Bikurgurl · Family · Family First!

Family First!

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} I often write about, or tag my posts, as Family First! But what this means to me and my family is we put the needs of our whole family and needs… Continue reading Family First!

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 · Family · Reading

Tired of Sexually Driven Free Kindle Books? Try some of these!

{affiliate links - thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget -- at no extra cost to you 🙂 } Do you have a Kindle? Looking for 'real' books, but left dismayed by the ridiculous amount of smutty-romance in the Free Kindle Unlimited? My Dotted Leuchtturm 1917 in Green I finally signed… Continue reading Tired of Sexually Driven Free Kindle Books? Try some of these!

Bikurgurl · Board Games · Margin · Space and Grace

Game Day: Sometimes You Just Need a Down Day!

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Following on the heels of yesterday's post of Grace and Space, we're discussing on that post and a reblog by Melinda, sometimes you just need a day off - a Game Day off! We had an Epic Game Day yesterday… Continue reading Game Day: Sometimes You Just Need a Down Day!

Bikurgurl · The-Year-Of-Quality · Writing

Being Present…

I've taken a couple days {or more} off writing. I've not written on this blog, I've not written in real life. I've made phone calls I've needed to make, taken my children on field trips, done a lot of gardening, and had my phone on mute. I've been focusing on the Margin in life, but… Continue reading Being Present…

Bikurgurl · Book Review · Margin · The-Year-Of-Quality · Writing

Book Review: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} When I got this book I was super excited to read it: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and read it not once, but read it twice. I talked about… Continue reading Book Review: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

100 Word Wednesday · Bikurgurl · Margin · Writing

100 Word Wednesday: The best laid plans

The best laid plans don't always come to fruition. Careful, thoughtful, prepared the plans are. Then something happens, a bump in the road, a change in perspective, then these best laid plans are no longer applicable. They lay in the waste of your new reality, your change as you evolve. The planning was not for… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: The best laid plans