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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 […]

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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 […]


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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 […]

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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.

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 […]


One Woman’s Junk 2

No, I’m not talking about junk in your trunk. Well, I guess I’m sort of talking about mine.  It’s 7 am Friday(the day after the fourth of July). With the festivities finally over, it’s time to start packing for my family’s three day mini-vacation.  The only problems are my “New Mommy” curves. Our beautiful son […]

Your Junk = My Treasure