Bible Art Journaling Video Colossians 3:2

Just thought I'd share a quick video that my son Tobi made of his Bible art journaling entry for Colossians 3:2. Enjoy! [More...]


Pregnancy Update 29 Weeks

Yep, 29 weeks already. Actually, tomorrow I will be 30 weeks! How in the world did that happen? This pregnancy is flying by! Overall, I'm feeling well.  Sleeping it getting to be a bit trickier as I'm usually a belly-sleeper. But I'm not too tired (until the end of the day) and no major aches or pains. I'm feeling bigger than I remember being [More...]

Essential Oil Bug Repellent (It really works!)

young living essential oil bug repellent

It's that time of year ago...mosquito season! Our back yard has cedar hedges along 2 sides so we are definitely not lacking in any mosquitoes. I hate putting the strong, chemical bug spray on the kids, especially the younger ones who still tend to get stuff in their mouths, but seeing them covered in itchy bug bites seems even worse. I started [More...]

Before the Mountains were Brought Forth

bible art journaling

Before the mountains were brought forth,     or ever you had formed the earth and the world,     from everlasting to everlasting you are God. Psalm 90:2 ESV From everlasting to everlasting, our God IS.     Supplies used:Faber and Castell Gel Sticks| ESV Journaling Bible (Other journaling Bible options include KJV and [More...]

Bible Journaling with Children

Bible journaling with children

My son has been watching me do Bible journaling over the last little while and this week, he asked if he could do some in his Bible! Um, yes! He's struggled with learning to read. We finally found a method to learn to read that works for him and it seems to suddenly have clicked, so I'm thrilled that he wants to read in his Bible more.  Even if [More...]

A Charlotte Mason Reading Lesson

charlotte mason reading

My eldest is not a reader. He's more of a numbers kind of guy. We tried a bunch of traditional methods for learning to read and it just wasn't working for him. Part of this might be on me, for trying too early. Part of it was just the style of teaching clashing with his learning style. Learning to read was too much work. It was dry and difficult [More...]

The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook Review

Berenstain Bears Country Cookbook Applesauce

Book Description It’s The Berenstain Bears' Country Cookbook! Bear lovers everywhere are sure to find favorite recipes for fun food in this new kid-friendly, cookbook—ranging from Bear favorites that use honey and berries to delicious main meals and breakfasts, and even Berenstain favorites like Jan Berenstain’s famous Green [More...]