What is it about a stick-horse that evokes such warm, happy, nostalgic thoughts? I just love them! They are the simplest toy and inspire loads of imagination and creativity, which is something I look for in the best playthings. Believe it or not, in the right setting, I think they would also add perfect accents [...]
Ready and waiting for lunch. I’m probably one of the most blessed women I know. Seriously! I have an awesome husband, five kids, ages 8, 14, 17, 24 & 26. I have a son-in-law and soon-to-be son-in-law who are every mom’s dream for their daughters, and ice that whole cake with 3 adorable grandbabies! God [...]
Be sure to visit the Sugar Doodles blog to see all the amazing project possibilities for a Silhouette SD. They’re hosting a giveaway where one reader will actually win their own Silhouette! Enter for a chance to be the craftiest person on your block!
With 20 years of homeschooling behind us, and the 21st on the horizon, you would think we would have it all figured out when it comes to curriculum. Math has been a struggle for at least two of our five (actually, three would probably say so) and the problem isn’t always the child. Sometimes, it’s [...]
Well, I promised you two reviews, today, and I am working on them as we speak — but afternoon….well, that ship has sailed. We sold our home on Friday and must find, make an offer and close on a new home, by September 3. Guess where I have been all afternoon? And this evening after [...]
“Be still, and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10 Be still. I WANT that. When was the moment I stopped taking the time for it? I can’t remember, but I know I need to start again and make it a regular part of my day. I want to say that I can blame it [...]
Scraped knees and elbows, sunburns, bumps and bruises — summer tends to lend itself to more than the average number of childhood scrapes and ailments. Parents throughout time have all had their own ways to help children deal with them – to learn to cope with minor scrapes and injuries without calling 911 or having [...]
A cry for help, from someone dear, sent me searching the world-wide web, this morning to find effective ways to remove crayon from fabric. There are an astronomical number of websites with tips and suggestions, but did you know Crayola, themselves, has an entire guide devoted to helping us remove their products from places our [...]