Archive for July 2009


I just love modern technology. Even though my hubby and sons are over 3 hours away, I can still keep up with what they are doing. Some of the other leaders have made comments on Facebook, I have gotten texts, and my husband sent me this picture this morning. This is just one of the […]

Comfortable Chairs

I recently found out that my freshman English teacher is retiring. Sister Dichtel was known for her “comfortable chairs” in her classroom. She had these bean bags and other soft chairs around the classroom that we would be allowed to sit in to read our assigned book IF we finished our vocabulary and journal writing […]

Royal Rangers RAW

This morning my husband and our sons left for Ranger Adventure Week (RAW). They will get to swim, hike, have paintball wars, experience the “redneck water slide” PLUS hear the Word of God and get to praise and worship with the music from our friends’ band Prayer Warriors. The guys in my house really love […]

Homeschool Party

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is my absolute favorite magazine for homeschoolers. I am not a collector of magazines at all but I have every single copy of this one that I have ever received. They’re on my resource shelf because I truly believe that there are so many articles in there that have been or […]

FREE Tea Day!

Oh my goodnesss! I LOVE McAlister’s Sweet Tea and today I can go get a cup for FREE! I am meeting up with a good friend that runs the BEST web site for Moms in the Memphis area called Memphis Loves Kids. So, grab a friend and head to your nearest McAlister’s for a free […]


For those of you that know me well, you know that I am passionate about scrapbooking. It is important for me to preserve the memories that we make in our family. We never know when one of us will be gone. I often think about how my children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren (and on and on) will […]

My Sister’s Keeper's%20Keeper&pg=PP1&output=embed My mom and I wanted to see the movie My Sister’s Keeper together but I had heard that I needed to read the book first so I bought the book and started reading it. It was 500 pages long and I had no kids here so I knew that I could finish it before […]