Saturday, September 25, 2010

Bountiful Baskets

We've been enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables, purchased through the Bountiful Baskets co-op.  Can you believe all of this came in one basket?  And is that not the biggest mango you have ever seen???  The produce is usually locally grown or sustainably farmed, and we choose the organic basket for health and environmental reasons.

Today's basket was such a blessing.  Although we're definitely sold on the value and quality of the produce, we've passed on ordering the last few weeks.  We just couldn't squeeze one more thing out of the budget.  And then I received an email from Cate.  Cate had a giveaway on her blog recently, and she asked her readers to leave comments sharing what they are doing to stretch their budgets in these tough times.  I mentioned how much we are saving through cloth diapering, and when she did the drawing, I won! 

I needed this kind of encouragement this week.  It's like a whisper from God, a reminder that He is caring for us, even in this tough season.  We continue to pray for a job for Andy (anyone out there in bloggerland need a talented and dedicated architect? :), and in the meantime, God is showing Himself faithful.  Day by day....little by little. 

How have you been blessed lately?  :)


Sean's Ladies said...

:) He is faithful!

Emily B. said...

We love BB too.

And just an FYI, if you volunteer w/BB, you get a free basket (plus any leftovers at the end of the morning) as a thanks for your time. So if you ever find yourself with a free 2-and-a-half hours on a Saturday morning, it might be a fun way to have some "adult" time out of the house with some really cool people while also scoring free produce for your family :)

PS- you just show up an hour before pick up time starts if you want to work. no sign up needed

Sarah 'Bekah said...

We've been praying for God's provision in special ways for you, Kiara, so I rejoiced to see this neat example of His blessing!

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