Because She’s Happy

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My friend posted a beautiful picture of her daughter jumping at the water’s edge on a sandy beach with the caption, “Because she’s happy!”  It made me think about my own children at the beach.  They jump, shriek, dance, and roll in the water and sand for no other reason than pure joy.  It’s a… 

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One Summer I Will Never Forget

Managing Your Blessings

Some summers hold sweet memories, others may not be quite as sweet, but what they all share is the promise of brighter days, longer sunsets, and the realization that they end all too soon. One summer in my childhood stands out above the rest. Summers in my youth were long, blissful events, seemingly endless, full… 

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Scripture Memorization – James 1:25-27

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WOW!!! Girls, we made it. We are finishing up James chapter 1 today! We only have 3 verses left in our study on James 1. Let’s take it one verse at a time. Verse 25 But he who looks  into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer… 

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God Stepped In

Managing Your Blessings

 Photo Credit: Amanda44/Wikimedia Commons I don’t have many fond memories of my childhood.  My father was an abusive alcoholic, my mother was just trying to survive, and I didn’t have many friends.  I have a few memories of fighting, fear, and some especially traumatizing events.  I have even fewer memories of happy days.  I remember my… 

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Pay What You Want Sale at CurrClick (July 1-9)

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CurrClick is having their annual “Pay What You Want” sale where they let you set the price on nearly 8,000 curriculum items! This is the perfect time to stack up on summer learning materials, homeschooling items for next year, and supplemental resources! This sale runs from July 1-9, 2014. Don’t miss it!

The Summer That Changed Me

A post about friendship

Summer is my season. I come alive when the sun stays up late and the temperature rises over 90 degrees. While I was just a little girl, one summer in particular forever changed the person that I would become. It has shaped, even to this day, what I think friendship is and should mean to… 

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Oven-Roasted Veggies: A Simple Summer Side Dish

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Our family is growing a garden for the second year in a row. However, we were late planting, so we do not actually have anything to harvest yet. I can’t wait until I can walk into my backyard and gather cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, and peppers for a nice summer salad! Until then, I am purchasing… 

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