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1000 Gifts

Yesterday I posted a video that is a promotion of sorts for a book, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp. I first saw this video two weeks ago at our first staff devotion time (every Wednesday afternoon) of the new school year. The coordinator for devotions … Continue reading

Summer Reading Lists…

FICTION: 1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett 2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 3. The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Conner McNees 4. Hind’s Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard 5. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy NON-FICTION: 1. The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer 2.  Faithful God by Sinclair … Continue reading


For all of you that haven’t seen this on Facebook yet (Laura, I know you are out there!)… A few weeks ago my school had a character dress up day to promote our Spring book fair. The teachers were all supposed to dress as a favorite book character and it was a complete surprise to … Continue reading

Making a House a Home

To me, a home is a comfortable space full of friends and family, laughter and conversation, music and tears, rest and refuge, memories and mementos, treasures and trinkets… I work hard to make our house a home and for me, part of that is making it visually appealing and inviting. Given my artistic sensibilities I … Continue reading


Bibliophilia is the love of books. That would make me a bibliophile, because I am indeed a lover of books. Fiction, non-fiction, kids books, pop-up books–you name it and I probably like it. Or will at least give it a go. I have a vast array of interest when it comes to books and I … Continue reading

My Bookshelves

I am leaving this evening for Galveston to attend the Texas Art Educators Conference, so I won’t be having “Five Senses Friday” this week. I am, however, going to give you a peek at my bookshelves. Below are books I have either: just finished reading, am currently reading, or am about to start reading.     … Continue reading