The beauty in all of us that we can share with others!


This morning I just wanted to share with you how each of us has beauty that we can share with others. Our tulips and lilacs were blooming a couple weeks ago and so my oldest daughter, Sarah, arranged this beautiful bouquet for our table. She loves to decorate and has done many things around our […]

15 Resources to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer!

15 Resources to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer

Many of you, including me, are winding down your homeschool for the year and are looking forward to summer. With the summer months comes lots of fun family times and outdoor activity. But I want to encourage you to keep your kids learning this summer! Below I have listed 15 great resources that will give […]

How to Kill Your Goliath {free ebook by Chip Brogden}

How to Kill Your Goliaths

One of my readers emailed me to let me know about this free ebook being offered right now by Chip Brogden — How to Kill Your Goliath. I was able to read through this short ebook yesterday afternoon and I have to say it was such an encouragement. I am going to be jotting down […]

3 Books I Finished This Week + Books I Plan to Read This Coming Week

Books Read This Week - 04-22

I missed my post last week, partly because I didn’t finish reading any books to post about! Our school year is winding down, so I was spending time figuring out what we need to accomplish before we take our summer break. I was also beginning to plan for next year and starting to order books […]

Need some homemaking help? Check out this great resource!

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

Just a quick note this morning to let you know about this wonderful homemaking bundle that is currently on sale. I love being home and being a homemaker, but I have to admit that there are times when it gets overwhelming! And that’s why Erin and Stephanie created the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle… because as rewarding as […]

Free Download: The Complete Chronicles of Narnia Audiobooks

Free Download: Complete Chronicles of Narnia Audiobooks

I have posted about this on Facebook before, but don’t think I ever posted here on my site. You can listen to the complete Chronicles of Narnia Audiobook series online for free! If you want to download to listen on-the-go, simply right click on the direct link and choose “Save Link As” or “Save Target […]

Dr. Tedd & Margy Tripp Discuss Their Book: Instructing a Child’s Heart


In a day and age where we have so much information at our fingertips, I really appreciate the Tripps who provide such Godly counsel on parenting. What I appreciate about their books is that they focus on the heart of the child. Many times we want a formula or a 3 step plan to make […]

Great Inspirational Music for Your Kids!

Great Inspirational Music for Your Kids

This past weekend when my parents were over for dinner, we had fun reminiscing about some of the old records we used to listen to when I was a child. We talked about the fun songs that were filled with so much meaning and all the fun we had singing them together. Even as an […]

Free Homemaking Video e-Course!


Are you a stressed-out homemaker? Don’t stay overwhelmed! Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking! Are you tired of getting behind on laundry? Do you struggle to keep your kitchen clean? Does the dinner hour have you harried? If so, you cannot miss a FREE 4-part mini eCourse that is available […]

Berry Coconut Flour Muffins {THM:S}

Berry Coconut Flour Muffins (THM:S)

A friend of mine (hi Terri!) gave me this recipe and these muffins are SO good. Terri fixed these when we went to visit her a while back and they were delicious. I told her I had to  have the recipe! Once I looked the ingredients over, I knew that I could adjust a little […]

Bedtime Math {A fun series of books to teach math informally!}

Bedtime Math

I am so excited to share with you some really fun math books I recently ran across on Amazon. I had never heard of these before so I took a look at the samples and wow! How fun! Laura Overdeck’s mission is to make math as fun as the bedtime story! Her books pair wacky math […]

Learn how to homeschool the easy way!

Homeschool Made Simple

A while back I was introduced to Compass Classroom and was really excited about some of the resources they were creating. At the time I was looking at their American History program, but then decided to go another direction with our studies. I also was very interested in their WordUp! DVDs, but they had not […]

4 Books I Finished This Week + Books I Plan to Read This Coming Week

Books Read This Week - 04-08

It has been a good week! We are taking our “spring break” this week so I have been enjoying doing some projects around the house. Monday I cleaned out our laundry room. This little room houses not only the washer and dryer, but a sink, all our coats, boots, hats, gloves, mittens, bird seed buckets, […]

My Study Through 1 & 2 Peter Using The Intentional Bible Study Journal

The Intentional Bible Study Journal

I announced last week about my brand new softcover book, The Intentional Bible Study Journal. Well, I couldn’t wait until today to begin my first study — I started yesterday! A while ago I had decided my next study would be through 1 & 2 Peter, so I spent a little time over the weekend […]

NEW! The Intentional Bible Study Journal {softcover}

The Intentional Bible Study Journal

A friend and I have been studying through the book, You Are Loved, and we have really been getting a lot out of the study. This was my first introduction to studying the Bible using the SOAP method and I loved it! I decided to put together another journal in my “intentional” series — one […]