Crafts

Solar Eclipse Pinhole Viewers

We are just 2 days away from the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse, and I’m probably the only person left on the planet who hasn’t bought the necessary glasses. It’s a huge homeschool fail, I know. I see all the homeschoolers around me ramping up for the big event, drafting elaborate unit studies, inspiring excitement and anticipation. And me? […]

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I met the Oola Guys a couple of years ago at a company convention.  They were in the Expo area, where all day long they were busy sharing their message, their book, Oola, Find Balance in an Unbalanced World, and snapping crazy pictures with their fans.  I didn’t know what exactly their message was, I […]

How to Use a Personality Test to Make Homeschooling a Breeze

I don’t know what rock I’ve had my head buried under, but I’ve just recently discovered the power of personality tests and I wanted to share with you how to use a personality test to make homeschooling a breeze. We have some strong personalities in our home, starting with my husband and I, so it’s […]

The Halloween Aftermath

I know that I cannot be the only Mom that worries and stews about what to do in the Halloween aftermath.  As we’ve become much more aware of what we are eating and feeding our children, the thought of them downing buckets of candy on Halloween night absolutely horrifies me. My children are normally healthy and […]

When Pumpkin Spice is Not so Nice

The fall is, in my humble opinion, the most majestic season.  It’s when nature’s splendor is in full display, making our experience of living so much sweeter.  Yet amidst the delight of nature walks, romping in fallen leaves, and marveling at God’s handiwork, we are still bombarded with the frenzy of marketing that inevitably comes with […]

Why I Needed a Himalayan Salt Lamp

Please tell me I’m not the only one who has always wanted a Himalayan Salt Lamp.  I honestly just love the warm, cozy feeling that comes from the orange glow of the lamp.  I never had any idea that there were actually health benefits to these beautiful lamps, but after a little research, I found […]