the domestic tales of four sisters

Category: Faith

Our Simple Family Christmas

Our Simple Family Christmas

Be sure to read until the end so you may read our blog update! Things are changing slightly! A few weeks ago I posted how difficult Christmas has been for me. Struggling to find a way to celebrate the way I’ve always loved. How magical […]

Capturing the Christmas Spirit with Big Kids

Capturing the Christmas Spirit with Big Kids

It’s November 1st so in our house, I can officially talk about Christmas. The truth is, I’ve been thinking about it for several months, since last year actually. As Kelsea mentioned in her recent post, we all struggled with Christmas last year. We’ve been unsuccessful at […]

The Hard Days

I’m hard on myself these days. Especially hard. I eat a brownie, I feel guilt I eat a carrot, I remind myself that one carrot doesn’t equal ten pounds of weight loss. I get grumpy with my husband, I feel ashamed. I get impatient with […]

A Rainbow After the Storm

A Rainbow After the Storm

Many of you probably have read about my dear friend Laurel and her amazing generosity in one of the darkest seasons she and her family will probably have to walk through on this side of Glory.  If you have not read that story, you can […]

A Family Welcomes Three…Yes, THREE

A Family Welcomes Three…Yes, THREE

Imagine with me….you and your spouse are school teachers; an elementary reading specialist and high school history.  You don’t make a great deal of money because, well, the district is tiny and let’s be honest – that is just the way the cookie crumbles in today’s society. […]

Recruiting Duty: The End
Immense Generosity in the Face of an Immense Trial

Immense Generosity in the Face of an Immense Trial

Heavy title, I know.  But the story is so very much worthy of sharing. Before the story, I would like to introduce each of you to the newest member of The Domestic Four.  We, the Krafts, welcomed our newest addition just two weeks ago.  Charlotte came […]

Life Cleansing

Life Cleansing

First let me say that I am going to be rather straightforward this post. More straightforward than I normally am. I know, I know – seems impossible. Previously I have mentioned that I have a sign hanging above my sink that reads, “Live Simply ~ […]