November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

Keeping on top of homeschooling, traveling, blogging; being a mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend, mother, woman, blogger….. am a bit obsessive about planning. Getting all the dots lined up, all the items checked off, is part of the process. This month I’m keeping track of my time and my habits with this weekly spread. I’d been bopping back and forth between my ending Happy Planner, … Continue reading November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

NaNoWriMo 2017 – Word Count Shout Out!

I am knee-deep in my NaNoWriMo 2017 novel writing – when October comes to an end, I gear up and get ready to write my fingers off! I find the fluidity of writing on paper allows the words to flow more freely, but many of you fellow NaNoWriMo’ers find your groove on your laptops. Smithing words, constructing sentences, creating dialoug and drama, building tension, using … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 – Word Count Shout Out!

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo 2017 has begun! I hand write my 50,000 + words for the annual November tradition, NaNoWriMo. Writing on average 1667 words per day, I’ll reach my goal by months end. Are you interested in joining me on this writing voyage? I’m considering opening my classroom to other writers for encouragement and support if there is interest! Please let me know in the comments if … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017

100 Word Wednesday: Week 32

Image credit: Bikurgurl, 2017 Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 32

NaNoWriMo 2016: Do You NaNoWriMo?

November 1-30. NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month – every November, we write! Every year we gear up for it. We print our booklets, we dream about the stories we want to write, then November 1 – we get started! NaNoWriMo! This is a challenge really of all ages. If you can communicate, you can participate! When my children were younger, I’d simply type the … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016: Do You NaNoWriMo?

Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Hello! Welcome to a quick guide to my annual Homeschool {Academy} Planning 101! Thank you for joining me on my adventure 🙂 Every year, our homeschool planning goes through the same motions. Here’s a quick tutorial of how I prepare to plan for a new Year of Learning! First,think about how you’re #winning at life right now! Feel like a #winner? You totally should! Even … Continue reading Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Reading, Writing, Resting, and Saving My Life Right Now {May 2016}

Holy Cow – what fun it’s been to catch up on all the reading. I’m too far behind in many of your blog posts to ever catch up, so I’ll just have to claim Blog Bankruptcy, beg for forgiveness, and move forward. Thank you!   So I’m reading. A lot. I’m re-reading the fabulous book recommended by a fellow homeschooling mom {and she lent it … Continue reading Reading, Writing, Resting, and Saving My Life Right Now {May 2016}

A ‘Novel’ Writing Class – A Day in the Life!

Hello! Many of you have noticed {I HOPE you’ve missed me!} that I’ve been absent in the past few weeks. I’m teaching a writing class to young adults entitled: A ‘Novel’ Writing Class In this class, we use the NaNoWriMo model of writing in a month to accomplish for ourselves the satisfaction and success Novel Writing can bring! To make the process better for the … Continue reading A ‘Novel’ Writing Class – A Day in the Life!