Duct Tape and other Tween Dreams

My tween boy didn’t ask for much for Christmas {our wish lists are due by Thanksgiving} which I posted on my blog, but books and games are crowding the idea cloud for him. His grandmother is also considering getting him a Kindle {without the G3!}. At the top of his list? Duct tape. Sound weird? Well, not really. For a maker, a builder, a creative … Continue reading Duct Tape and other Tween Dreams

Do your things serve you, or do you serve your things?

It’s a thought provoking thought. My husband framed this question to me when we were considering getting rid of my sons drum kit. Like many things we own, it wasn’t just the cost of the drum kit, or the love my son had had of the drum kit, but my emotion connection to the drum kit. Let me explain. We moved cross country 8 1/2 … Continue reading Do your things serve you, or do you serve your things?

Christmas Wish Lists 2016

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Black Friday may be a traditional day for shoppers, but not for us. We enjoy getting out and enjoying the world! However, I’m nothing if not a planner. My children have an annual deadline of Thanksgiving for turning in their wish lists to me for us, their parents, as well … Continue reading Christmas Wish Lists 2016

Homeschooling, Pokemon Go, and Sunny November Mornings

So I’ve just downloaded the WordPress App from the iPhone App store. Oh my goodness, is this going to make blogging much easier! Let’s see how this goes and how steep my learning curve is! My husband left for work this morning and decided to battle a Pokémon Go! Gym, with one boy overnighting at a friends house, my son and I decided to stop our … Continue reading Homeschooling, Pokemon Go, and Sunny November Mornings