Heirloom Tomato Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Lime Vinaigrette @ AVirtuousWoman.org

One of my favorite things about summer is the beautiful tomatoes Рespecially when they are homegrown! This recipe is super simple to make and tastes amazing. Salad Ingredients 4 or 5 Heirloom tomatoes (different colors and sizes), sliced 1 fresh Mozzarella, sliced 3 Basil leaves 1 Oregano stem salt/pepper Vinaigrette Ingredients salt/pepper Juice from 1 Lemon Juice from 1/2 Lime 1/3 cup Olive Oil 3

Pound Cake and Peaches Sundae

Pound Cake and Peaches Sundae @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. In our house, peaches are a special summer treat. Maybe because I grew up in Georgia where peaches grow every where. I just know we all love peaches. My daughter Emily gets so happy when I bring home peaches. I’ll also never forget the first time

Family Adventures July 2015

The Ringstaff Family Adventures July 2015 @ AVirtuousWoman.org

We have had a fantastic summer. July has been busy, but lots of fun. Lots of good memories! Some new things this month were Hannah and Laura started taking gymnastics – fun! There’s a local girl who’s teaching gymnastics and dance and Laura has been asking for a while to try gymnastics. I think it’s going to be really good for both the girls. I’m

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

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

R is for Reading Challenge

R is for Reading Challenge @ AVirtuousWoman.org

R is for Reading Challenge I am so thankful that all of my kids love to read books. I didn’t love reading books until I was about 12 years old, but from the time I first fell in love with books I never stopped.¬†And it was a summer reading challenge program that first gave me a love for reading! Today I’m sharing a great list

Pineapple Lemonade

Pineapple Lemonade @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This is the perfect beverage for summer time. Refreshing and light. I know you’ll love this recipe! Pineapple Lemonade 4 C of pureed pineapple 1 C agave 1 C water 3 lemons, juiced 3 C cold water 6 C ice cubes 1. Put pineapple in a bowl add the 1/2 C agave. Stir ingredients and allow to sit for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. 2.

Our Summer Lunch Boxes

Our Summer Lunch Box for the Pool @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Our Summer Lunch Box for the Pool A few days ago I was at Target and found these sets on clearance sale. I’ve been using the Easy Lunch Boxes for about two years, but when I saw these, I was sold on the fact that the lunch boxes came with their own reusable ice packs. Now, obvioulsy, I could have just bought a few ice

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

This post brought to you by eBay. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Virtuous Woman. How to Plan the Perfect Picnic I’m so glad it’s summer. At our house summer means enjoying the outdoors to the fullest. It also means eating outside a lot. In fact, we eat lunches outside in our yard – just for fun on an ordinary day.

Our Summer Schedule

Our Summer Schedule @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Our Summer Schedule In my book, summer is all about having fun and making memories. One of the reasons I love being a stay at home {work at home} mom is that I get to choose my own schedule. Since my husband is a pastor, his schedule is flexible, too. Well, having said that, I should point out that being a pastor is not all