Bikurgurl · Food · InstagramImages

Christmas 2016: Fun with Friends

I have taken some much needed time to reconnect with friends, family, and self. I’ve missed blogging sorely and have begun a dozen or more posts, but I’ve not found time to finish them. In the past weeks I’ve been able to have coffee with friends, paint ornaments with another family, had boys invade my… Continue reading Christmas 2016: Fun with Friends

Bikurgurl · Food · InstagramImages

Candy Making 2016

Bikurgurl · Planning · The-Year-Of-Quality

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… Continue reading Christmas Wish Lists 2016

Bikurgurl · Family First! · Food · Planning

Planning for The Holidays

Deep into my NaNoWriMo writing, as well as garden clean-up and life, I’m also planning for ‘The Holidays’. I’m not just talking about Christmas, but Thanksgiving through the first of the year and beyond. While I don’t have a ton of time to delve into the details while juggling all the proverbial balls I have… Continue reading Planning for The Holidays

Bikurgurl · InstagramImages

Operation Christmas Child 2016

One of our traditions is to pack boxes for Operation Christmas Child. We start thinking about packing up our boxes in the summer. When we’re shopping for school supplies, we start dreaming about what items we’ll put into our boxes for the children we will pray about this Christmas season. We focus our efforts on… Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2016

Bikurgurl · Family · homeschooling · InstagramImages · The-Year-Of-Quality

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 πŸ™‚ 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… Continue reading Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Bikurgurl · Family First! · homeschooling · InstagramImages · Margin · The-Year-Of-Quality

Tulips, Tidepooling, and Cabelas…

April marks the Tulip Festival in the Pacific Northwest. Annually, the boys and I load up and head toΒ  Mt. Vernon, Washington where the Tulips are in bloom and ship nationwide {internationally if you count our Canadian neighbors to the north!}. Fields and fields of the beauties – Daffodils, Tulips, Hyacinths….ah….. All these images were… Continue reading Tulips, Tidepooling, and Cabelas…