We had mostly nice weather in April, but there as a stretch of rainy days and one weekend I knew the girls and I would be bored if I didn’t think of something to do, so I made a big batch of enriched sourdough dough and we shaped it into all sorts of different things.
memorization// Romans 5:1-10
favorite recipes// shaping a pinwheel // sourdough enriched dough // savory dampfnudel (steamed rolls) // croissant tutorial (just add that the butter block needs to be bendable before you start laminating!) // sourdough croissant recipe // sourdough hot cross buns // ranch chicken tacos // coconut flour muffins //
best of online// on being had // Easter Heroism // Elisabeth Elliot speaks on parenting // establishing sexual norms for children // my pregnant body is none of your business // babywearing jacket tutorial (unfortunately I wanted to do this with a coat I didn’t want to sew on, but love the idea) // If Your Enemy is Hungry (serving even ISIS) // strong churches speak the language of lament // babywearing hacks // is God anti-gay? // 9 things to know about Notre Dame // when mommy loves Jesus more // her stillborn, Him sovereign // purging your kids’ toys // welcome your sisters battling infertility // how to move more in a 9-5 //
reading of late// The Supper of the Lamb (Capon) // Hosea // Worship by the Book (ed. Carson) // The Hardest Thing to Do (Wilcock) // Redefining Leadership (Stowell)
thinking about// recovering emotionally after a car accident // finding ways to function effectively and sneak in rest despite being so tired //
what brings joy// singing tenor // picnics and outdoor time // spring break //
The Munchkins// We started potty training E! She has been so easy to potty train, though we have had more accidents after the first week as the initial excitement has worn off.