The Unexpected Blessings Of Being A Homeschool Family

When we first started homeschooling, I knew there would be some perks. For instance, I have an electric pencil sharpener and laminator. How could I not, being a homeschool mom? However, the unexpected blessings of being a homeschool family, which we have experienced are more of why we keep doing what we are doing.   The Unexpected Blessings Of Being A Homeschool Family Now, I want to start with I get that homeschooling is not for everyone. I honestly feel it … Read More

5 Blogs You Need To Be Reading

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I am a blogger; I write words here on the internet for all to read. However, I am also a reader, and I enjoy reading books as well as other blogger’s words. Today I am sharing with you 5 Blogs You Need To Be Reading.     The Glorious Table You may have heard me mention The Glorious Table before, as I am a contributor there. The Glorious Table publishes blogs six days a week from a variety of talented … Read More

A Review of Project Passport: A Hands-On History Curriculum

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I am so excited to share Project Passport with you! I recently found out about Home School in the Woods and their Project Passport: a hands-on history curriculum. Check out my review below and also enter for a chance to win a set for your homeschool!!   (I received this product for free. All opinions are honest, and I was not required to post a positive review. Product links are affiliate links.) Home School in the Woods As you know … Read More

Joy for All People

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  One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is get up early, snuggle under a cozy fleece blanket with coffee cup in hand, and gaze at our Christmas tree as it dimly lights the room. In Michigan, more often than not the ground outside the window is covered in white, glistening snow. The peace and joy I feel as I sit there, looking at my tree in the quiet of the morning, warms my heart.   … Read More

Wishing You Hope and Joy This Christmas

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  Dear Reader, I just wanted to take a few minutes to let you know how thankful I am that you have allowed me space in your lives and have taken a few minutes here and there to read my words. It has given me great joy this year to start this blog and share my heart with you.   Wishing You Hope And Joy This Christmas I thought I would share our family Christmas card with you all.  If … Read More

Five Things That Would Be On My Bucket List

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I have never been a big bucket list person. I mean, I can conjure up a few ideas of things I would like to do, but I don’t have a numbered list written down. It is not something that I think about daily or even weekly to see where I am at or what I need to do to accomplish something. I am a list person, however, so if I were to do something that is bucket list item worthy, … Read More

Five Obstacles of Launching a Blog

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  At the beginning of the year when I “had a feeling” that I wanted to launch a blog, I really did not know all that went into it, and all the “behind the scenes” work that it takes to launch a blog. I thought I would write a few words and put them online. What began as a feeling in January grew to – OK, I am going to do this. I planned to launch at the beginning of … Read More

So, Why a Blog?

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I have started a blog.   This has been months in the making and I am excited that I am finally able to launch this thing and hit “Publish.”   Months ago, I started getting a little nudge that I needed to write. I felt and still feel that God is asking me to write… a book. That seems like such a huge leap. When the time is right I will share more about the book, but for now – … Read More