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Today I am Over at Homeschool Blogging

photo credit: Pixel Fantasy via photopin cc So you want to start a blog of your own, but have no idea how. Let me help you. Free or Not? 1. You need to decide if you want to pay for hosting or use a free blog. If oyu aren't sure if you will blog long term I suggest going with a free blog. You can do free at or I started at Blogger and about…
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Christian Living

It’s Father’s Day

Neither The Principal or I have our father's this side of heaven. My dad passed away in July of 1999. Jesse was 2 months old. My father in law passed away December of 2002. Nothing brings you closer together as a couple than the loss of a parent. Not the we know of anyway. Father's Day could be bittersweet for us. We still have kids that want to celebrate their dad. This year, as with…
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Christian Living

My Kids Have Always Known War

photo credit: diffusor via photopin cc I remember September 11, 2001 My children were ages 2, 4, 9, and 10. I remember getting a call from a friend wondering if we should send the kids to school. Would they be safe? We did send them. Looking back, I suppose it was fine, but I needed them close. I sat glued to the tv most of the day. The Principal and I hadn't been Christian's long,…
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Lifestraw Water Filter

Christian Living

Evolution of a Blog

The evolution of my blog began seven years ago. Like most new bloggers, I started so I could keep extended family updated on our day to day. A little over a year after I started blogging I added updates about my mom. My life as a homeschool mom that was part of the Sandwich Generation. I wrote reviews for This Old Schoolhouse. I wrote about curriculum choices and homeschooling four kids while taking mom to…
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Christian Living

Disney on the Road Seattle Bound

A couple of weeks ago I was scrolling though my twitter feed. I saw somebody tweet about Disney on the Road. A social media conference. I Googled it. There was one in Seattle! Only a 6 hour drive. Now. For some. Six hours is far. But, when there aren't ever any social media conferences near you. Ever. Six hours is nothing. So I applied. Thursday. I was minding my own business sitting at a library…
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Christian Living

Parenting the Adult Prodigal

    photo credit: photopin We are at a new season in our life. A season of parenting adult children. Where we have a son who is serving his junior high youth group. The one on fire for God. We see him for holidays and birthdays because he is 'so busy.' The other son isn't walking with The Lord right now. He's been a roller coster of commitment when it comes to following God's will…
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Christian Living

{FREE} Invitation: Learn How To Make Good Money Blogging From Home!

I have been at this blogging thing for almost 7 years. I haven't made a cent. I came across this opportunity and I wanted to share it with you! Sign Up For The Free 4-Week Online Blogging Class! Heads Up: This offer ends May 31st! Blogelina is once again offering her very popular 4-week blogging class — for FREE! This online class will be held in June 2013. If you sign up for this free…
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Christian Living

One Thousand Gifts

#281 Those that have fought for our freedom #282 My boys coming home so we could burn a huge slash pile 6+ years in the making #283 BBQ's with friends #284 Pedi's with my bestie #285 Time away to write and refresh #286 Coming home to my animals who a happy to see me #287 Time with The Principal #288 3 day weekends with The Principal home #289 The song 10,000 Reeason by Matt Redman…
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