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Silhouettes

This is so fun and easy that you must try it with your small children.   Silhouettes are all over the internet but I think I first saw this method on the Shabby Nest.  1.  Take a picture of your subject.  This happens to be my darling and wonderfully handsome nephew because I’m making silhouettes […] Read more…

"Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men"

This was previously posted on Lyndsay’s site as part of a series on mothers, but I wanted to include it for part of my archives. I am a newbie homeschooler. I have four children, two of which are attending the local public highschool and are doing very well as I document here and here. My […] Read more…

The Spring Winds Blow

In my twisted logic, spring equals a can of white spray paint and some comfy flip flops.  So while my girls recited  “The Wind” by Robert Louis Stevenson, I braved the March wind with a can of spray paint and anything I could find in my house that looked worn and wintry.  Enjoy my spring […] Read more…

One of THOSE days……

Melissa, at the Inspired Room is hosting a link series called  A Beautiful Life.  I didn’t write this post for that, but after I read her blog this morning, I thought it seemed appropriate.  Thank you for hosting Melissa and for always giving us inspiration. Today was by far the lowest point in my homeschool […] Read more…

Rise and Shine

 It’s happened to me a several times over the past few years.  I read a book or hear a sermon or listen to a talk that changes everything. Or at least how I look at everything. An epiphany of sorts. An ah-hah moment. It happened when I first discovered Lutheranism. And the first time  I […] Read more…