him whom angels always … More O come