3 Things Our Children Need to Know about the Christmas Story

::I wanted to reshare this post written last year about the Christmas story and our children::  We share with our little ones the ancient Christmas story. Year after year we direct them to the true meaning of the Christmas season and events surrounding His birth. A virgin girl with child. […] Read More

Christmas Party Notes

We hosted our first ever Christmas party on Friday night. It was everything we had hoped for – because it was full of people of all ages. Laughing and playing and talking. I have wanted to do a Christmas party for ages, but I could never figure out how to […] Read More

German Chocolate Macaroons

Last night a friend came over and we made these German Chocolate Macaroons and Shortbread cookies in anticipation of a Christmas party this weekend …. which was silly because now we have COOKIES sitting around our house and we have plenty of time to make more if these ones just happen […] Read More

Favorite Types of Tea

I wanted to share some of our favorite types of tea. Tea is a favorite daily indulgence for the boys and myself – by lunchtime they have often downed several cups already and, well, me too. There are SO many different types of tea. I love hearing from tea drinkers […] Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving was different this year – just us four and a frisky little puppy. The boys asked if we could cook our dinner over a fire, just like the Pilgrims. I couldn’t quite bring myself to that level of loving labor, but we compromised by eating outside by a fire. […] Read More

Operation Feed the Morris Boys

Operation feed the Morris boys – a favorite family Christmas tradition that draws us all around the table and food.

the Best Black Pens

I have a little love thing going for pens and I have been wanting to share the best black pens I have discovered on here for FOREVER as almost all of my favorites have come from recommendations of others over the years. As a journal devotee, note taker, list maker […] Read More

introducing : Turkish Delight {Turk}

“You can just call this one ‘ a boy and his dog’.” – Judah We surprised us all with the addition of a cute, bright eyed puppy this past weekend. While scrolling through my Facebook feed I saw a friend’s post with this puppy’s image and a little story of […] Read More

Term Two {homeschooling through hard times}

I can just hear this long, deep sigh emitting from my oldest when I look at this picture – and that is how I feel. Term two has been rough. Outside circumstances have been unpredictable and tossed us to and fro on the waves of uncertainty and we have learned […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride. Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ my God! All the vain things that charm me most, […] Read More