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summer road trip snapshots (part 1)

If you’ve been around here this summer, you know my family took a HUGE road trip from our state of Pennsylvania all the way down to the Gulf Coast of Texas! With no exaggeration or trying to help this sound ‘blog pretty’…the entire trip, every single day, was such a blessing and went incredibly smoothly. […]

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:: right now ::

right now sunset

Right now I am… :: enjoying memories from our epic road trip to Texas.  If you have followed on Facebook or Instagram, a few pictures of our time made it there.  We experienced so much goodness and family bonding, and I’ll be reflecting for months on just how significant this trip was for all of us. […]

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A Peek into Last Week(s) :: family reunion, the Enneagram test, summer camps and a getaway!

a peek last week

I hope you are enjoying these summer days…The last two weeks of our lives have been both full and relaxing! Here’s a peek: I knew that while Mom and Dad were definitely ready for extra rest (especially the first few weeks), our younger children would find this b-o-r-i-n-g.  So, we signed them up to participate in […]

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sabbath rest in the midst of crisis

sabbath rest

End of next week, I am speaking on Honoring Rhythms of Rest at the GEMS Leadership Conference. I have cut out many of my notes because I only have ONE hour. Right now, my thoughts reflect a weekend retreat’s worth of speaking!  Instead of dismissing everything, I’ll share some ‘outtakes’ here today. Okay?  Thanks for listening. :: During […]

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Introducing Fact Cards for your Homeschool :: plus a giveaway!

Cards received at no cost to me and I was compensated for my time to review. Affiliate links included in post.  All opinions are my own. Throughout our homeschool journey — going on year 12 now! — I’ve been a BIG fan of collecting the ‘extras’. You know…the completely cool tools and games which may […]

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A Peek Into Last Week :: Whole30 week 3, Silhouette stickers, Sabbatical start and a thumb injury!

whole30 salad

Last week began with the close of our annual church camping trip — a wonderful time of connection with this group we love so much. The week also ushered in our Sabbatical start! Though we had a few things to wrap up due to taking off a bit early for said camping trip, we were […]

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