Author Archives: Amy

Five Favorites – Etsy Shops for Kids

Have I ever mentioned that I love Etsy? Once or twice, yes? (just for fun, type “Etsy” into the search bar on the side of my blog and see how many posts come up. . .) Well, since Christmas is … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes. Okay, Six. Five and a Half.

Hooray for Friday! 1. I was getting ready to put the boxes for my girls’ new shoes in the recycling the other day. I happened to notice the labels. I’m just going to note that I’m so glad my four-year-old … Continue reading

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Diary of a Grammar Geek

I freely admit that I am a big nerd when it comes to my love of proper grammar. I can’t really help it. I just really like it. It makes me happy. I don’t mean to say that I think I … Continue reading

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Grandparents (again), Field Trips (again), and Walls (finally)

Quick Takes Friday! 1. We had a lot of fun with my parents when they were here. We got to celebrate my Mom’s birthday in my very favorite way. With gifts from the Dollar Tree, of course! I let the … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 7 – The Rosary

Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, and October is the month dedicated to the Holy Rosary. When I was chatting with a friend of mine the other day, who is in the process of reversion to … Continue reading

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Awesomeness. Plus Puppies, Leaves, and Grandparents

It’s Friday! 1. I chaperoned a field trip for Miss’s kindergarten class on Monday. We went to a Farm where they got to pick an apple and go on a hay ride and pick a pumpkin. I had three little … Continue reading

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My First Michaelmas

I first heard about Michaelmas through Haley’s blog, and have seen and read more and more about it over the past several months. It is a feast day with such rich tradition and interesting history, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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What I Learned From a Drawing of Poop

Sometimes I get kind of caught up in the stuff of a day. The endless repetitive tasks that moms do. The routine. You know. Make breakfast. Clean up breakfast. Get everyone dressed. Make beds. Do school for a while. Serve … Continue reading

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Homeschooling is Going Quite Well, Thanks for Asking

Many people have asked me about how our first few weeks of homeschooling have been going. The answer is they have been going mostly very well. We’ve already taken several field trips, and Five in a Row has been the … Continue reading

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Okay, But How Do You KNOW God is Real?

Nearly two years ago, I began a journey toward faith. After almost a decade of not believing in God, I decided that I needed to explore my faith, or lack thereof. I started to think that maybe there really was a God, and … Continue reading

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