Sometimes my grass is greener

Kandi homeschooling, lessons learned, life 0 Comments

Ever since we have begun even the thought of homeschooling, my first reaction was “Oh no.  They will miss out on         ” (fill in with many many different things).  I realize that comparing myself or my family to others is at its worst downright sinful and at its best a joy thief. But sometimes….. sometimes you get …

Official first day!

Kandi homeschooling 0 Comments

Despite our extra curricula activity set back, we forged ahead and did our 1st day of homeschool.  Officially.  Yikes. I decided to use My Father’s World as our core curriculum.  This was a huge decision for me.  I went back and forth between Sonlight and MFW.  Ultimately I decided on MFW due to the fact that I really wanted to …

The Princess and the Toad

Kandi Country Living, family, home steading, Minnesota 0 Comments

This week has been quite the whirlwind.  You see we had to fly (Mr. Sunshine and I) and drive (Music Man and the rest of the munchkins) back to California.  *more on this in a later post* Well its no small feat to accomplish this big task of moving back home.  Well our other home I guess.  Which means we …

Stepping Stones Community Walk

Kandi faith, God's grace, Minnesota 0 Comments

This past weekend my family and I had the pleasure of participating in a community event supporting young women who have chosen to have babies (instead of having an abortion) or just mommas who need a little extra support.  Many girls who find themselves with a surprise pregnancy without support don’t have many good options at their disposal.  Many conservative …

Enjoying the spoils of our labor

Kandi Minnesota 0 Comments

One of the most amazing things about living in the country is our garden.  Music Man really takes pride in his work growing all these vegetables.  We feel lucky to have hit upon a remarkable piece of land that has miracle soil because these veggies grow.  You can practically sit still and watch it happen. For most dinners we make …