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Your Questions Answered About Homeschooling

The #1 Question I Am Asked Most About Homeschooling

I get personal emails about homeschooling a lot from family, friends, and readers.  The #1 question that I am asked the most is “What curriculum should I buy?” I have to admit that is still a difficult question for me to answer even for my own family, but that is what I LOVE about homeschooling. […]

Mini Adventures for Frugal Couples

Mini Adventures for Frugal Couples with FREEBIE Pack

Date night is a big deal in our house.  The kids are excited because Nana and Gramps get to come over, eat dinner with them and then put them to bed.  Hubs and I are usually in an extra good mood, knowing that free time is near and are looking forward to a chance to […]


ONLY $3 for “Drive Thru History” DVD! {FLASH SALE Ends 5/15} is doing a 2 day flash sale and included are some awesome educational materials for the kids!  Check them out below.  If you are interested order quickly before all the stock is gone!   Discovering America’s Founders: Drive Thru History DVD ONLY $3.00! (80% OFF) Get Ready Activity Packs: Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade ONLY […]

FREE Spice Date Night Fun Printable Pack

SPICE: A FREE Date Night Fun Pack

Are you looking for something to spice up your date nights with your spouse?  Here is a fun FREE printable pack for subscribers to The Road to 31 to help you do just that!  Subscribe below to have yours sent straight to your inbox for downloading. What will you receive in this printable pack? A Guided […]

Sriracha Salmon Cakes Recipe

Sriracha Salmon Cakes

My husband discovered sriracha a few months ago and he wants it on everything. It is the new favorite condiment in our household.  We put it on our sandwiches and wraps, our eggs in the morning, and our potato fries at night.  We did not realize what a viral sensation sriracha was until we saw […]

6 Ways to Spice up your At-Home Date Night

6 Ways To Spice Up An At-Home Date Night

Last Christmas I gave Hubs the best gift I’ve ever given him: a year worth of monthly dates planned by me. A typical night at home usually involves sweatpants, a computer, and propping up my feet, so I knew I needed to spice things up a bit.  Like many married couples with kids, we wanted […]

Waiting to Serve in Full-Time Ministry in the Church: A Story of Sanctification and Calling to Service in the Here and Now

Waiting to Serve

Feeling Called to Ministry My husband has felt called to ministry since his early college years.  I always had this feeling that I would be a pastor’s wife. I grew up engrossed in my father’s ministry and so it felt natural. I really did not know any other way to live but in a full […]

Beautiful Ashes: The Sanctifying Work of Motherhood

Beautiful Ashes: The Sanctifying Work of Motherhood

The Shameful Event At this particular moment, I find myself sitting in a fairly quiet house listening to the sweet sound of my 7 year old reading his Bible to his 4 other siblings. It’s early, ridiculously early, but this weary and exasperated mother has tucked all of the children (besides the new baby) into […]

10 Ways to Save Money This Spring

10 Ways to Save Money this Spring

The trees are blooming and the birds are chirping, which could only mean one thing, it’s spring. If you’re like our family, your event calendar is full and your to do list is a mile long, and you wonder how to stretch your dollars further this season. As you prepare for fun in the sun […]

best advice for new moms

Best Advice for New Moms and a Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and I’ve gotten together with a group of bloggers to bring you a giveaway and blog hop that we are hoping will bless your socks off! We not only hope to bless several moms with some pretty awesome giveaway prizes, but we also hope to bless many more […]

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