God uses our trials to strengthen us. I have always believed this. I can name specific times throughout my life when this was the case. This past week he signed me up for a triathlon, and I was not a willing participant. Have you ever felt like that? Last Wednesday, I woke up feeling great. … Continue reading The Green Between the Blue
Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor compensated in any other way. This begins my second year of reviewing products and curriculum through the Homeschool Review Crew. I cannot believe how quickly … Continue reading Review: Ultimate PreK-12 Annual Membership from SchoolhouseTeachers.com.
The other day it was pouring the rain. My husband, children and I were heading to our friends’ house for a movie night. They were supplying dinner and we were bringing dessert. I wasn’t able to make anything, so we went to Kroger to buy something to take with us. We were walking through the … Continue reading Be Present.
2019 is in the books. Those days that made up the year are now part of our history, and 2020 is our future. What will those days entail? To look at where we are going, we must first look at where we have been. 2019 was a year of self-discovery and change. It was a … Continue reading The Best Version
Recently I finished reading “One Perfect Summer” by Brenda Novak. She is an American author that has written over 50 books which she received numerous awards for including three RITA award nominations. Some of her most widely known series include the “Whiskey Creek” series. “One Perfect Summer” follows Novak’s traditional genre of writing, contemporary or … Continue reading Reading Roundup: "One Perfect Summer"
When we lose someone we loved, a part of us is never the same. When the seconds, days, weeks, months and years tick by, our mind gets used to the idea that they are gone, but our hearts continue holding on to the hurt. I can speak from experience. I am approaching my 13th Christmas … Continue reading Grief
My husband and I are celebrating 15 years of marriage on the 18th. If you asked either of us how long we have been married, we would tell you that it didn't feel like 15 years. If I had to rattle off a number without actually thinking, it would definitely be in the single digits. … Continue reading Golden Fractures