• Christmas Blizzard 2016

    We had a great Christmas weekend.  We went to an annual Christmas party at a friends house, which was a blast.  This was their 11th annual party, it just isn’t Christmas until we go.  🙂  We had our close friends over on Christmas eve to celebrate together, like we do most years.  It was fun and a great time.  By the time they were heading home that night, it had started snowing.  On Christmas day we woke up to a very white Christmas, but still had a blessed morning, opening up gifts, enjoying a breakfast casserole I put together the night before, and calling our parents to wish them a…

  • Simple Woman’s Daybook ~ 8/23

      FOR Sunday August 23rd Outside my window…Almost blue, clear skies, meaning the smoke is starting to clear.  We have fires all around us.  Nothing that is close enough to cause us any problems, other than the smoke.  We are in a bit of a bowl and when there are fires all around us, the smoke tends to settle around us.  It’s been pretty bad lately, but it’s looking clearer today.  For that I am thoroughly blessed. I am thinking…That I can’t believe school has already started.  We’ve had our first full week of school, and it’s gone great.  Paulie only has a couple of courses, so it makes the…

  • Homeschool Mother’s Journal ~ 12/30

    In my life this week…We had such a blessed Christmas. My family blessed me with so many wonderful things, mostly with craft items. 😀 We enjoyed a great Christmas Eve with dear friends. She made a wonderful turkey dinner for us including a homemade, GF cheesecake! She is such a friend, she isn’t GF but bakes that way for us a lot. She is such a blessing. Then on Christmas day we stayed home, enjoying each other and the gifts we all received. We had ham and au gratin potatoes for dinner that was lovingly prepared by all of us. Paul wanted to make sure I wasn’t in the kitchen…