Category Archives: creative pursuits

to mother boys

I grew up with sisters – the only male in the household being my father. We were little women;  fully immersed in the play of baking mud cakes, dressing dolls, discussing books and forming clubs.  Lots and lots of clubs. So motherhood to three girls came as natural.  Their personalities were all different, but there […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: limit media, increase creativity (week 12 & 13)

Welcome back to our 52 Ways for More Serenity series – and it’s already a new month! Let’s review posts from March and since there was a break last week, today I’ll share two encouragements that I believe go hand-in hand. week #9 : count the cost week #10 : establish simple systems week #11 […]

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entering holy week :: devotionals, books, activities

{We’ve come to one of my favorite weeks of the year, so I’ll quiet words and post only pictures this week as part of a blogging break.  The 52 ways posts will continue on Monday, April 1st with two encouragements for life and home.} : : The past week found me jotting random notes of […]

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Welcome March! :: Life Plus Homeschooling Show, A Woman Inspired Conference

So I’ve made reference  as to why stockpiles of freezer cooking meals were being made at an alarming rate — March holds some exciting adventures! All this prep will help ease days ahead as we sail into the next 4-6 weeks.  There’s been some streamlining of other areas too such as homeschooling and general household […]

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on sheep and wool, weaving and life

One day when I am old, I would like very much to sit by a fire (in winter) or on the veranda (in summer), and spin.  Yes, spin…raw wool in hand shaping, stretching.. becoming. And afterwards, I shall weave it. Pulling, pressing…                    making into. Yes, I […]

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The ULTIMATE Guide to Creating a Home Management Notebook

Suffice it to say I love talking organization. I’m really good at dreaming up ideas and placing them into a few, maybe several?, okay a LOT of pretty notebooks. Hmmm…I just might have a slight problem.  Maybe. But instead of dwelling on that unpleasant thought, let’s talk home management notebooks today!  **Update: Also take a […]

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