Adventures Beyond Our Comfort Zone

The One Weird Trick to Getting In Shape

The One Weird Trick to Getting In Shape

There are a vast number of websites, trainers, well intention-ed friends and relatives that have an opinion on the one surefire of getting in shape. We have all been there. One friend says you should do cross-fit because everything else fails. Another claims cross fit blows […]

10 Most Annoying Guys at the Gym

10 Most Annoying Guys at the Gym

Having trained hundreds of people I found the most fun you can have at the gym comes from the least productive activity.   People Watching.   Yes, you are being watched and probably judged every time you work out. 😉

Rainy Day Kite

Rainy Day Kite

My kids love kites.  They desperately want to fly them too, but alas,  when their little hands try to grasp the fine white string, frustration ensues and Dad must take the wheel.  They watch gleefully, but still desperately want to fly that wondrous, flying, paper […]

Guest Post: Raising Giants

Guest Post: Raising Giants

This is a guest post from my parents’ website about what it’s like raising 8 giant children.    For those who don’t know me, I am 6′ 2″…. and I am one of the shortest in the family.  😉 Be sure to check out their […]

Instant Pot:  Making Yogurt the Lazy Way

Instant Pot: Making Yogurt the Lazy Way

My family eats so much yogurt! I never considered making my own yogurt until I realized I could make large batches and that it’s actually healthier for you than store bought… not to mention a lot cheaper!! Who knew, right? Homemade yogurt’s fermentation process  is […]

Sock Monk:  No Sew and Super Easy

Sock Monk: No Sew and Super Easy

My kids love these sock dolls!   I’m so glad they do too…. they’re super easy to make and cheap! There’s absolutely no sewing required when making this doll.  Isn’t that awesome?!   I have my own little Monastery sitting on my kids’ mantle. Let’s […]

Sock Nun Doll:  Easy!  No Sew!

Sock Nun Doll: Easy! No Sew!

I am super excited to start this doll tutorial!  My kids love these dolls!  They’re so easy to make and so soft. This doll literally requires NO sewing.  It’s also very inexpensive and only takes about 15 minutes to make. Let’s get started!  Get your […]

Easy, No Sew, Sock Baby

Easy, No Sew, Sock Baby

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This sock doll is so easy and so fun to make!  No sewing at all…just rubberbands!  Awesome, right?!  It’s also very inexpensive and super cute!  Most people already have a lot of the materials hanging around the house. They make […]

Silence

Silence

  They say God speaks in silence.  Being a dad with three kids under four, I’ve come to the conclusion that God is going to have to yell, like the rest of them, if He wants to be heard around here. Life Can Be Crazy I […]