SPRING

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
Spring is in full bloom here, a delightful gift while we are kept at home. Here is another beloved recipe from my sister Kristen to brighten each of your homes right now. These images are
Nine Favorite Read Aloud Books for Spring
Springtime is my favorite season for read-aloud outdoors. In light of the current quarantine, turning our attention to the new life outside our windows feels all the more precious. For those of us fortunate enough
Dawning | A Playlist for Spring
I took a walk in the backyard this week, noticing the wildflower “weeds” rising to the early morning sun in adoration. Perhaps at the first warm light of Spring, we appear the same, pulling upward,
15 Nature Activities + Books to Enjoy Spring Flowers
Perhaps one of the best parts of Spring weather is all of the wildflowers blooming. We naturally are outdoors more, and so I always look for ways to bridge the natural world in my children’s
An Elegant Spring Picnic
Springtime is my favorite time for outdoor meals and entertaining. The days are a bit longer, the evenings a bit warmer, and mealtime conversation tends to linger. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I’ve
Growing Character
Our family has been studying the 19th century this year, and while we are only scratching the surface of events and topics, it has been incredible to read the various narratives of women before women
A Simple Easter Brunch Menu
Easter morning is one of my favorite mornings of the year. As with many people around the world, the day holds deep, spiritual significance for our family, and it always seems fitting to welcome the
A Springtime Flower Party
It feels a tad weird to be writing about Springtime and flowers while currently traveling through winter weather, but Spring has already sprouted in our southern home: trees budding, wildflowers sprinkling the highways, songbirds chirping
Garden Kale | 25 Ideas + Recipes for the Harvest
The days have been warm here, feeling more like spring than late winter. I don’t mind. I spent the day on a blanket last weekend, reading Luci Shaw’s Water My Soul, and soaking up the