A couple of weekends ago I had the opportunity to get away with some friends to a bed and breakfast retreat. My friend frequents the Ragle’s Retreat a couple of times a year. She’s been inviting me for a while, but this was my first chance to take her up on her offer. I’m so thankful…

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My middle daughter turned 13 this past week and we celebrated with a Secret Garden inspired Planty Party. My girl is slightly obsessed with succulents…growing them, drawing them, and enjoying them. Every time we go to a garden store, we have to stroll slowly down the succulent aisle to see what’s new. We don’t do parties every year for…

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Today would have marked the 49th Anniversary of my parent’s wedding. Even though my dad only lived to celebrate their 36th, my mom’s love for him has endured and left a legacy for me and my family to learn from. Our families are under attack in the current culture. Modern marriages rarely last. While my…

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In my life this month… Our home library is complete! It has been a complete joy to work, read, play, and live in this room. I look forward to making many memories hear with my family. I’ve had a traditional “homeschool room” for the past seven years, and we’ve never really spent much time together…

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