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A Peek at Our Weeks {#1}

Happy New Year to you all!  Here it is, nine days into 2018, and I’m finally getting around to welcoming in the new year on the blog! We had a good Christmas here, and I’m going to back track a bit and share a few of…

A Peek at Our Week {Of shopping in the city, dealing with stress, and sweet kitties}

Well y’all, it’s been one of those weeks where things got crazy.  That tends to happen around Christmastime, doesn’t it?  It even seems to happen when we try our best to keep things calm in our home.   December brings many activities and gatherings with…

Ten on Ten(but really on eleven) {December 2017}

I started many years ago participating in ten on ten, a monthly challenge to take ten pictures on the tenth day of the beauty in your every day ordinary life. This month I thought I’d do ten on ten again…and then I was sick on the…

A Peek at Our Week {Of Elves, Cats, and Christmas Music}

Happy Sunday Evening!  It’s that time where I go back and look over our past week.  If you’ve visited my other blog where I’m sharing pictures for the December Photo Project, some of this may be old news to you.  But here’s…

Weekend Links {Christmas homeschool fun, crafting, and an excellent blog}

I hope every one is having a great Saturday!  It’s the end of the day and I’ve finally been able to pull myself away from the busyness of today.  We cleaned the house, did some online Christmas shopping, and some CRAFTING!  Yay!  I received a Cricut…

Family Christmas Gifts and Traditions: Games

Every year our family gets a gift from Santa Claus.  This gift is something that the entire family can enjoy together.  One year we got a Wii.  Another year, the family received an iPod mini. There was also an old style Atari system given one year. Most years we get…

TBB Asks…Holiday Edition

I saw this on a few other blogs and thought it looked fun!  Linking up with The Blended Blog…Holiday Edition today: Real or Fake Tree:::  I prefer real, but after a year of needles all over the floor, sweeping every day, and a dead tree by Christmas &#8211…

Homeschooling During the Holidays

This post is for the homeschooling Moms who are trying to survive the holidays.  Boy, I remember when I was a school teacher and it was holiday time.  It was so crazy!  The thing is, even though we homeschoolers are at home, it is still just as crazy!  There are…

Weekend Links {Planning for Christmas for Those Of Us Who Still Need to Plan}

Those people who have Christmas plans already laid out for this year absolutely amaze me.  This post will probably make them cringe and break out in hives.  (And those who already have all the gifts bought…you are Christmas Planning Superstars!) Then there are those Moms and people like…

Christmas Traditions: Advent Calendars, Books, and Activities

Today is the beginning of Blogmas on the blog here!  During Blogmas, I intend to post every day in December.  I’m also planning on participating in the December Photo Project over on our other blog.  You will find those posts over here.  My hope is that I&#8217…