Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s talk Turkey! We not only talk about gratitude, traditions, and history, but also lies proliferated by the White Man and the impact these have on our existence. My young men have to understand the mistakes other white men have made and be empathetic to the struggles of all of us who are not born white males. My guys are pretty fabulous, but they’ll have … Continue reading Let’s Talk Turkey

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 materialistic world when the fall season rolls in with the … Continue reading Grace and Space through Celebrations

November 2017 Planning

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} Hello November! With NaNoWriMo starting, and fall activities slowly changing to end-of-year activities, I feel I can finally take a breath. I purposefully plan my Septembers heavily with our homeschooling to take advantage of the nearly perfect Pacific Northwest weather, but … Continue reading November 2017 Planning

February 2017: Books we’re Reading

While we’re voracious readers, these are literally what we’re reading today! Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free As with many things in life, I have many things left undone. I have big aspirations, huge expectations of myself, and yet many of these seemingly easy and rhythmic tasks are often sidelined by the events of the day, … Continue reading February 2017: Books we’re Reading

Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 3

Welcome to Step 3 of the Planner/Journal series. If you want to start at the beginning, check out these resources: Overview , Step 1, Step 2 , Step 4 Journal Inserts View this post on Instagram Amid the #chaos, finding my #groove – #GraceAndSpace #planning #journal #reallofe #homeschoollife #plannergurl #plannergirl #plans #goals #dreams #calendar #scripting #family #personal #school #life with many #tools like @PlannerPerfect @scatteredsquirrel … Continue reading Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 3

Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 2

Note: I started writing this post with an entirely different title and realized as I was looking for my poetic love of my Franklin Planner in days of yore {yep, that’s how I like to think of my past!} that I had actually started this guide months ago….that line in church is ringing true as ever with, “all the things I’ve left undone”! Sorry for … Continue reading Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 2

Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 1

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! As requested, I’m doing a series of posts about my Monthly Planner/Journal. This is Step 1 of a Do-It-Yourself Guide! Here are Step 2, Step 3, and Step 4. Background: Stephanie from So Many Stories wrote a post on a “non-review” of the bullet journal. Of course, I love to … Continue reading Bikurgurl Monthly Planner/Journal, A Do-It-Yourself Guide – Step 1