Archive | September, 2011

That’s IT! I’m Going EMO!

The lack of sunshine during the PNW’s fall and winter  can be a little, well, to be honest, depressing. Especially, when you face the fact that it can rainan average of 37 inches per year.That’s a lot of puddles to splash in with gorgeous rainboots. Especially, when you add the Wikipedia fact thatthere are 100 shades of gray.The PNW wears them […]

Continue Reading 15

What Rhymes with Heart?

Can you guess what my little girl answered? Curious? Does “Pull My Finger” give you a hint? Join me at tUeSdAy aT hOmE tEaChEd as we discuss why I love homeschooling, how to make your kids enjoy poetry, the author of “As the Deer” and other random topics swirled into a blog.

Continue Reading 2

I’m Still an Ol’ Bag

When a new school year starts, we’re all thinking the same thing – if only I were more organized and efficient, I would remember more and accomplish more. We long for that perfect container, perfect shelving system, perfect organizational feature, that will magically transform our chaos into control. In 2010, I blogged through an organizational kick […]

Continue Reading 10

More S’mores!

For my Amazing Grace’s Graduation last year, I made the cutest little S’more bags ever. If you don’t mind me saying so myself. I vowed to make them again for camping. S’mores Deluxe, coming right up! This Tupperware is old, vintage, almost. It perfectly fits a box of graham crackers, and has been my Graham Cracker […]

Continue Reading 4

Don’t Spit Me Out!

 There’s nothing better than a drink of cold water on a hot day. If you really think about it, nagging your kids to stay hydrated is Biblical. Well, maybe not the nagging, but providing cold water for them is.  Matthew 10:42   And whoever…gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, […]

Continue Reading 6

True Confessions

I’m going to admit it…. since I was still in braces, I’ve wanted to publish a novel. This is the heading used when I was a columnist for the local newspaper as a teenager, when I first publically admitted I wanted to publish a novel. After college I married Scott and we began a family. During those […]

Continue Reading 7