the domestic tales of four sisters

the domestic tales of four sisters

Category: Faith

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
One person’s thoughts on Halloween

One person’s thoughts on Halloween

We’re a mere 4 days from October 31st though, in our small town, Trick-or-Treat takes place tomorrow evening.  We have our delightfully adorable DIY costumes ready to go, one PJ Masks Cat Boy and two scuba divers respectively.  The kids are pumped to parade around […]

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 ~ […]