Favourite Picture Books For All Ages

If you come over to my house for a visit, you will probably notice that we have books in almost every room of our home. Picture books, chapter books, board books, novels, biographies…I love books, good books that is. Yes,…
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But If Not…

So yesterday Isaac fell down the stairs, and then had a bad seizure. I’m so thankful for the children God gave me. Chloe (10) was a huge blessing in getting me the phone for 911, then gathering what I would…
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Nightstand Book Stacks of 2016

  One of my 2016 goals was to read. We use Sonlight for school and they have some really great read alouds. I enjoy almost all of our Sonlight books however my goal was to find time to read on…
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Roses, Exploring and 21,000 Steps

At their request, I woke my oldest two at 5:00 am to join me for a little morning exercise. They’d been asking to join me and then come home to have breakfast with mommy and daddy before he left for…
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Meet Our Canadian Family

  Welcome. I’m glad you’re here. I’d love to introduce myself! We live in Ontario, Canada. I grew up in Northern Ontario but moved to Southern Ontario 16 years ago. Southern Ontario is where I met my husband. We’ve been…
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This Is My Father’s World

It seems that the news is constantly filled with terrible, life-changing tragedies. I don’t know if it is that I’m paying more attention to the news in general now, but each day it seems that we wake up to more…
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Sugar Cookies & Jam Star Cookies

  Star Linzer Cookies 3/4 lb butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup raspberry jam Icing Sugar for dusting Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and…
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