Strawberry, Watermelon and Basil Salad

Strawberry, Watermelon, and Basil Salad @ AVirtuousWoman.org

I’ve been craving this simple salad every since I tried some from the Whole Foods Market in Knoxville, Tennessee a couple of weeks ago. It’s such an easy, refreshing recipe and perfect for summer! Strawberry, Watermelon, and Basil Salad 2 cups sliced strawberries 2 cups cubed watermelon 10 leaves of fresh basil, chiffoned or chopped cracked black pepper to taste Combine all of the ingredients

How to Keep Your Car Like New – Even With Kids!

How to Keep Your Car Like New - Even with Kids! @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This post brought to you by PERK. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Virtuous Woman. I’ve raised five kids of my own. The oldest is twenty-four and the youngest is twelve. Three of my kids still live at home. I know something about keeping a car clean even while regularly transporting kids around town and cross country! 5 Tips to Keep Your Car

Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Spaghetti

Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Spaghetti @ AVirtuousWoman.org

If you love the taste of homemade spaghetti sauce, but don’t have time to stand over a simmering pot? This is the perfect recipe! Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Spaghetti You’ll love this easy #slowcooker spaghetti recipe: Click To Tweet Ingredients: 2 large jars/cans Tomatoes 1 large jar/can tomato sauce 1 large can Tomato Paste 1 Zucchini 1 Yellow Squash 1 or 2 Bell peppers 1

125+ Healthy Lunch Box Ideas {Printable List}

125+ Healthy Lunch Box Ideas {a printable list} | A Virtuous Woman #lunchbox #backtoschool

  These are foods my own children love! I believe in exposing children to a wide variety of tastes and textures. Lunch time can be difficult. It’s easy to get in a rut. I homeschool my children, and I have found that if I “pack” their lunches the night before or first thing in the morning that I save time during our school day. I

The Perfect Mom

I Wanted to be the Perfect Mom @ AVirtuousWoman.org

I’ve always wanted to be the perfect mom. And the perfect wife. Really, I’d love to be a perfect person! Unfortunately, I’m not a perfect anything. For years my expectations for myself were incredibly high. It didn’t matter how many obligations I had. I was going to cook three delicious meals everyday, for 7 people or more. I was going to make homemade bread several times

Simple Blackberry Cobbler

Simple Blackberry Cobbler @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This easy recipe for Blackberry Cobbler was given to my mother years ago, when I was just a girl by a neighbor lady where I grew up in Meriwether County, Georgia. Really, you can substitute any fruit you may have on hand – or even a can of peaches is delicious! This cobbler recipe is super easy and the perfect quick dessert for a weeknight! It

Video: Picking Blackberries

Picking Blackberries @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Our home sits on top of a small mountain, overlooking the small town of Harlan. We have a large yard, about an acre and a half total, but most of it is front yard since our house is situated so that our back windows overlook the valley below. I’m so excited about all of the fruit that’s growing this year! Picking Blackberries Since most of

A Living Prayer

I’m on the road today, but I thought you might enjoy this video. This song is exquisite! Chorus In your love I find release A haven from my unbelief Take my life and let me be A living prayer my God to thee take my life and let me be A living prayer my God to thee This post may contain affiliate links. You can

Psalm 34:8 {Rest}

Taste and see that the Lord is good. Psalm 34:8 @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Psalm 34:8 Taste and see that the Lord is good. Psalm 34:8 Care to share? I’d so appreciate it if you could share this image on facebook, twitter, or Pinterest. Thanks so much!  Taste and see that the Lord is good. Psalm 34:8 Click To Tweet This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.

S is for Scavenger Hunt

{ABC's of Summer Fun} S is for Scavenger Hunt @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your kids this summer? Or maybe with a group of kids? Scavenger hunts are exciting for kids of all ages. It’s kind of like a treasure hunt. I love doing nature scavenger hunts with my kids, but I think it’d be a lot of fun to try some different themes! S is for Scavenger Hunt