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Simple Christmas Crafts with Popsicle Sticks

I love the Christmas holidays!  We tend to drop back to just the basics in our homeschool.  This gives us all a much-needed break and it allows us time for the many activities that come along with the holidays. In our home, we love anything that is creative, so I’ve started leaving out crafting supplies […]

How to Make Fabulous Cards with your Kids

I’ve officially how seen a wedding invitation on Facebook. Is this what the world is coming to?  I know I’m getting older and sometimes I don’t get the younger generation, but this was a bit much. So much of our communication is done by text and social media.  I can’t even deny that I’m a […]

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 […]

Paddle-to-the-Sea Unit Study Chapters 1-3

I clearly remember, over 30 years ago, sitting in my elementary class, listening to the teacher read the book, Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling Clancy Holling. Her enthusiasm for the story was directly conveyed to us, her students, as we listen enraptured by the story of small canoe carved by an young boy, drifting through the Great Lakes out […]

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 […]