I’m Busy

I've not had a whole lot of time for blogging lately, and for a very good reason.  I'm enjoying some precious moments with family.  My daughter Lindsey and I have been enjoying a special trip given to us by my dear husband/her dear dad. We were able to spend two weeks with my dad and ...

December 1st, 2011|Categories: Family Matters|Tags: , |4 Comments

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It Bears Repeating – Are We Asking Too Much?

I wrote this post almost three years ago and it has recently resurfaced in my mind.  I thought I would share it again (slightly edited) just in case you missed it the first time around.  For those who aren't sure, the question is rhetorical.  I know the answer!  It is simply posed this way ...

November 20th, 2011|Categories: Family Matters|Tags: , , |8 Comments

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Luke’s Birthday Treats

Since Lindsey and I are heading to the States for a month and will be gone for Luke's birthday, we wanted to celebrate early.  There's not a whole lot of options for celebrating special events here, but we've never exactly been ones to throw big whing-dings for stuff like that.  What we usually do is ...

November 6th, 2011|Categories: Family Matters, In the Kitchen|Tags: , , |8 Comments

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It’s That Time of Year Again…New Planners, New Books, New Resolve

It's that time of year again when most American families are getting ready for another school year.  Whether your children attend public school,  private school,  or you choose to homeschool your children,  a certain amount of planning and preparation usually takes place. We have been a homeschooling family from the time our children began their  "formal"  ...