I was knee-high to a grasshopper when I first went to Silver Dollar City. I have many fun and fond memories that were created there! It was there, that my husband (boyfriend back then) bought me Dippin Dots on our first unofficial date and also there that both of my kids rode their first … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Visiting Silver Dollar City (part 1)
"Who is mowing on a day like today?" I asked myself as I looked out my window to see my 90-year-old neighbor pushing her small lawn mower. The temps were close to 80 and definitely not ideal for her to be doing such a task. I took it upon myself to go next door and … Continue reading The Little Lady Next Door
A few years ago, I was at a homeschool co-op Christmas party. It was a beautiful time of laughter and friends. We had a table covered with a variety of tasty foods and dispensers full of hot cocoa and coffee close by to chase away the chilly evening. We were having our fill of laughter too. … Continue reading The Blessing Jar
Homeschooling seems to be picking up speed, becoming a very common choice for families in the Midwest and around the country. I was homeschooled from day one and am thankful that my parents chose that direction for me. It was exactly what I needed. I know homeschooling isn't possible for most families. I know many who … Continue reading Our Schooling Choice…
A few years ago, we decided to make a trip to Florida, driving down the Atlantic coast and returning by the gulf coast side. We had a set budget and two weeks vacation. We decided to tent camp whenever possible. Now, I knew that sounded ambitious but we were up for the challenge! Not everything … Continue reading Adventures at Legoland Florida
We are a family who survives on one steady income. I am a stay at home/homeschool mom and have been since my daughter was born nine years ago. I am blessed to have always been there for my two wonderful kiddos and all the money in the world couldn't compare to that. Being a stay … Continue reading Stretching a Penny (episode 1)
America. What makes you so great or not so great? I know that the story of "America" varies with each individual. I am proud to be an American. I have respect for our flag and what the forefathers of this great nation stood for. I hold the freedoms of speech and the freedom to worship … Continue reading The Capitol of Arkansas breaks out in praise.