We had a wonderful time visiting my family at my parents’ home this year. The drive was long (12 hours), but well worth it (thank you, honey!). Since it’s late, I’ll just post some pictures for now. As you can see, my parents had a rather full house… …which made it hectic, but fun. Getting … [Read more…]
I will not be able to post again for a few days, so I wanted to wish everyone who stops by here a very blessed, joyous Christmas!
I found this recipe and video from Homespun Living (a fantastic blog that never fails to inspire me!), and she claims that the recipe really is as easy (and as wonderful) as it looks. I wasn’t going to post this until I had actually tried it, but it seemed too wonderful to keep it to … [Read more…]
…but that picture of Grace that I posted below is just too cute! Sorry… just thinking out loud…
I’m sure you’ve seen this already, but Maureen Wittman (who wrote/compilated the wonderful Catholic Homeschool Companion, which I highly recommend) is giving away free books! Stop by her blog every day and see what book is being given away that day… then email her and see if you win!
This Saturday was the PERFECT sort of day for me — cold, drizzly, filled with shopping, and ending with a hot meal in my snuggly home. Here are some of the things I was thankful for: My fun red shoes that my Mom got me last year. They keep my feet toasty warm, which is … [Read more…]
This Advent has been so disappointing. I had so many plans swirling around in my head… so many activities I wanted to try, presents I wanted to make, and elaborate lessons to bestow upon the kids. Enter reality. A certain little someone who shall remain nameless (but her initials are G-R-A-C-E) has seen to it … [Read more…]
I’d love to say that we’ve got great activities planned for today, but that’s not possible this year… so we’ll be celebrating by eating Mexican food this evening! Whoo hoo! (crockpot chicken tacos are a family favorite, so this will be a wonderful way to celebrate! And what could be easier? 2 packages of boneless/skinless … [Read more…]
My days — like yours — are filled to the brim. Grace is a sweet baby, but has, shall we say, “napping issues.” As in, she doesn’t do it well. At all. Unless I hold her. Or one of the other kids graciously volunteers (which they do!) to hold her. She doesn’t go to sleep … [Read more…]