Category Archives: Family life

Cleaning Time

This Christmas break we have been doing what it seems like everyone has been doing.  We have been cleaning.  With my older guys away at school, my younger boy was too nervous to sleep on the other side of the … Continue reading

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Favorite New Ornaments

Every year we add a new ornament…really ornaments…to our tree.  The last couple of years, they have been homemade ones.  Over the next couple of days, I am going to highlight my favorites. In honor of our deep love for … Continue reading

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What do you do with a mountain of Cardboard

You take this…..monsterous pile of cardboard…that is overtaking my house and….Turn it into covers for journals for my Sunday School Class. We are going to make journals for Lent this year.  Our goal is to have the kids write 5 … Continue reading

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Stress…That sums it up best

My gosh!  I think my blood pressure is going through the roof.  Our finances are rapidly tanking…Two kids in college is sucking away any money we had plus a whole lot more.   Added to that, the home school co-op … Continue reading

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Donkey – whose name should be mud

Last night, I’d say around 3:3o a.m. Abby, our horse and resident prima donna, started to make her presence known.  She stood at the fence line by our bedroom window having a hissy fit.  I staggered to the window and … Continue reading

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Helen Abbot Pie…Yumm!

My mom was an avid cook.  She collected recipes from many different sources.  One recipe she collected was the best summer pie ever.  We fondly called it “Helen Abbott Pie”.   I’m sure it was from a magazine somewhere, but … Continue reading

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Tricked again!

Every year, we get Paperwhite Narcissus and Amaryllis bulbs for Christmas.  They serve two purposes.  The first is they bring some color and beauty into our house during the drab winter months.  The second is it is great way to get … Continue reading

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