Simple & Sweet Homemade Gifts

I love, love, love homemade gifts and Pinterest has become such a wonderful tool for finding and storing ideas for homemade gifts, but sometimes I feel like my ideas get a little lost on there. I wanted to share some of my very favorite homemade gifts – either ones we […] Read More

Make Your Own Sugar Cubes!

I am so super excited about this little project I made for the boys. My boys adore their daily hot cups of tea. Sometimes it is two or three cups of tea. I have this idea brewing for a daily countdown to Christmas which involves a new flavor of tea […] Read More

A Word is Dead | Emily Dickinson & The Living Word

A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just Begins to live That day. -Emily Dickinson Six lines of rich, beautiful imagery that have been the spring board for multiple conversations in our home. I am not a poet, nor a good observer or dissector […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | What Grace is Mine

{resharing from this summer} WHAT GRACE IS MINE What grace is mine that He who dwells in endless light Called through the night to find my distant soul And from His scars poured mercy that would plead for me That I might live and in His name be known So […] Read More

Six Flags Read to Succeed; free tickets!

It’s back and open for registration!! Six Flags has a read to succeed program that they do each year for K through grade 6 students. It is available to the school systems as well as to us homeschoolers! We have participated for four years now. The boys LOVED our trip to […] Read More

Learning Faces from History

This has been one of my favorite ‘tools’ to use with the boys to learn about historical figures from the past century. I think I have shared on facebook in the past, but I am finally getting around to sharing it on here. It is SO simple, SO easy, and […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | Blessed Lord, Our Hallelujahs

Blessed Lord, our hallelujahs Now to Thee we raise. Never could we fully utter All Thy worth and praise! Praise the Lamb, for He is worthy! Sweet eternal strain. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! Amen. Praise the Lamb! Yes, Thou art worthy, Who didst shed Thy blood To redeem Thy […] Read More

The Bowl Game | a Thanksgiving Game for Kids

The Bowl Game – a Thanksgiving game for kids. Because we are studying early American history this year the boys are especially interested in Thanksgiving. We started this summer by canning some muscadine grapes we picked from the vine – a hopeful recipe that should yield us grape juice for […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | Before the Throne of God Above

Print available on etsy  Before the Throne of God Above is the hymn that coincides with our current habit and it has been a beautiful hymn to reflect upon the words as we sing it each day. Before the throne of God above I have a strong and perfect plea: […] Read More