Category Archives: family togetherness

:: right now ::

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!

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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A Peek Into Last Week :: 10+ inches of snow, an Erin Condren delivery, and a trip to Trader Joe’s!

Remember I was all excited about this new feature of peeking back at the previous week? Remember that I also mentioned it might not exactly be on Mondays? So, here we are on Tuesday, and welcome to back to the happenings of our family life.  I am also working on some other posts, and just might get […]

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A Peek Into Last Week…19th anniversary, homeschooling changes, and a NFL record jump!

Welcome to a NEW month! The month SPRING finally arrives, and that I hope our snow storms go away for good.  Truly, this winter treated us fairly well overall so I cannot complain too much. For several weeks, I have thought of starting this Monday morning feature of looking back into our week as a family. […]

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ten things I’m loving right now

It’s been a little while since I’ve done a ten things post…. it’s time, don’t you think? post may contain affiliate links; see disclosure here. 1.  The new grain mill in my kitchen.  Experimenting with fresh recipes, such as buckwheat pizza crust. 2.  A group of children willing to try out Mom’s latest concoction!  They’re good to […]

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in merry celebration

I have not disappeared from blog land (thanks for the emails of inquiry)! Similar to many of you, this month boasts of activity and more hustle bustle than other seasons.  I attempted to simplify it all (and we somewhat did), but this December was altogether different — it was best to ‘go with the flow’! […]

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