Showing posts from December, 2018

Love Does for Kids by Bob Goff (book review)

It's almost Christmas, I know - 7 days! - but I needed to let you know about this book. Bob Goff is a lawyer, an human rights activist, an author, and seems to be a really great guy. He loves Jesus, his wife Sweet Maria, and many many others. If you haven't read his first book, Love Does , get yourself to a bookstore or Amazon and purchase that (or do like I do and borrow from your local library). I haven't read his second book, Everybody Always , but I have no qualms in recommending it. Goff is a reputable person. Sweet Maria Goff (found under Maria Goff) also has a book I'm hoping to find under the tree this year, Love Lives Here . So now that you are fully understanding how much I enjoy reading the Goffs, let's introduce your kids. image via BookLook Bob Goff and his daughter, Lindsey Goff Viducich, have written Love Does for Kids . It's full of short stories (dare I say devotionals?) for kids that take them with the Goff family on adventures - riding a

Is It Done Yet? (Cave Tools Thermometer Review)

Since I've been a mom, I've been concerned over cooking things properly for my children. Is the baby food mushy enough? Is the formula too cold? Are the grapes cut small enough? However, I've never used a food thermometer to check the temperature of meat. Well, enough of that! I got myself a Cave Tools digital thermometer. Not having a thermometer for so long, it does take some discipline for me to use it (mostly to remember I have it to use). I have been using my Instant Pot a lot since the baby's birth and that's given me time and space to use the thermometer. I plan to start making my own yogurt in my Instant Pot so this is going to come in handy for making sure the milk is at a high enough temperature and then cooled to a low enough temperature in that process.  way hot enough for chicken   I like how sleek it is; it doesn't take up much room in my overflowing kitchen drawers.  The thermometer is 100% stainless steel, waterproof, shatterproof.  I k