My Favorite Music of 2012

We listen to a lot of music at our house. Something about having music on during the day tends to cheer everyone up and help us stay that way! Here is a list of our most played albums/artists of 2012 (these weren’t necessarily released in 2012, but we played them a lot!): Mommy’s Favorite: All […]

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iPad Mini Review

I got an iPad Mini for Christmas from my parents. My dad gave me his old iPad earlier this year, and I really liked it! I used it a lot for web surfing, reading via the Kindle app, watching videos on Netflix or Hulu, email checking, and homeschooling. As Delaney learned to use it, she […]

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January Reading

Last week, I sat in front of my bookshelf (both physically and digitally) and made a list of all the books that I own but haven’t read. It was quite lengthy! I went ahead and planned out my literary year in the form of a written calendar. I thought I would share what I will […]

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Ice Skating

Delaney really wanted to go ice skating this year. She was taking dance lessons for a little while, but decided she really didn’t like it and wanted to try ice skating. A local rink has a homeschooling day where we can go for a great price. I took her for her first time a few […]

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Christmas Day 2012

We all slept late on Christmas Day. It was so wonderful! Around 9am, we all found our way to the den. I popped the french toast in the oven to bake, and we settled in to open the gifts we got for each other. The girls were so excited to open their stockings and other […]

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Christmas Eve 2012

We had a wonderful Christmas. One of the best I can remember! Probably because the girls are at such a fun age. They just loved every little thing that we did this year. We started off with a Christmas Eve morning spent at home relaxing. We did a little craft, and the girls went down […]

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Merry Christmas!

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An EASY Christmas Craft

If you are like our family, Christmas family celebrations don’t start until the night of Christmas Eve which leaves us a full morning and afternoon of Christmas festivity anticipation (which can be a little exhausting with little ones). I found this simple craft (the link is at the bottom of their post) a few weeks ago […]

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Book Review: Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

Last week, I read Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas. If you ask around for recommendations on marriage books (in the Christian community), chances are this book will be mentioned more than once. It’s been on my list of books to read for about…the last seven years…so I am ashamed to say I just got around to […]

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Behind the Doors

See those closed doors?   Know what that means? Rest time.  The sweetest two hours of this mommy’s day. Not because I don’t enjoy having my kids with me all the time, but because I do. Because I want them to be with me, I need to recharge in the middle of everyday. How do I […]

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