Micro-Blogging, Creativity, and Renovations

Sprittibee's Mulberry Tree

I’ve been getting requests to buy my blog from random people on the internet, so I figured it was time to quit ignoring you in here and say something. To be honest, I have been doing my best to live life to the fullest and with all that is happening in my world right now […]

Dinosaur and Star Wars Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Blowing Out Their Candles by @sprittibee

My two youngest kids are one month apart for birthdays, so I always like to make it a joint party. The only problem is, they seldom agree on a theme. This year, I decided I would set up the living room for one theme and the dining room for the other, and just try to […]

Pre-Summer Update

Texas Wildflower Photos Edit by @Sprittibee

May flowers are in full bloom and I grasp at moments to try and slow down enough to smell them. They say the older you get, the faster time goes. My eldest has a friend that has some sort of theory on the matter. It’s all over my head. Mama has been tired for most […]

The Homeschool Mama’s Daybook

Organizing for the Homeschool Year

I looked back to see when the last last Simple Woman’s Daybook was posted and laughed when I discovered it was in 2011 after my 4th baby was born. I was cruising on postpartum fog into the great unknown of “homeschool mom despair” (all brought about because God was purging me of my perfectionism). New babies do […]

Her Birthday Week

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“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire And then she was 15. My sweet little girl keeps growing up despite my best efforts to keep her young. Books on the head don’t stop growing. Books in the head (ie: reading) […]

Weekly Menu and High School Assignments; plus other random lists…

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“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Anyone else out there have a Christmas hangover? My life has been going 90 miles a minute since November. It seems like an eternity since I just sat down to do any random blogging. Anyone still out there? ::: crickets ::: We got […]