Christmas 2018

We celebrated the birth of our Lord yesterday and I prayed that my girls would experience the true meaning of Christmas. My family prefers quality time over presents all the time. Right now I’m listening to the girls watch videos we filmed yesterday. They are recording more videos and we will probably spend the day…

Beach Day Surprises

Spending the day at Port Bolivar, Texas and a family surprise at the beach.

Why I chose to Homeschool

I scrolled through Facebook seeing all the smiling faces of kids headed out on their first day of school and as a first year homeschool mom. I got a little sad. I started to question my choices and if we had made the right decision. My oldest daughter attended kindergarten at the public school down…

5 Steps to a Productive Day for Stay at Homeschooling Mom

I have been a working mom, a stay at home mom and a working at home mom. It is all hard and all challenging, but winning the morning can help you win the day. My newest adventure in motherhood is being a working at homeschooling mom. When I say “work” it encompasses my paying job…

Summer Fun for Cheap in The Woodlands, Texas

The summer months may be awful in Texas but in The Woodlands the trees and countless outdoor community events make it impossible to stay inside. From outdoor concerts on the waterway, live music at the local farmers market and splash pads and organic snow cones to keep us cool we have many reasons to takeĀ …

4.29.18

My husband and I are very frugal. We tend to enjoy simple things and cheap fun. I use to think I needed to stay busy, make more money so I could enjoy more things. Lately I have realized the richness of still moments, simple fun and the joy of less things. Thursday we enjoyed listening…

Grilled Chicken and Veggie Sandwich-Make Now, Eat Later!

I love food, obviously who doesn’t?! I really feel as if The Pioneer Woman (Ree Drummond) or P-Dub, as I like to call her always has the best ideas She has never steered me wrong. One of my family’s favorite and cost effective things to do is to picnic at the pool or hangout outside…