Book Report: September 2015

I feel like I’m halfway through 97 different books this month, but I only finished four. That means I’ll (hopefully) have many more reviews for you next month.  I’ve been in a bit of a fiction rut lately and decided not to finish several novels rather than renew them at the library.  If you’ve got a fiction recommendation, I’m all […]

Canvas Gratitude Banner Service Project

We’ve spent all week celebrating “Not Back to School” with our local homeschool co-op.  The days have been full of everything from hiking as a family to vision board creation to a trip to our tiny zoo and much more. We adore this community of like-minded families and the friendships we’ve built.  I love the chance to glean from more […]

Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

“We don’t know where we get our ideas from. What we do know is that we do not get them from our laptops.”  –John Cleese I ran across this quote in the very inspiring book Steal Like an Artist  by Austin Kleon.  It has stuck with me for weeks and I find myself reflecting on it every so often.  That tells […]

Free Print: Hand-Drawn Flowers to Color

Download here Even thought it doesn’t quite feel like it yet where we live (temps are still in the 90s lately), summer is coming to a close.  I wanted to hold on to these carefree days a little bit longer, and in my mind nothing says summer quite like blooming flowers.  I drew this simple coloring page in order to […]