Engaging the Senses

  Are you a fan of Beatrix Potter? They are wonderful children’s classics to read with your little ones and not only that but they are beautifully illustrated as well! You can now get The Beatrix Potter Ultimate Collection of 22 Children’s Books for just 99 cents for Kindle! These would make a great read-aloud […]

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Hi sweet friends! Oh how I’ve missed you these last few weeks. So much has been going on here including recently being sick with a sinus infection. (I’m bummed because I have now broken my 2+ year wellness streak) 🙁  So needless to say that has really slowed me down and put me behind on […]

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Homemaking usually breaks down to my stressing out over keeping things clean and tidy, but what about homemaking as a social art? As my children and I work to clean the home, I give instructions: Make sure you dust the corners. Be careful to look under the cushions for things. Don’t forget to sweep under […]

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  Are you a fan of The Boxcar Children? It sure brings back the memories of yesteryear when you get a chance to read them and it great for listening together as a family or just for your children! We noticed that the audio collection was FREE today with (with free audible trial for 30 […]

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The days are getting cooler and the trees are changing colors as fall sets in here in the Texas Panhandle. That also means that my family requests my homemade soups for dinner more frequently. One of our favorites is my tortilia soup. This soup is very thick and rich and it is perfect for adding […]

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Fall has definitely arrived. The temperature here in the Texas Panhandle has finally started coming down which means that I am able to keep my doors and windows open longer each day. I love the feel of the cool breeze in the mornings and the sounds of birds singing as they gather around the feeder […]

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Fall is my favorite season of the year. The weather starts to get cooler, the days get shorter, the trees start to change color, and evryone gathers together to watch football. Fall also includes a return to school and all of the other activities for the kids which often leads to hectic schedules. I have […]

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I have been making this recipe for years and it is one of our favorites so I wanted to share it with you. This is a very easy but unique recipe for bread. The rosemary and black pepper make it anything but typical, but you will love the taste of wedges of the warm bread […]

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