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5 Reasons I Wish We Weren’t Moving This Month

 

We are moving this month. Moving is not new to us. This will be our 12th move in our almost 14 years of marriage. This particular move is most daunting because of all that’s going on. Here are some reasons I wish we weren’t moving this month. It’s a big birthday…

Journey to a Healthier Me : Motivation #4

 

I’ve been sharing what motivated me to start losing weight. Now I’d like to share a motivation that I got after I started. Inches. To date I have lost 9 inches. The number dropping on the scale is great but it’s the clothes getting looser that makes it all worth…

Reality Check

 

Have you ever had one of those days? or maybe it’s one of those weeks? You don’t feel motivated or your barely home, so the laundry waits another day, and the dishes and, and… I had one of those weeks last week and I found myself standing in my kitchen….

March 3 in 30 : Day 31

 

This month just flew by. It’s already time to check in on my goals for the month. Make a list of books needed for homeschool next year and include a price list. Done! I finished late last night but I have my list of books with prices. Now I’m ready for…

Feed My Starving Children

 

This week our 4-H group had the privilege of serving at Feed My Starving Children. FMSC is a non-profit christian organization that utilizes volunteers to make food packets to send to starving people around the world. They have shifts available where people can sign up for to help make Manna…

Thrifty Thursday :: Artisan Bread

 

Since my last Thrifty Thursday post was on my regular bread, I thought I’d stick with the theme and let you in on how easy and cheap Artisan Bread is to make. My sister got me the book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, for my birthday a couple…

Journey to a Healthier Me : Motivation #3

 

Photo by perry_marco This month I’ve been sharing my motivations to getting healthier. My first motivation was seeing my BMI at it’s highest. My second was being an example to my kids. The third thing that has motivated me on my journey to getting healthier is acknowledging my sin and…

He’s Growing Up

 

You know your son is growing up when the paper airplane he asks you to make: Has and 8 step process. Requires glue. Requires a ruler to measure lines, angles, and folds. Requires scissors to cut said angles and lines. Has at least 14 folds. The smile is totally worth…

Journey to a Healthier Me 3/21

 

I had a post planned for today. It was in my head and I tried to write it down but the words aren’t quite clicking today. I also don’t have extra time to think right now. So you’ll have to stay tuned to see what else motivates me next week,…

History for Young Ages

 

I always hated history when I went to school, so I wasn’t necessarily looking forward to teaching it when I decided to homeschool. We had lower elementary aged kids when we started homeschooling. I knew that any history they would learn at this age would be unnecessary but an added bonus.When…