Choosing the Right Homeschool Curricula: What We Chose for Our 5th Grader & One Month Review.

Choosing the Right Homeschool Curricula: What We Chose for Our 5th Grader & One Month Review.

Detailing our curriculum choices for our 5th grader, and what we think after one month. One of the many blessings of homeschool is freedom. Freedom to choose our curriculum, freedom to teach our children biblically aligned values, truths, and sound morals; freedom to move about and adjust learning time to accommodate other equally important aspects [...]

We Are Homeschooling!

We Are Homeschooling!

I have struggled for weeks with how to put this post into words. Every draft I've written, though thorough and thoughtful, ends up sounding just a bit negative. That's not my intention, that's not how I feel about this new adventure but it's hard to detail the why in our decision making process without mentioning [...]

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Recommendations & Wish List

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Recommendations & Wish List

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here, and I'm sharing a few recommended products, as well as what's on my wish list. The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is here again, and honestly, even though I'm being extremely mindful of my spending this year I am so glad to see something so normal happening! The Nordstrom Anniversary sale, [...]

Home Again & How I’m Approaching the Future

Home Again & How I’m Approaching the Future

Vacation photo diary, realizations, and a refocusing to what's really important. We're back in Maryland after a wonderful 8 day vacation to my hometown in Ohio. It's been 11 months since our last vacation and the girls and I were seriously in need of a change of scenery! My in-laws hosted us and made our [...]

Strawberry Dress + Getting Back to Normal

Strawberry  Dress + Getting Back to Normal

An exciting wardrobe addition, and what life is like currently in SoMD. I've long been a fan of fruit printed clothing, and fruit shaped accessories for summer. As it's such a seasonally specific style, it's usually sells out as soon as it's launched. Unless you're one of the lucky few to catch something right as [...]

Summer Dresses Under $100

Summer Dresses Under $100

Rounding up a bunch of beautiful summer dresses for under $100. We've just celebrated Memorial Day weekend here in the U.S., which means the summer season is officially upon us! Here comes balmy, hot and humid weather along with the opportunity to sport some seriously cute dresses! Nothing is better on a hot summer day [...]

Fresh Strawberries

Fresh Strawberries

Photo diary, what I wore & one small change to my blog moving forward. Yesterday my family got a break from our house and neighborhood, and headed out to a local farm to pick some fresh strawberries. It was just what we needed. This is the second opportunity we've had in the last two months [...]

Decade

Decade

A post dedicated to my sweet ten-year-old girl. Today my big girl turns 10. Ten years old - an entire decade under her belt! I can hardly believe this day has come, but so incredibly grateful it has. She truly is the sweetest girl. Regardless of what's going on around her, she always seeks to [...]