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Our soon-to-be new location

Posted in Family, Military Life, and Thoughts

That’s right. It’s getting to be that time again that we are preparing for another move. We’re surprisingly heading to Norfolk, VA. We’ll be starting house hunting soon as it looks like it might be difficult to find a decent house in our price range that won’t be a commute for D. We may go over and look this weekend since it’s less than 3 hours away. We’ll see. D is doing research to try to find out what exactly he’ll be doing once he gets there. It will be an adventure, I’m sure.

Some Fun Christmas Creations

Posted in Family, Holidays, and Homeschooling

On Sunday, after church, we created a fun snowman out of our leftover pumpkins from Fall. We had a blast doing it. Here’s our creation. On Monday, Little Song Bird and I had fun creating our own gingerbread house and gingerbread tree. She had a hard time waiting for Daddy to get home before she started eating hers.Today, we’ll probably work on some fun Christmas craft. I need to get the kitchen all cleaned up from yesterday’s creations. lol! We ran out of time since Little Song Bird had gymnastics last night. Once we arrived home, we did our nightly…

The Nativity Story

Posted in Christian Life, Family, and Reviews

On Sunday, a friend of ours invited us to attend their church for a special showing of the Nativity Story movie that is now playing in theaters. It was absolutely wonderful. I highly recommend seeing this film if you have the opportunity. Our daughter loved it and can’t wait for it to come out on dvd so she can see it again. What a blessing. It also lead to several conversations about differences between the movie and scripture (though it was pretty accurate).

Our Month at a Glance

Posted in Family, and Thoughts

This month will be busy, but fun. Here are some of the things that we have going on in December: Dec 4: Little Song Bird gymnastics in evening Dec 5: Narnia at the Dinner Theater Dec 7: Little Song Bird p.e. Dec 8: Fabulous Friday at library, Adult Christmas party at church Dec 9: Kid’s Christmas party at church, Homeless shelter Dec 11: Little Song Bird gymnastics in evening Dec 13: Christmas Moo Bingo at Chick-fil-A Dec 14: Art Class (self-portrait), Little Song Bird p.e., Up on the Rooftop at library Dec 15: Homeschool Christmas party at bowling alley Dec…


Posted in Homeschooling

Yesterday, we went over to the local dinner theater with our homeschool group for a lunch showing of their production — Narnia. We had chicken breast sandwiches, apples, goldfish, oreo snackers, and a juice box. The production, although greatly different than the book/movie, was good. The kids were clapping very loudly after each scene. We had a wonderful time.