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Mother, Daughter, and Tea Parties

 I cherish every Mother Daughter Tea Party my daughter and I share. She, my oldest daughter, is getting married next month. #toomanyemotionsforme These days before the wedding, my emotions roll like waves in the ocean. My emotions rise with the joy of this happy milestone and fall with letting my baby go. They crest with white foam while I embrace …

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Well-Rounded Gal: Her Marriage

Proverb Gal is married. In fact, there are five verses in the passage that mention her hubby.  The first two verses that reference hubby are perched at the top of the list. “The heart of her husband trusts in her, And he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil All the days of her …

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I Attended 16 Homeschool Conventions! 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend Next Year!

I am not going to beat around the bush. I have one point. I seriously want you to rearrange your budget and calendar and attend a homeschool convention. Why, you ask? Because you will be blessed! I have 10 fabulous reasons why you should get in on the event of the year for homeschool families! Plan to go to a …

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On the Road with HTHL: The Grand Finale

July 11, 2016-July 24, 2016  Pasadena, California to Phoenix, Arizona to Placerville, CA Range of miles: 21,835-23,915 Week #21-22/23weeks Monday In the afternoon, we paid a visit to Marty and Carolyn Forte of Excellence in Education in Monrovia, California. What was supposed to be a few hours of visiting turned into a wonderful six-hour fellowship and ended at a yummy Mexican restaurant with killer …

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On the Road with HTHL: Home and Back on the Road Again

June 20, 2016-July 10, 2016 Ontario, California to Placerville CA to Pasadena, CA Range of miles: 21,002-21,835 Week #18-20/23weeks We left our home February 21, 2016, and on June 20 at 9:30 pm, the first and largest part of our 2016 homeschool convention tour came to a close. We pulled up our steep windy driveway, and Team HTHL leaned forward to …

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On the Road with HTHL: Sea to Shining Sea

June 12, 2016-June 19, 2016 Memphis, Tennessee-Ontario, California Range of miles: 18,714-21,002 Week #17/23weeks Monday: We continued to pursue the setting sun as we made our way west from Richmond, Virginia to Ontario, California.  Between Saturday night and all day Sunday, we managed to leave behind 841 miles of asphalt, We had bedded down for the night at a truck stop …