When is the last time you explored a new place? I do it far less than I would like to. There is comfort in familiarity. We decided to go to New Jersey, a state I had never set foot in. Plus, my husband chose the hotel! This was downright scary for me. Here’s the pictures… Continue reading Our Road Trip to New Jersey
I joined Usborne Books & More –Shana’s Book Nook– recently and decided to try my hand at an online party. I thought I would share the things that I wish I had done better! 1. Planning. I wish I would have posted initial invites a week ahead of time. I didnt post anything to the event… Continue reading 3 Things I learned from my Usborne launch!
For the past couple months I have been looking into self-hosting and what that could mean for my blog. I have loved having a blog and have read lots of benefits to self-hosting. Well, the transition has begun and it is anything but smooth. I have dropped the hyphen from my blogs name, this was… Continue reading Blogging Changes
The most interesting part of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, to me, is the commitment of the characters to carry out their mission despite their circumstances. They are at times limited in their communication with one another, but they are constantly fighting for their own survival. I often find this challenging for myself. I… Continue reading Despite Death: Thoughts on Hope
I love trying different things in order to find the best way of doing something. Our taco seasoning is a bit different every time. This is because it has yet to produce perfect results. So every time we have tacos, I tweak it a little here or there in hopes to find the combination that makes… Continue reading Differences between our raised and traditional garden beds: what worked well in each
It was not intentional, but here’s the long story of how it happened… Last year I threw my daughter a Fancy Nancy birthday party. Do they make Fancy Nancy party supplies? No, no they do not. The decorations were made. The games were thought up and brilliant. The food was good. I was exhausted, for… Continue reading Choosing to simplify our kids birthday parties and then renting a wallaby…
Here are a couple of things that I am using at home with my daughter and also will take with me to my Abecedarian class this coming week. Below are the different things I’m using on our Short Video – Liquid Equivalents Board – CC Cycle 2 Math Weeks 12-15. This board was SO simple to… Continue reading Classical Conversations Week 15 Math and History activities + a printable