Five Things for Friday

1– Our Edith was blessed this month, wearing our family blessing dress purchased by her namesake (my great grandma) 30+ years ago. All my sisters and girl cousins wore this dress, Ellie wore it 12 years ago and it was Edith’s turn to follow in the footsteps of some amazing, strong, beautiful women. 2–I’m feeling super inspired to get back to […]

Quick Lit: What I’ve Been Reading Lately

I’m joining Anne Bogel from Modern Mrs. Darcy to share what I’ve been reading lately. Girl Waits with Gun I was delighted to learn when I was about 75% finished with this book that it is based on a true story.  I loved the spunky, full of life Kopp sisters, the bravery they found in the face of danger and […]

What’s saving my life right now

Winter months are hard.  Especially for homeschool families, those with new babies and those who live in the frigid North where many days the temperature doesn’t reach double digits.  We fall into all of those categories. So in order for me to keep my sanity, I’m doing the following things.  Maybe not every day, but as often as I can. […]

Peek Into my Art Journal

My Creative Habit for 2017 is very simple.  I’m just setting aside time to do some painting or drawing every day.  Usually this looks like a completed page in my sketchbook, but not always.  Sometimes it takes me 2 or 3 days to finish a sketchbook spread because time is limited in my life right now.  Between a new baby […]