I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.




Having a GREAT day today. Little bumps here and there. But mostly, days like this, make me feel like YES! This is what I am supposed to be doing! And look at my children blossoming! Before my eyes! And I feel wonderful and blessed and thankful. Also, the boys are being pretty good. That helps. Read More

Jack’s Hair


Josh is trying to get me to give Jack a haircut. I am resisting because Jack’s just a little peanut with wispy baby hair. He does have VERY short hair on the top, and these lovely “wings” on the sides. Some kind of baby mullet? Not sure. Anyway, in my trying to convince Josh that Read More

Getting Organized


I have found that I am the kind of person who (usually) needs structure when performing my role as homemaker & stay-at-home mom. Sometimes I’m totally fine just rolling through the days. Sometimes I hit walls where I feel like I’m not accomplishing anything, my kids are whiney, and I’m doing my best to just Read More

Outward Signs of Life Trials (Miscarriage & Infertility)


I find it interesting that the more serious of spiritual and life battles are often fought internally or in such a way that they are not public. I have been specifically considering families that have dealt with miscarriage or infertility. The only outward sign of this life trial is that the couple has no children, Read More

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