Bikurgurl · Living Lightly · Margin · The-Year-Of-Less

Living Lightly: A Primer

I'm not a purist. I'm not perfect -- beware of anyone who says they are! But I like to think that I'd leave the world better than I found it, thus: Living Lightly . When we have less, harm less, we have more to give. I try only not to judge others; particularly, not myself. We're going to make questionable… Continue reading Living Lightly: A Primer

Bikurgurl · The-Year-Of-Less · Writing

Ovarian Cancer Survivor: What I’m thankful for in 2015

I was diagnosed with an Ovarian Tumor in January 2015. **warning - extremely honest, authentic, menstrual information follows** As I was saying, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in January 2015... The diagnosis wasn't a complete surprise. I'd been having menstrual issues,particularly extremely heavy bleeding and abnormally large clotting, for a couple of years. This bleeding… Continue reading Ovarian Cancer Survivor: What I’m thankful for in 2015

Bikurgurl · Margin · The-Year-Of-Less · Writing

What I’m Reading: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

This book has been on my to-read list and Santa brought it for me!! With very little moved back into our first story home after new flooring was installed, we're using it as a clean slate for the coming year! (as seen on my Facebook page last week) Margin Most compelling (summarized) thought thus far: your… Continue reading What I’m Reading: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Board Games · Family · Family First! · The-Year-Of-Less

New Years Eve Games We LOVE!

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! We love board games. We enjoy some video games, but we truly love board games. My husband and I go on binges with them. On our honeymoon, when we got the food poisoning and torrential rain kept us in the cabin,… Continue reading New Years Eve Games We LOVE!

Bikurgurl · Blogs I follow · Family · Living Lightly · Margin · The-Year-Of-Less

{Ramblings On} Homeschool resolutions

Inspiration: Homeschool resolutions by Kara Anderson at Quill and Camera - Yay! I love this post and love to re-read it every. stinking. year. As I clear the clutter, abandoned books and *teaching* materials from our office, I realize that I've also built in an actual break. A break from school, teaching, worrying about schooling and teaching… Continue reading {Ramblings On} Homeschool resolutions

Bikurgurl · Blogs I follow · Margin · Planning · The-Year-Of-Less

{Ramblings On} Modern Mrs. Darcy: My favorite posts of 2015

Last week I shared the 10 most popular posts of 2015, as determined by pure numbers. Today I'm sharing my favorite posts of the year, and as you can see, that isn't the same thing as "popular." There is ZERO overlap between the two lists. These are the posts of 2015 that I Source: My favorite posts… Continue reading {Ramblings On} Modern Mrs. Darcy: My favorite posts of 2015

Bikurgurl · Family · gratitude · Planning · Read Aloud · The-Year-Of-Less · Writing

What Worked for me in 2015 @ Bikurgurl

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} I am so inspired by the wealth of strong, female writers and simply adore Modern Mrs. Darcy, who is inspirational with her pithy posts and fun lists of what she's learned.… Continue reading What Worked for me in 2015 @ Bikurgurl