Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt…Day 2!

Suzanne Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Revell Books, Simple Living, Writing

If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 31 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! Take your time, have fun, enter side-contests along the way (including mine!). The more, the merrier! Don’t forget…start the hunt at Stop #1 at Lisa …

“Kit Kat & Lucy” by Lonnie Hull DuPont (Revell)

Suzanne Books, Faith, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Simple Living, Uncategorized, Writing

[Last week’s winner of Johnnie Alexander’s book, When Love Arrives, is Mari. Send me an e-mail with your mailing address and I’ll get a book in the mail to you: suzanne @ suzannewoodsfisher.com. Check back next week to see who wins a copy of Kit Kt & Lucy by Lonnie Hull DuPont.]   “We’ve lost our connection to the land. …

A Day in My Life: The Unexpected Thing about New Kitchen Appliances

Suzanne Family, house update, Simple Living, Summer, That's Life, Uncategorized

As much as our Summer of House Updating has stressed my fragile mental health, I have to admit I’m still dazzled by the new kitchen appliances.    Our old appliances were 25 years old. They still worked, but they worked LOUDLY. The biggest change I’ve noticed with the new appliances is that everything is so quiet! Whisper-hush.     The …

A Day in My Life: The Summer of House Updates

Suzanne Family, Going Green, house update, Kitchen remodel, Simple Living, Summer, Uncategorized

This summer, one of our main focuses has been to get some much-overdo updates on our 1955-era house. It started when I pointed out a cracked tile in an extremely outdated bathroom to my husband. Being a highly detailed and uber-literal guy, he created five phases of updates for the house. Five phases. We are now on Phase Three. Dry wall …

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Simple Gift-Giving

Suzanne Simple Living

As my family has expanded through marriage and grandchildren, we knew we had to simplify gift-giving. I came across this Victorian guideline and have used it—very successfully—for the last couple of years. Oh . . . how I wish I had come across it when my children were little. Such a great Christmas stress-reducer tool! Something you WANT Something you …

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Friday Fun: Living Frugally

Suzanne Fun, Simple Living

Living frugally seems like voluntary poverty. The very word–frugal–sounds cheap. Parsimonious. Ebenezer Scrooge-ish. Frugal may sound that way, but that’s not really what it means. Frugal means not wasteful. It’s Latin word root, dating from 1590, actually means “fruit” as in “producing fruit.” So living frugally means a lifestyle that produces fruit. Living frugally means a lifestyle that produces fruit. …

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The Heart of the Amish: A Strategy for Living

Suzanne Amish, Books, Faith, Simple Living

A Strategy for Living The ultimate goal of living the forgiving life is to move from forgiveness as a tactic for coping with a specific conflict to forgiveness as a strategy for living. For today and for all your tomorrows. How have you seen unexpected forgiveness? Submit your thoughts on forgiveness (300 words of less) to info {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com. I’ll pick a story to share …

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The Heart of the Amish: Silence

Suzanne Amish, Faith, Non Fiction, Simple Living

Silence In Amish life, silence has a purpose. In Amish life, silence has a purpose @SuzanneWFisher Click To Tweet In what ways can you embrace silence? Pick up a copy at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Christian Book Distributors. Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or Instagram.