52 Lists in 52 Weeks #34

52 Lists in 52 Weeks

  List #34: Things I Most Look Forward to In Fall Cooler weather Fall home decor New blogging conference Picking apples for the first time Walking outside without sweating New history unit study in our homeschool Soup and sandwich day each week New (to me) yard sale clothes Photographing the beautiful fall colors Football … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #33

52 Lists in 52 Weeks

Can I be honest and say I'm tired of lists? Not making normal, everyday lists, but the ones I come up with for this feature. 52 weeks is a long time and a lot of lists. List #33 I love shopping at Aldi's but only go there about every six weeks. Their everyday prices are great and I stock up when I go there (which means I have heart failure at … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #32

2012 Beach Vacation

List #32: Tidbits for my College Son Go food shopping BEFORE your food runs out. Don't forget to ask for help, from adults and other students. Your family misses you every day. You can bring your laundry home. Skype is a wonderful thing :-) Go to the beach one weekend. Text your older sister sometimes. She misses you, … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #31

#31 List of Things I (try to) do Every DayMorning routine Talk to GodHomeschoolWork on my blogTalk to my married daughterDo devotions with kidsPost to PinterestRead to my kidsCheck out FacebookCook a mealConnect with an adoptive momTake a nap (yes, I try very hard to do this every day :-)Respond to emailsCheck schoolworkRead the newspaperText my … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #30 Unusual Searches Used to Find My Blog

List #30Searches people use to find my blog:long hairs son want ponytailcake room organizationnoah's first shavewearing daddy's tiemud funkids vacuuming the floorwhy are boys tallerhis earringsscrapbook table in my closethomeschool mom stickerthornsmarty walden, motorcyclefamily pictures in white shirtsmagic bulletbeth moore poem about … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #29

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List #29: Blog Memories This blog of mine has evolved quite a bit from its early days in 2008. Here's a list of posts that give insight into my crazy life! I'd love if you'd join me for a trip down memory lane! Very first blog post. I had no idea what I was getting into! Chick-Fil-A Cow Day #1. Still celebrating every summer. This year … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #28

52 Lists in 52 Weeks

#28 A List of Websites I visit most frequently: Is it bad that I visit my own (via reading stats and comments)? Pinterest Facebook I Take Joy (homeschooling mom and Bible teacher) Beauty and Bedlam (Jen is local and a fellow homeschool mom) Every Bitter Thing is Sweet (an adoptive mom who tugs at my heart every time) Between Naps on the … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #27

52 Lists in 52 Weeks

#27 Ways to Stay Creative and Inspired Pinterest: brilliant way to visually connect with ideas of every kind Go shopping at a craft/art store Read books that inspire you to reach for more Go shopping and look in stores you might not normally visit Look through Ikea, etc., websites: again, visual images can inspire Take a break: sometimes … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #26

#26 What I Actually Accomplished While my Kids were at CampHere's my original list and what I did/did not accomplish beside it!Sleep late. This is never a problem anyway because we are late risers at our house. And I can't sleep because of insomnia anyway. But I'm hoping maybe my body will feel sorry for me. Went to bed way too late each night, had … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #25

52 Lists in 52 Weeks

#25 What Would You do if You had a Free Day? (Otherwise known as, What am I doing next week?!!!) My youngest two children are going to camp next week. This is a big, big deal. One is going to the boys camp and one is going to the girls camp. About 5 miles apart. S went to overnight, 5 day camp last year with friends from our old church and she … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #24

# 24 Things to do over Summer:Take my kids to camp for 5 days!Open (and possibly even use) the Jillian Michaels exercise DVD's I got for my birthday two months ago!)Make homemade Oreo ice creamChange my blog over to Wordpress (now that scares me)Read Around the World in 80 Days and do geography unit study with the kidsClean the windows in the house … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #23

List #23: My FavoritesGod's unfailing lovemy kids getting excited about going to the librarymy rocking chaircelebrating 25 years with my husbandmy new Ipod Nanosongs that make me cryS's 70% improvement in math skills in 3 years on her testingrainy days curled up with a good book and a fuzzy blanketsleep, pure and uninterruptedmy scrapbooksthe sound … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #22

What I Love About Being Home After Vacationsleeping in my own bedgetting back to a routinemy own pots and pans and cooking utensilspets happy we're homemy mac desktop (how I love thee!)back to churchseeing the garden overflowing with goodnessmy rocking chairlight school schedulegoing to the librarymy freezer filled with frozen strawberrieshaving … [Read more...]

52 Lists in 52 Weeks #21

Week #21What I Love About Beach Vacation*sitting on the deck watching the ocean*playing foosball*the ocean breezes blowing*eating and more eating*family photographs*Sequence, Risk and Quelf*reading a book*the Wright Brothers Memorial*sleeping in*ripple chips with french onion dip*all the family together*thrift store bargains*Dairy Queen … [Read more...]

52 LIsts in 52 Weeks #20

Week #20Things I love about the Internet:Information at my fingertips about any subjectUp to the second weather updatesFacebook and reconnecting with old friendsBlogs (oh, how I am loving the blogging world)Instant dictionary/thesaurusBeautiful photographsMaking new friends with shared trials and dreamsPrintable couponsEducational opportunities for … [Read more...]