Six Tips for Back to School Shopping

Even though we’re a homeschooling family, I still get excited about back to school season. The craft supplies. The backpacks, lunchboxes and canteens. And, the clothes. Ready to get your kids back to school wardrobe in tip top shape? I’ll give you my best tips 1. Take inventory I tend to buy at the end […]

My Songbird: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Psalms 66:1-2 Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth;sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise When I was pregnant with my oldest daughter, I prayed that God gave her plenty of musical talent. He heard me and answered beautifully. Rachel and I went to hear Abigail sing with the […]

Keeping Her Safe: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Psalm 91:11 For He will give his angels charge concerning you, to guard you in all you ways. There’s a giant hole in my heart, and it’s one that I don’t talk about a lot, except to my closest friends. My oldest daughter no longer lives with me. She’s been gone for a little over […]

Way Back When-esday: Summertime Fun


One of my favorite all time pictures of Abby, summer of 2006. She’s 11 here, and a newly minted big sister! Join in the fun at Cheryl’s for Way Back When-esday!

I Heart Faces: Celebrating Teens Photo Challenge


My oldest daughter will definitely NOT list this photos as one of her favorites, but it definitely makes my Top Ten list. For me, it represents Abby getting out of her comfort zone, and reminds me that she can do anything, once she puts her mind to it. Head over to I Heart Faces, and […]