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 […]

Love Love Love

Love Love Love by Sprittibee's Daughter

Oops!!! I got a little sidetracked the past two weeks after posting my book give-away. I can’t believe it’s already time to announce the winner… Ramona Horton! Shoot me an email to claim your book! What are you up to Valentines Day? Any awesome crafts? Special dinners? Fun adventures? Today we are going to make […]

Hello February

Hello February Instagram Challenge

Yesterday was my little one’s SIXTH birthday. I’m no longer the parent of a pre-school age kid. I’m not sure how to feel about that. I sure love tiny people. God knows how to make miniature people adorable. I’m clinging to every little word he mis-pronounces now, and every funny thing he says. A week […]

31 Things for October…

Argiope Spider via @sprittibee

I say Hello, you say Goodbye! Yes, October is almost over… and I’m just getting around to letting you know I’m alive. But hey – here I am! Better late than never! My list-making obsession is a beast. I would make a list on my arm if I ran out of paper. So to quell […]

Teaching to Learn

I Teach, Therefore I Learn

I seriously considered naming this post “That time I was swallowed by a Creative Writing English IV syllabus…” but I go to blog conferences, y’all, and I’ve learned that Google doesn’t like your puns. Just the facts, m’am. If I hear another person ask me, “What do you think people are going to Google to […]

Wrapping Up a Homeschool School-year and Grading the Teacher

Book Cases

So the summer has begun. I officially quit adding to the weekly assignment list spiral over a week ago and we are in our first 2 month summer break in a long while. We have homeschooled year round by necessity for the past few years because of distractions (two of them who are 6 and […]

Whoo Wants to Create Another Picasso?

Owly Handprints

In my house we love art. Not just the realistic kind that most people aspire to… but the whimsical. The abstract. The personal. I mean, there might be a thing as too realistic. When you can’t tell the difference in a photograph and a piece of art, why not use a camera? That’s what I […]