A Glimpse Into Our Homeschool…


In which we take a break from the cliff-hanger Home Management Binder Series to give a glimpse into our homeschool…Binder tips will resume when the desktop gets out of the hospital. (Good news – diagnosis has been made and parts are in the mail!) Our School Day I look forward to 10 am every day, […]

My List of Ten for 2012

All week I’ve been planning to post about one of my favorite things…New Year’s Resolutions! But while I was reading some of my favorite blogs on the topic and something dawned on me like an orange globe in a pink winter sunrise… I can’t say it better myself, so I won’t even try.  Whether they […]

Of Mice and Men and Pride


Prideful thoughts are kind of like mice. You know they’re there, but must of the time they stay hidden. Until one day that prideful thought grows a little too confident and goes public, like a sleek, fat mouse, suddenly waltzing across your kitchen in broad daylight like he owns the place. This is not just […]

Thrill Therapy


There is something therapeutic about riding a Roller Coaster. As a mom, I have so much responsibility. Three small children, managing a house, cooking 3 meals a day, being a wife, running a business – so much depends on keeping it all together. Some days I feel like the Elephant in “Horton Hears a ‘Who’” […]

Short and Random

Past:  Homeschooled all the way second eldest of 7 kids grew up in Fl., N.C., and N.Y. Lived in a tipi Then a log cabin Learned to grow a {huge} garden, exercise hospitality, and eviscerate a chicken {in 6 seconds} while living on a homestead Married my {awesome} pastor’s {awesome} son in 2005. Present:  Living […]

Of Tea and Seasons

I made Kombucha Tea today for the first time since Seth was born. Why, when I believe so strongly in the health benefits of this and other fermented drinks, would I quit making it for over a year? The answer is the same reason as it was in this post – “Seasons”. I was in […]

IRL {In Real Life} Adventures


Twice in the last few weeks I’ve had the immense pleasure of having a contact made through the blog turn into a face-to-face meeting – getting together with someone I’ve never met before, and ending our time as friends in real life. How cool is that!? Both visits happened ’cause these gals took my open […]

The Guest Room Is Ready!


 Last month we moved into our new bedroom, meaning the green room at the top of the stairs could now officially become the guest room.  It’s quite spacious, with a queen bed and a smaller toddler bed ready to host even a whole little family. Flowers compliments of my mother. Do come and visit!