Bikurgurl · Three Line Tales · Writing

Three Line Tales: Be the Joy

This challenge is hosted by Sonya – @ Only 100 Words –  The idea? 3 lines about the picture, no matter how long or short, but only three lines!   Image Credit: Baher Khairy Be the Joy As our peers pour over social media, finding ways to divide, label, and fight We have a chance to discover… Continue reading Three Line Tales: Be the Joy

homeschooling · The-Year-Of-Quality · Writing

Homeschool Book Review: Wordly Wise 3000

My older son is a certifiable bibliophile. He reads. And reads. And reads. He likes to read books 3 times. The first time is to experience the story. The second time is to pick up on anything he may have overlooked in his desire to find out what happens next. The third time is to… Continue reading Homeschool Book Review: Wordly Wise 3000

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

Family · Movie Review · Reading

Movie Review: The Martian

After reading the book, The Martian, we planned on seeing the movie. Even though we went to see Star Wars in theatres, we usually do movie night at home. Movies are expensive and unless you know it’s going to be good, and even if it is, we choose not to spend our discretionary funds on… Continue reading Movie Review: The Martian

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 · Living Lightly · Margin · Planning · Writing

{Ramblings On} 2016–Let’s Get to the Heart of the Matter

Image Credit: Jenny Penton, Planner PerfectSource: 2016–Let’s Get to the Heart of the Matter So excited to share another post with you — so many great bloggers!! This one is from one of my favorite bloggers, Jenny Penton, at Planner Perfect! She creates beautiful planners and has a wonderful e-book to help get your priorities organized… Continue reading {Ramblings On} 2016–Let’s Get to the Heart of the Matter