I made this a little easier on everyone this month. While my summer slide ideas will still live in my highlights on Instagram, I also wanted to make you a tangible resource with all the ideas in one spot. I will follow-up this blog post with a short post that details some of the moreContinue reading “July Summer Slide Calendar Is HERE!”
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Summer Slide: What Is It And Why Should You Care?
DIY Stain Stick
One way we save money around our household is to use Young Living’s concentrated products in a diluted form. A favorite of mine is my DIY stain stick- probably because my seven year-old’s main form of movement is sliding on his knees through the grass. I was having such a hard time getting the stainsContinue reading “DIY Stain Stick”
Where is Mom’s Invisibility Cloak?
More embarrassing things my child has said..
Georgia on my Mind, Part Two: Helen, GA and Vogel State Park
With every switch back, the trail immerses you in the sounds of the surrounding forest; however, at the midpoint of each switchback you can briefly hear the falls before being enveloped by the quietness of the forest again. After we checked out of Amicalola State Park (see Part One), we meandered along the base ofContinue reading “Georgia on my Mind, Part Two: Helen, GA and Vogel State Park”
Halloween Make-up Tutorial: Ventriloquist Dummy
We love Halloween in this household- I may or may not have been making Halloween decorations in July. I also LOVE plotting and planning my Halloween costume for the year. Last year, I was the Queen of Hearts and, well, I went a little overboard at the trunk-or-treat. The mini can never make up hisContinue reading “Halloween Make-up Tutorial: Ventriloquist Dummy”
The Strong-Willed Child
The sass has been strong with this one as soon as he was old enough to talk. Here is a collection from the mini’s second year on Earth.
Georgia on my Mind, Part One: Amicalola Falls State Park
Yes. There was so much that I needed… a guide on hand-to-hand combat with a bear so I was prepared when it meandered into our tent because it was looking for a human snack to cope with the frustration of the bear-proof trash cans… a hotel room. However, I just smiled and thanked her andContinue reading “Georgia on my Mind, Part One: Amicalola Falls State Park”
What is Your Reoccurring Dream… or Nightmare?
My eyes snap open… did I hear something? I lay still, not breathing, waiting for a creak, a footstep, the sound of breath- anything.
Twenty-five Things About Me
1. I grew up in Augusta, near Kalamazoo, Michigan (yes, there really is a Kalamazoo- you can even get a t-shirt). 2. I graduated with a B.A. in Secondary Education with a major in English and a minor in Communications from Western Michigan University. Go Broncos! 3. I received an Master’s Degree from Saint LeoContinue reading “Twenty-five Things About Me”