I don't know about you but for me, it can be really hard to stay focused during my devotion time or for that fact, even starting it! I wake up and immediately my mind starts setting an agenda of all things that need to be done. I feel an urgency to get up and make … Continue reading Scripture Journaling
Tips and Tricks for Visiting Silver Dollar City (part 1)
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)
The Little Lady Next Door
"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
The Blessing Jar
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
Our Schooling Choice…
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…
Adventures at Legoland Florida
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
Stretching a Penny (episode 1)
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)
The Capitol of Arkansas breaks out in praise.
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.
One of my favorite things to buy on Amazon..
I love Amazon! Who doesn't? Its so easy. Find the item you need, click buy, and its at your door in a few days. What's not to love? My husband and I became members with Amazon Prime ages ago and really enjoy all the perks of being a member. For me, free shipping is right … Continue reading One of my favorite things to buy on Amazon..
Flu/Cold Home Remedy
It's that time of the year, again! You know the time of year I am referring to, right? The time of year when you make a run to the local "everything" store to buy tissues, vitamin C and whatever will ensure you a good nights sleep. Ah, yes, now you are with me! The infamous … Continue reading Flu/Cold Home Remedy