Author Archives: Jenn Nolen

Polar Plunge Fun

Despite the misleading name, the Polar Plunge had nothing to do with swimming! Let’s just get that out of the way! This past summer, the boys attended a VBS at the church of some friends. Since then, we’ve been invited … Continue reading

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Girl’s Night In

I’m so glad to have a best friend who enjoys the same things I do! The bestie decided to try and get a small group of ladies together once a month to do a craft. As a crafty introvert I … Continue reading

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Bouncy Balls

Gabe has been begging to make slime for months and months now. I kept putting him off because I didn’t have the clear glue it called for and because I’ve heard that borax is something that really shouldn’t be handled … Continue reading

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I Tried It and I Liked It: Sandwich Rolls

I’ve been trying recipes from Against All Grain’s website and so far I’ve really enjoyed everything. Despite the success of so many of her recipes, I was still hesitant to make these sandwich rolls. For one thing, 3 cups of … Continue reading

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Random Reads: God’s Design for Building Your Marriage and Neither Complementarian nor Egalitarian

This past fall I participated in a Bible study with a couple of other women. The book we went through was God’s Design for Building your Marriage by Kay Daigle. I’ve never done a marriage bible study before so I … Continue reading

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Tinker Crate Fun

Ben scoured an amazing deal on Tinker Crate which we gifted to the boys for Christmas. It was just two boxes, but it ended up totaling $8 and we were given a bonus Doodle Crate. This past week was busy, … Continue reading

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Ready to Rock

Luke started taking music lessons at School of Rock about 8 months ago. He started off taking weekly lessons and they quickly encouraged us to enroll him in one of the performance classes. Kids in performance classes not only have private … Continue reading

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Another Winter Ice Storm

This winter is certainly keeping us on our toes. We had several very warm days – 70 degrees –  and now this! Needless to say, everything everywhere was cancelled. The last ice storm caught us all by surprise. Cars slid … Continue reading

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First Snow Day of 2017

Today we woke up to snow blanketing the trees and ground. It was only a few inches, but it was perfect. The creek that cuts across the back of our property isn’t much, but it does look neat in winter. … Continue reading

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Captain Fantastic

I’ve been wanting to watch Captain Fantastic since I first viewed the trailer. It features a homeschooling family that lives out in the wilderness. Instead of video games and tv, the kids spend their days gardening, hunting, rock climbing, playing … Continue reading

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