Bikurgurl · Grace and Space · Space and Grace

Grace and Space through Celebrations

As the holiday season approaches, I am filled with satisfaction of our family rituals. Set in place through years of trials and triumphs, we honor the days, the holidays, the family-togetherness which we've come to expect in the everyday as well as the extraordinary. I am reminded of our search for minimalism in a very… Continue reading Grace and Space through Celebrations

Bikurgurl · The Year of CLean · Writing

Ash Wednesday: What will you add?

After the celebration of Fat Tuesday last evening, today we receive the ashes of Palm Sunday. As we prepare for our day, I asked my children to not think about what they will "give up" for Lent, but what they can add. It's been my experience that giving something up, something you really love, doesn't… Continue reading Ash Wednesday: What will you add?

Bikurgurl · Games

The Pokemon broke free! {again}

Don't you know I love you, little Lapras? 😉

Bikurgurl · Family First!

2016 Retrospective

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! I've enjoyed having so much time with my boys over the last month, but I won't lie: I have missed working on my blog regularly! I have big plans to freshen it up in the New Year, as well as… Continue reading 2016 Retrospective

Bikurgurl · Board Games · Game Review!

Game Review: Money Bags

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Game: Learning Resources - Money Bags Coin Value Game Players: 2-4 Game Time: ~20 minutes Ease of Use: Easy Peasy Our Family Rating: 5/5 Having had this game for years, Money Bags is a great family favorite. We were able… Continue reading Game Review: Money Bags

Bikurgurl · Board Games · Game Review!

Game Review: Prime Climb

Affiliate Post - thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Game: Prime Climb Players: 2-4 Game Time: 30 minutes Ease of Use: Easy Peasy Our Family Rating: 4/5 This award winning game was conceived by the people who created Math for Love. In our homeschool circles, I've often heard of… Continue reading Game Review: Prime Climb

Bikurgurl · Family First! · Tech

Pokemon GO!

The phenomenon of Summer 2016, at least for our family, has definitely been phases of construction coming to fruition. https://www.instagram.com/p/BITCw7ah8CK/?taken-by=bikurgurl However, a secondary obsession has taken hold of us: Pokemon Go! https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ3CqTPhdQJ/?taken-by=bikurgurl It's not that the construction is taking a backseat, au contraire {thanks DuoLingo}: it's the life emerging from behind the clouds of construction… Continue reading Pokemon GO!