To: my first love

I fall to the dust and worship thee Embrace the ground on which you walk I am not worthy My tears turn the earth to mud     The pain in my chest is too great Words cannot escape my lips I bury my face in my hands in the sand I am not worthy […]


Unicorn Amigurumi

Amigurumi [Updated] 2

This is my first attempt at Amigurumi. It’s not finished yet.  It will be a Unicorn…hopefully. The pattern is from Ana Paula Rimoli’s book “Amigurumi Toy Box”.  My Sister-in-Law gifted me the book for Christmas!   [Update]   Here is my finished Unicorn project!  My Daughter, Pink, absolutely loves her.  She carried her around the […]

Handmade Crochet Baby Zebra hat with Bow

This is one of my latest crochet projects!  Adorable, don’t you think?   Baby Zebra Hat You will find it available for purchase at my etsy shop: TheFlauerShop  

Adorable Zebra hat with pink accents and a pink bow!

Columbus Collage

Christopher Columbus Art Project

We’re back in the full swing of school now with 2nd and 3rd grade and things have been a little crazy around here.  We were still able to fit in our Christopher Columbus art project though.  We recreated the Niña, Pinta and the Santa Maria with paper.  :)   You will Need: Elmer’s Glue Toothpicks […]

Surviving a Power Outage

Two nights ago, Mr. Dependable and I woke up to what sounded like a spoon going down the garbage disposal. The bedroom window was open, and a very intense storm was raging. The lightning was almost constant, and the wind and rain were so loud they drowned out the sound of the thunder. We got […]


Serving others

I want to be an old lady when I grow up 2

When I was a teenager, I knew everything. And if anyone told me differently, they were probably just to old and set in their ways to see things from a fresh point of view. When I turned 20, I still knew a whole lot. At about 23 I realized I still had a lot to […]

All in God’s Time

I don’t know about you, but I am a bit impatient when it comes to my requests of God.  Especially my requests for relief(like from labor pains) or direction. I often wonder what the next step is.  Where should I go from here? I am a homemaker, and a homeschool mom.  Should I be doing […]

All in God's Time.  Inspiration to wait for God.


Ninja Rhubarb Sauce 2

Ready for a delicious rhubarb recipe?  Try this Ninja Rhubarb Sauce!  It’s a great topping for ice cream, and all you need is rhubarb, water, sugar, and maybe some cinnamon  Why “Ninja”?  Because it will vanish without a trace.  Here we go: It’s time to pick the rhubarb!     My rhubarb stalks are thin […]

A Fun and Delicious Breakfast!

This Morning we made these yummy caterpillars! First we chose 4 strawberries that were about the same size around as the banana, and sliced them. (The “wrong” way) Then we sliced the bananas too.  I love slicing bananas… and mushrooms… but that wouldn’t taste very good on this, would it? Hint:  Make sure to leave […]


A Bright New Way to "Spend" Your Time!

A Bright New Way to “Spend” Your Time!

In our house, TV time is a precious commodity.  As a matter of fact, we only allow each of the girls to watch 2.5 hours of TV per week! This includes movies, video games – any “Screen Time”. We use these pretty jewels to keep track of the time they’ve spent, and the time they […]