Beeswax Candles – Pros; No Cons

Beeswax candles actually clean the air rather than fill it with pollutants as petroleum-based paraffin candles do, benefiting those with environmental allergies, sensitivities, and asthma. The high melting point of beeswax results in a burn time 2-5 times longer than other candles. This high melting point also results in very little dripping, if any, which suits the taper candles as a […]

A Valentine’s Day Idea

Canva promo

Do you  have an email account? Are you subscribed to various promotional email lists? Are those promotional emails all decked out in pink and red, love and hearts? If you’re like me, you glance over them before hitting the delete button (if you even open it), right? Well, one promotional email today stopped me. It […]

2015 Has Begun!

Ice skating!

Here are a few of my recent favorite verses along with a few pictures of January in full swing! Rev. 3:2 "Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found they works perfect before God." Don’t give up, Esther, it’s not complete! 2 Cor. 4:17 "For […]

2014 Handbell Choir

The whole team!

There is nothing like the sound of bells at Christmas time! It was such a joy for several of us to participate in the IBLP handbell choir again this year. A heartfelt thank you to Esther for the many hours she put into organizing, scheduling, and coordinating everything to be prepared for playing at the […]

A New Design for the New Year!

Sauntina on the computer

Welcome to the new design of the staddonfamily.com website! Technology has changed a lot since our first post back in August of 2006 so it’s about time we freshened things up a bit. We still have a few bugs to smooth out, but Sauntina will be working hard to find and fix them: The really cool thing about our new […]

Adventures of a Landscape Photographer

0495_Many Glacier-Montana-USA_Canon EOS 40D, 70 mm, 1-60 sec at f - 4.0, ISO 100

Ever wondered how landscape photographers find those “wow” shots? Want an insiders look behind the scenes at how beautiful pictures are created? In the weeks before Christmas, I’ve been taking the time to write up the stories behind the pictures I chose for the 2015 Lenspiration Calendar. So far, I’ve written about the stories from […]

Pin It on Pinterest