Surveying the freezer basket’s contents, I noted three bags of stir-fry vegetables, two large bags of cauliflower rice, and three bags of zucchini noodles. Marking them on my sheet, I rubbed my hands together for warmth and moved the basket aside to continue on to the next area of the freezer. It ... Read More about One Simple Way to Spend Less on Groceries this Month
I was mid-sentence during a Zoom call when I heard it: A swishing, swirling noise that sounded like waves crashing or buckets of water sloshing inside a bathtub. Or a toilet. Trying to maintain a calm facade, I quickly looked for the phone, frantically switching off the notifications. Too ... Read More about Our five FAVORITE apps to help you create healthy habits!
The beginning of the year is the time when we all make our book lists, right? All that healthy optimism about how much we're going to read. Ha! I rarely reach my reading goals, but I always make my lists! Today I'm sharing the BEST 4 books I read in 2020, in case you want to add them to your 2021 ... Read More about The best books I read in 2020 (and my book list for 2021)!
Welcome to January, friends!!! And 2021!! I'm so thrilled for a new year, and just PRAYING that this year is much, much better than the last, for all of us. Here at Anchored Women, we've decided to choose themes for each month in 2021! We're crafting special articles and emails for you to focus ... Read More about Welcome to January! What’s new for Anchored Women in 2021!
The table was set. The tree was lit. Dinner was ready. Twenty of us gathered in our Christmas best at my brother’s house. We drove four hours with three small kids to celebrate with our family of twenty: grandma, grandpa, uncles aunts and cousins. Nat King Cole hummed as we sat around the table ... Read More about When Your “Perfect Christmas” Turns Into a Dumpster Fire
Confession: I did not read all of our AW Book Club books in 2020. I love the idea of Book Club. I just can't ever seem to keep up with it. 🤦🏼♀️ So, I wasn't going to plan a Book Club for 2021. Because I'm a #bookclubfailure. BUT. This week alone we got a handful of emails asking about the ... Read More about The Anchored Women Book Club // 2021!
Rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I sipped my coffee and tried to look alert. Though it was early, I could already hear the patter of small feet headed downstairs to find me seated in my orange chair. Sure enough, a child was soon tucked into my side, cold feet nudging their way under mine for ... Read More about How to infuse your Christmas with kindness
With my daughter’s hand clutched securely in mine, I opened the metal gate and walked up the back stone walkway to my friend’s home. “Come on in!” I heard her call out as I tapped on the door, then let myself in. Unbuttoning my daughter’s coat and pulling off her shoes, I handed her over to my ... Read More about Is it Okay to Like Work? 4 Things God Says About It