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Learning Resources: Translucent Geome...

I like sets I can use in my homeschooling in more than one way. For instance, the Translucent Geometric Shapes from Learning Resources we’ve been using not just for math but for art as well! Since this set is so open ended, I’ve been able to utilize it to the max for educating for both my nearly 4 year old son and six year old dau [...]

Peter Hollens Debut Album Review ...

Peter Hollens Debut Album Review & Giveaway!
Peter Hollens is an musical artist I learned about after seeing him in a Lindsey Sterling video on Youtube a few months ago. When it was brought to my attention that he had an album coming out this month, I was pretty eager to get a hold of a copy! Peter has some pretty amazing music videos which can be seen on his Youtube channel. He offer [...]

HalloWellness with Orange + Black Ind...

HalloWellness with Orange + Black Indian Spices!
Let’s face it, this time of the year is when sickness is more likely to rear its ugly head and most are known to not eat as well as they should compromising their health. Out shopping recently it seemed like Halloween candy was just shouting for me to take it home and indulge myself. I’ve had enough restraint for now but who kno [...]

Annual Pumpkin Picking

We have had quite a full schedule lately! I’m going to admit that for me, Summer is a very lazy season plus I just don’t tolerate heat too well. When Autumn hits, I’m very energized and tend to get the family out to celebrate the season in its fullness over every other one.  On Saturday we visited our local pumpkin patch! Th [...]

Quilts of Love | QUILTED BY CHRISTMAS...

Quilts of Love | QUILTED BY CHRISTMAS – Kindle Giveaway & “Merry Quilted” Facebook Party!
Don’t miss the newest Quilts of Love book, Quilted by Christmas by Jodie Bailey. October’s QOL release is a warm Christmas tale of God’s steadfast love. Enter to win a Kindle HDX, and RSVP for the “Merry Quilted” Quilts of Love Facebook party on December 9th. One winner will receive: A Kindle Fire Two copies of Quilted by Christmas by [...]

A Lifelong Love by Gary Thomas {revie...

A Lifelong Love by Gary Thomas {review + giveaway}
Discover how to live out a sacred marriage. You believe your marriage has eternal purposes. you long for it to reach beyond your home and encourage others. But what does it look like to have a spiritually intentional relationship in the midst of dirty dishes, work deadlines, and car pools? In Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas showed us that God d [...]

Howloween at the Oregon Zoo

It’s not really Fall until we make a trip to the Portland Oregon Zoo. Over the weekend, my family of four took part in the Howl-O-Ween trick or treat scavenger hunt event. We had been last year and knew this year we definitely not want to miss out. The event ran from October 25th & 26th from 10am-3pm. I believe it always happens on [...]

My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainb...

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks is releasing to DVD tomorrow! Fans of the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic series are certainly going to be excited about this addition, I know we were! This movie is the sequel to My Little Pony: Equestria Girls and stands well enough alone but I would would recommend viewing the other first [...]


Hi, my name is Erin. I'm from Georgia but live in Oregon now with my family of four. I've been blessed with a daughter age 6 1/2 and nearly 4 year old son. I have been married to my husband for about 8 years now.

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