Giving Thanks with a Grateful Heart

Some years ago, our family chose a Bible verse to guide our days and our steps, to help us focus on who we wanted to be and how we wanted to live. [1 Thessalonians 5:16-18] Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything, give thanks. Simple words that pack a powerful punch. Easy to … [Read more...]

UNAUTHORIZED – Role Playing Card Game from Chara Games {a review}

  Our family is always happy to find a game the whole family can play together. When I received Unauthorized, the newest game from Chara Games we were thrilled to find out it was one all six of us could play together. This fun interactive card game moves quickly while incorporating a … [Read more...]

Trust Fund Movie Review

I'm always happy for the opportunity to share a good book or movie with my teen aged daughter so I was excited to receive a copy of the movie Trust Fund from Mapelle Films.  Along with the dvd I also received the book Love Was Near to share with her. As a member of the Homeschool Review Crew, this … [Read more...]

Summer Family Activities and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

This week I find myself at church camp with my family. While I'm teaching kids to knit, crochet and embroider so they can earn a merit badge, my own children are busy being campers themselves and my husband is doing handyman jobs wherever he's needed. Fun family times! Here are a few more ideas for … [Read more...]

Homeschooling: Fabulous Times and Hard Things – a visit with Kim

Have you ever met someone and thought, "Wow, I just like to hang out with them. I think I could learn so much just by spending time with them." That's how I felt when first meeting my friend Kim. We first were introduced by mutual friends and ever since, I'm always blessed by the time we may get to … [Read more...]