Category Archives: the book nook

home management 2014 :: my errands notebook

Last week I shared with you my crazy organizational dive into making up new planners for the year. Over months now, I’ve grown frustrated with other systems, particularly digital or app versions.  I felt scattered and nonproductive, and just overall disorganized. Now my husband would say I love to organize my organization and he *may* have […]

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home decor with a vintage wash tub

I’ve already shared with you my desire to bring in the old for some home decor, and this is my latest project! – an old-looking washtub to hold some reading material. Since we didn’t move into an older home with lots of character (a.k.a. needs lots of work), here and there in corners I plan to […]

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Cranberry Thanksgiving Activities (plus how to make a silhouette picture!)

this post may contain affiliate links; see disclosure here. We are just now returning to our Five in a Row (FIAR) books for the current school year, and I didn’t ever post about this book from last year. Oops! My plan is much different than actually completely a book a week; instead we usually row two books […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: nourish your body well (week #43)

Last week I shared on not apologizing for who you are, or how you’re wired… …and I found an opportunity or two to practice these last few days!  Funny how this works, right? But if we plan to grow, to lean more fully into our callings (whatever they may be), integrity will be key.  Being […]

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Homeschool High School :: 10th grade curriculum choices

The final installment in the line up of homeschool posts!  Thanks for joining me on this journey…time for our 10th grade curriculum choices. To review: My journey in releasing my children to be more in charge of their education (yes, it’s true). Our 2nd grader’s curriculum :: Our 5th grader’s curriculum A reader mentioned to […]

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10 homeschool curriculum decisions I’d make all over again

this post contains affiliate links, see full disclosure Contrary to any other year in our homeschooling journey, I’m just now wrapping up curriculum decisions! Oh, we’ve already dipped into some work; the new year-around scheduling a big hit with the kids.  But Mama is still slowly organizing, thinking and…praying. I’ve spent much more time in prayer […]

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