Favourite Picture Books For All Ages

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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, I painfully suffered through the reading of Pinky Pie’s Party and other such nonsense that […]

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Nightstand Book Stacks of 2016

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  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 my own, especially fiction. I love reading. I used to read A LOT. Then I […]

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Our Summer Reading Project

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July 2nd is our local library’s official kickoff for their summer reading challenge. This year, our family is going to participate. In fact, the kids are so super excited that we’ve started already! With my swim bag continually packed, our summer inevitably is filled with beach trips, splash pads, camping, picnics, watermelons, popsicles and of […]

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Review: A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman

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We use Sonlight in our homeschool. Their educational approach to learning through books is a good fit for our family in this season. Something that I love about their books is that it’s not just the children who enjoy them, I do too! I would definitely add A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman […]

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#MomHeart Conference 2014

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These are my friends, new and old, from the MomHeart Conference in Texas last week; one friend I met online 5 years ago, three I met last year at the conference in NC and two were brand new this year {or four if you count the adorable little girl and boy that tagged along with […]

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A Little Change: Just Add a Lamp

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DH and I have had mismatched bedroom lamps for our entire marriage. Does it really matter in the long run? Not really. But I’d mentioned it to DH once about how it would be nice to have matching ones; sort of a pie-in-the-sky sort of wish since I refuse to spend a fortune on lamps […]

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Our Jesse Tree and Advent: Coming

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  What is a Jesse Tree? A Jesse Tree is a fun way to teach children about the events leading up to the amazing birth of Christ. It can become a visual reminder of how incredible God is, of what He has done and how He has worked it all together to bring about Christ’s […]

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A Day in the Life 5.28.12

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Today was a good day. We learned about mammals and three basic ways to help determine a mammal. {Hair, live young ones and nursing}. We sure love our Berenstain Bears’ Big Book of Science and Nature! We also read a bit about the egg, tadpole, frog process and plan to head down to the pond […]

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Small Style: Sarah’s Silks

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Chloe and John love their Sarah’s Silks dress up clothing. We had the perfect opportunity this week to wear these lovely creations out of the house legitimately. Saturday was the annual Storybook Breakfast fundraiser and the tots had a wonderful time. This year the books we received at the breakfast were Olivia Saves the Circus, […]

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Tot School: Spring Walks

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Get Moving! This week we had beautiful weather where all the snow had melted, then we got a whole bunch more. With the fluctuation of weather, it was inevitable that the littles are battling colds; Chloe more so than John. We didn’t go on our usual Friday swim this week. We were so busy with […]

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