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Our Simple Family Christmas

Our Simple Family Christmas

Be sure to read until the end so you may read our blog update! Things are changing slightly! A few weeks ago I posted how difficult Christmas has been for me. Struggling to find a way to celebrate the way I’ve always loved. How magical […]

Capturing the Christmas Spirit with Big Kids

Capturing the Christmas Spirit with Big Kids

It’s November 1st so in our house, I can officially talk about Christmas. The truth is, I’ve been thinking about it for several months, since last year actually. As Kelsea mentioned in her recent post, we all struggled with Christmas last year. We’ve been unsuccessful at […]

Linus Moment

Linus Moment

  I recall nearly everything about Christmas from childhood. Which is hilarious, because if you ask anyone, I can remember next to nothing from childhood. I cannot tell you what presents I opened, but I can tell you everything you need to know about a […]

Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons

The nights in Pennsylvania are beginning to cool and in just a few short weeks the leaves will begin to tell the story of crisp fall nights, cozy blankets, hot beverages and all things autumn. Changing seasons. Just like the weather, our lives change from […]

The Wrestle

The Wrestle

“24-25 But Jacob stayed behind by himself, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that he couldn’t get the best of Jacob as they wrestled, he deliberately threw Jacob’s hip out of joint. 26 The man said, “Let me go; it’s daybreak.” […]

Morning Routines for Moms

Morning Routines for Moms

“When I wake up with my children, I am immediately “on.” If you don’t have kids, imagine this for a moment: your boss awakens you in the morning, first thing, and dumps your workload in your lap before you’ve showered, had coffee, and gone through […]

The How and Why of a Capsule Menu

The How and Why of a Capsule Menu

Capsule wardrobes are all the rage right now and I must admit, it sounds appealing.  Having only a few quality items, all of which happen to be your “favorite”, hanging in your closet.  When something goes out of style or becomes worn, you simply replace that […]

The BB Chair

The BB Chair

On October 31, 2016 I had just returned to my home in North Carolina after what could only be defined as the weirdest and most busy period of our lives. Our Pappy had died very suddenly in late September and my kids and I fled […]

DIY Bug Collecting Kit

DIY Bug Collecting Kit

*This post contains affiliate links.  Should you follow one and make a purchase we will receive a small commission at no cost to you. It’s bug week here at our house and the kids are having a great time learning all about insects and other […]

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Today was the last day of school for my kids and I couldn’t be more thrilled! No more waking them early, lunches to pack, homework or crazy schedules; just tons of R&R and family time ahead! One thing our summer won’t include is a ton […]