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This season has been a whirlwind with so many new adventures and activities… Jake’s birthday flew by and we haven’t even had a free day to plan a party!  On his birthday which was September 25th, we ate pancakes and sang happy birthday and then we made his favorite supper, ate too much chocolate cake, […]

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October 23, 2018

Small Talk… Big Jake’s Birth Story

Our culture is ever changing, always evolving… As we navigate the world of social media and try to conquer this thing called connectivity we must accept that it’s not going anywhere.   As many negative and unhealthy parts of it that we have discovered along the way, we can’t ignore the positive effects as well. […]

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October 21, 2018

Ten Reasons To Start A Platform And Plant The Seeds Of Your Story

A couple of years back is when it all began… that little mama intuition nudge in my heart.  I felt drawn to homeschool.  It was a compilation of events and conversations, but it boiled down to having the freedom, privilege, and curiosity to chase my children’s interests.  With a background in development and education I’ve […]

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August 30, 2018

How Homeschooling Helped Us

I’m bringing small talk back… If you’ve been here long, you remember when I first began this journal I would post small talk entries documenting my kiddos cute sayings and happenings and just having a relaxed mama conversation with readers.  Somewhere along the way I stopped.  I guess I felt I was documenting it all […]

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May 29, 2018

Small Talk… Finn’s Birth Story

Around here we’ve been sooo busy with spring activities and although we’re together most of the time through those experiences we have been longing for some slow and sacred time together.  I know it sounds silly to say movie night is our slow and sacred time together, but I think so long as families are […]


May 18, 2018

Movie Night

“The beautiful White River in the Ozark Mountains where Johnny Morris grew up with his mom and dad.  It was the birthplace of Bass Pro Shops.” These rich and relatable words are written in the most gorgeous watercolor as you enter the exquisite new project of Johnny Morris.  The Wonders of Wildlife, properly coined WOW, […]

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May 10, 2018

A Field Trip To WOW

It’s finally spring and we’ve been so excited to start our first flower season.  Dakota and I have been working on our business plan for the flower farm during our home school days and it has been so fun seeing her mind at work.  She is very determined to see this dream come true and […]

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March 22, 2018

Outpost Flowers

As you know, I’m focusing on bettering one room per month in my home this year and this past month I chose to update some simple details in the bath.  I found the most beautiful goods at a local business right off the square in Fayetteville, AR. called WITH Home Supply.  I had heard about them […]


March 9, 2018

Bath Staples From With Home Supply

For about two years now I’ve belonged to a sweet group of bible study gals in my community.  We spend one day a week with each other sharing life, lessons, and love.   We have read through four studies together now and at the end of each one we celebrate by doing a girls day […]


February 21, 2018

Heart For Hospitality… A Galentines Brunch

    Over the years I’ve picked up some ideas to share love and make the sweet holiday special without overspending or eating too much sugar!-Ha.   Here’s the go to list…    1 Set the mood by making cards together.  It’s funnest to make a few homemade, but we usually purchase some from here […]

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February 9, 2018

Share The Love… 5 Sweet Valentine Ideas

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