Homeschool · Valentine's Day

February Unit Studies & Bible Devotions

We've been studying U.S. history and anatomy throughout our school year so far. Each month-ish we are focusing on a new system of the body. We have studied a few Indian tribes and the different names of God using the MFW curriculum as well. Here's our tentative schedule for the year: October: Skeletal System & Northeastern… Continue reading February Unit Studies & Bible Devotions


Shabby Chic Farmhouse Basement

Call it vintage, cottage, shabby chic, or farmhouse. This basement has it all! I'm never tired of designing a beautiful farmhouse space. Everyone seems to love the popular farmhouse style. I would have to agree! I don't want this trend to go away! I enjoy designing all sorts of different styles of spaces, but the… Continue reading Shabby Chic Farmhouse Basement


3 Halloween Devotions that are Fun!

We haven't even carved our pumpkins yet and today is Halloween! It's okay. Instead of carving our pumpkins last night, we went to the store and bought some glow sticks to hand out to the trick-or-treaters instead. Halloween has so many opportunities to share Jesus with those around us. If anything, it should be one… Continue reading 3 Halloween Devotions that are Fun!


French Country Farmhouse Bath

  *shower curtain|bath vanity|rug|*vanity light fixture|herringbone wall tile *original item no longer available. Decorative items selected from Hobby Lobby. Sometimes gaining a little peace comes in the form of a teeny, tiny space called the bathroom! Bathrooms seem to always be associated with peace and tranquility. When I was working within the commercial market sector,… Continue reading French Country Farmhouse Bath

Homeschool · Summer

Strawberry Girl: Summer Literature Study

Lois Lenski  has quickly become our new favorite children's author. If you enjoy reading Little House on the Prairie series, you will absolutely love these. She has an entire historical series of novels that are great to read when studying history with children. I really like the gentle approach to schooling throughout the summer by… Continue reading Strawberry Girl: Summer Literature Study


10 Ideas to Teach Your Children Biblical Truths Using Ordinary Rocks

I used to sell rocks. Yep, regular everyday rocks. I vividly remember sitting by the end of my driveway convinced that the next person who drove by would buy my beautiful collection. Not much has changed over the years. My kids also love rocks. What kid doesn't? There's been a movement to paint rocks recently.… Continue reading 10 Ideas to Teach Your Children Biblical Truths Using Ordinary Rocks

Father's Day

Easy Father’s Day Key Chains Using Shrinky Dinks

For Father's Day this year, we decided to make some easy key chains using Shrinky Dinks. Have you ever heard of them? I used to create with these when I taught art at our local museum. It can't get much easier than creating a gift using these shrinking sheets. The instructions are so easy to… Continue reading Easy Father’s Day Key Chains Using Shrinky Dinks