Mess Free Creativity with Thin Stix {A Review & Giveaway}

  My kids and I have been having a lot of fun in the last few weeks using the clever, mess-free, tempera paint called Thin Stix Creativity Pack from The Pencil Grip, Inc. My daughter squealed when they arrived, quite happy we received a set for this review. We both like to color and … [Read more...]

{Why} Motherhood Matters – a book review

  As a girl, all I really wanted to be when I grew up was to become a wife and mother, stay at home, raise a family. I guess you could say it was my calling. A beautiful calling, but not an easy one! There are joys, blessings, rewards amidst quarrels, snotty noses and skinned knees. I … [Read more...]

A New Planner for Your Year Round Homeschooling Needs

  Today I'm sharing all about a tool that's making my life easier and there will be a big announcement at end of this post, so you'll want to read all the way through! I am finding myself immersed in the planning of a new school year, for the 27th year in a row. I'm usually well on my … [Read more...]

Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents a Book Review {and Giveaway}

If you knew everything there was to know before becoming a parent, would you still have had children? Did you hesitate before answering? I've come to the conclusion there is a reason we don't know everything ahead of time. It's an adventure, a journey! One we might choose not to take if we could see … [Read more...]

Creative Gift-Giving Just Got Easier!

Is your 'love language' gift-giving? Or does your mind go blank when it the holiday season rolls around? Do you get giddy with the anticipation of buying and wrapping and giving? Or do your eyes glaze over and you find yourself picking up those pre-wrapped, no-one-will-use-it-anyway gifts at the end … [Read more...]