ABC’s of Summer Fun {M is for Marshmallows}

M is for Marshmallow {ABC's of Summer Fun} @

M is for Marshmallows You can find the rest of the series here. We have this fire pit in our front yard - it's nothing fancy. Just a few large rocks in a circle. And we have two picnic tables plus a toddler size picnic table to accommodate our large family. We have family gathers on a regular {often weekly} basis in our yard during the spring, summer, and fall. We love to break open a bag of marshmallows and let the kids roast them on our campfire . Of course, the adults get in on the … [Read more...]

Exploring the World After Dark

{30+ Ideas} Night Time Science for Kids @

Night Time Science for Kids For you homeschool moms, I just wanted to let you know I have another post up on - Exploring the World After Dark: 30+ Night Time Science Ideas for Kids.... Lots of fun to be had! I mean, given the chance every child loves exploring the world around them, even at night! So, go check it out! … [Read more...]

Be Thou My Vision

Be Thou My Vision

I'll never forget seeing Jamie Jorge in concert on Christmas morning in 2005. This hymn, Be Thou My Vision, is one of my all time favorites. Be Thou My Vision Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art; Thou my best Thought, by day or by night, Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light. Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word; I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord; Thou my great Father, I Thy true son; Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee … [Read more...]

{Homeschool} Build Your Bundle Pre-Sale


We are finishing up our 17th year of homeschooling. 17 years. That's a long time. I definitely have my favorite books and curriculums... One thing I'd say most homeschool families share is a love for books. Good books. And starting the new school year with new books, new curriculum... is sort of like an adventure just waiting to happen. So, in light of the fact that I'm maybe now what people would call a veteran homeschooler... {gosh, I feel old} I wanted to let you know about the … [Read more...]

The Kids Bedrooms

The Kids Bedrooms @

From Chaos to Calm: Day 66 The Kids Bedrooms Scripture Memory: “Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven." Matthew 18: 10 You can read the rest of this series here.  In my house, we have four bedrooms, three of which are devoted to the children. My oldest two girls share a bedroom and my youngest two share a bedroom. We are blessed to have large rooms although, they … [Read more...]