Family Mission Statement

Every organization should have a strong mission statement. Something to guide the organization in all that it does. A singlularly stated purpose for existance. Businesses have them. Not-for-profits have them. Well, let me just...

Being Stingy

I never thought of myself as a stingy person. I guess now that I look back on it, that description probably fits. But only for a few things. My husband, my time with God, and...

Flat Friends

Flat Friends

It only comes once a year. Unfortunately, that once a year has a major conflict with another once a year activity my family enjoys. What in the world am I talking about? Blissdom and...

Teachable Moments – Weather

There are just so many teachable moments in everyday life. This week is a perfect example. Groundhog’s Day Tuesday, February 2nd was Groundhog Day. I’m sure you knew that, unless you were hibernating yourself....

On the Road Again…

On the Road Again…

My family loves to travel – especially in our RV. There is just something about loading up in the RV and getting on the road that makes those cares of home just seem so insignificant....

Do You Ever?

Do You Ever?

1. Do you ever just wake up in the mornings and think, “would someone please just bring me my coffee here?” 2. Do you ever consider just moving the coffee pot to beside your...

Olympics Unit Study Plan

Olympics Unit Study Plan

I have been working for the past few weeks on gathering and reviewing materials for our Olympics Unit Study Plan. Let me just say, it was an undertaking but was also a great deal...

“Not Me” Monday

I did NOT start grooming my dog and wind up having to shave her because she looked like Edward Scissorhands had taken out his frustrations on her. {And yes, she is wearing that lovely...