(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

I took a photo of our poinsettia plant about 15 minutes before it got knocked over and fell on the floor, spilling dirt and a few leaves. lol 😂 C'est la vie! Merry Christmas!

Five in a Row – Christmas Ornament – The Salamander Room 🦎

As you may remember, when we lived in North Carolina a few years ago, we were part of a really great homeschool group, North Carolina Five in a Row (NC FIAR).  Every year the group leader, L.N. organizes a FIAR ornament swap.  She is so sweet to let me participate in the swap even though … Continue reading Five in a Row – Christmas Ornament – The Salamander Room 🦎

LEGO Nativity Scene

Earlier this week my 9-year-old son surprised me with this Lego nativity scene. Here are Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus in a manger. My 5-year-old son added his Lego dump truck bin to make a manger that baby Jesus wouldn't roll off. There is also a shepherd with a staff, 3 wise men with gifts, a … Continue reading LEGO Nativity Scene

🎄 Christmas Book 📚 List

Happy December everyone! One of my favorite Christmastime childhood memories is pulling out the box of Christmas books that were stored with the rest of the Christmas decorations.  The books somehow seemed more magical because they were Christmas themed, and we only saw them once a year, and they smelled like the Christmas candles that … Continue reading 🎄 Christmas Book 📚 List

Memory Verse Monday

Here is the Bible verse we are working on memorizing this week. But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31 This month, our family is doing an Advent Bible … Continue reading Memory Verse Monday

Five in a Row Christmas Ornament – Who Owns the Sun? ☀️

When we lived in North Carolina a few years ago, we were part of an amazing homeschool group, North Carolina Five in a Row (NC FIAR).  Every year the group leader, L.N. organizes a FIAR ornament swap.  She is so sweet to let me participate in the swap even though we don't live in NC … Continue reading Five in a Row Christmas Ornament – Who Owns the Sun? ☀️

Wordless Wednesday

🦃 Thanksgiving Book 📚 List

I'm wishing y'all a happy Thanksgiving a few days early because we're hosting the big dinner at our rental house this year. I'm grateful to have the space to cook and to host this year! By next year I would really like to read a different book each day leading up to Thanksgiving. I'm working … Continue reading 🦃 Thanksgiving Book 📚 List

Lest We Forget – Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day! Check out this post, Lest We Forget by Norm 2.0 (where I found the image below) https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2016/11/11/lest-we-forget/ And here is a poppy craft I found at Clever Patch. During this month of Thanksgiving. Let's remember to be thankful for those who gave their lives to protect us, our veterans, and those currently … Continue reading Lest We Forget – Veterans Day