autumn · thoughts-from-my-heart

Thanksgiving Thoughts

I was 26 years old, married for seven years and mother of two young children when my Dad moved to Heaven. Despite being grown and on my own when he died, I felt as though the world had been turned upside down. My family was changed forever. The home that once rang with laughter was… Continue reading Thanksgiving Thoughts

autumn · crafts · homeschooling

Thanksgiving Crafts

Our little Leslie is in Kindergarten this year. We have been using Abeka materials for her, and I think her favorite subject is art! I wanted to share some of the art projects she’s gotten to make for Thanksgiving. My little pilgrim girl! đŸ™‚ This hat is from the ABeka art book. Another ABeka project,… Continue reading Thanksgiving Crafts

autumn · crafts · homemaking · tutorials

An Autumn Decoration

I wanted to share this very cute and easy way to adorn your Thanksgiving table. I have made these for a ladies meeting as well as for our family Thanksgiving celebration. These add a warm, homey touch to your family gathering, but make no mistake, nothing can replace smiling faces of loved ones at the… Continue reading An Autumn Decoration

autumn · family-scrapbook

Cuddles, Quilts, and Autumn Colors

We have had a very busy and full week! Just today, the weather has turned more “autumn like” after about a week of very balmy temperatures. In our neck of the woods, autumn is in her full glory. As a candle flares up right before it burns out completely, so is autumn’s splendor. The color… Continue reading Cuddles, Quilts, and Autumn Colors

autumn · Devotional Thoughts · family-scrapbook

Counting My Blessings

1 Thess. 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. It’s that time of year again! Oh, you wouldn’t know it by looking around the department stores, but it’s almost here! It’s one of my favorite holidays: Thanksgiving! Most stores are already setting up for… Continue reading Counting My Blessings

autumn · family-scrapbook-Dad · this'n'that

Autumn Ramblings

Autumn has finally arrived. The mornings are crisp and the nights are clear here in southwest Arkansas. The trees are getting bare, but a few crimson leaves still remain on the maple in our side yard. I look forward to cuddling up under the covers next to my sweetheart during the chilly nights. He is… Continue reading Autumn Ramblings