Crafty Kids Kitchen

This creative mom had so much fun making a cardboard kitchen for my 2-year-old daughter. A friend hooked me up with large boxes from her workplace; all the other items were objects found in my home (discarded colorful paper, gift boxes, paper grocery bags, toilet paper rolls, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, foil pan, empty pill bottles, CDs, and the plastic ring that holds two bottles of Costco dishwasher detergent together.)  My tools included a hot glue gun, box cutter, sharp kitchen knife, paper cutter, tape measure, self-healing mat, Scotch tape, packing tape, and permanent markers. The only money I spent … Continue reading Crafty Kids Kitchen

Deep and Wide

One of my friends has been asking me when I will write another entry in my blog.  I told her I would write when I had something else to say.  Here it is: I’ve seen several Facebook posts today that have really bummed me out.  Christians in positions of authority are misrepresenting Christ all over the place.  As I thumbed through our hymnal seeking inspiration for upcoming worship services, I came across this gem written by Frederick W. Faber in 1854. There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy There’s a wideness in God’s mercy like the wideness of the sea; There’s … Continue reading Deep and Wide