• observe the birds - Poured Out Podcast (EP 3)

    observe the birds (EP 3)

    Today we talk about our favorite board games from childhood, complain about people on Facebook Marketplace, and talk about the importance of slowing down. We would love for you to subscribe to the podcast either on YouTube or via a podcasting platform!

  • Five Great Middle Grade Books for Tweens
    book lists,  middle grades

    Raeca Recommends her Reads: volume 2

    Welcome to another installment of Raeca Recommends her Reads! My daughter is in seventh grade this year (!!!!) and has always been a big fan of fantasy books, though, this year she’s really started to get into historical fiction, though no historical fiction books are on this list. This list is a five of the novels she’s really enjoyed lately (plus a bonus book). She is a re-reader so some of these she’s read a few times over, which is always high praise! GREAT BOOKS FOR TWEENS GUTS Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it’s probably just a bug. Raina…

  • September Favorites: Morning Walks
    monthly favorites

    September Favorites 2022

    Personally, I love reading people’s favorite lists each month so I figured it was definitely time to start sharing one in hopes others will come to enjoy some of my favorites. This is a very random list of assortments, but I’m happy to say, none of it is very expensive! MORNING WALKS I’ve been going on daily walks for awhile, sometimes multiple times a day, but there is just something about a good morning walk and seeing God’s creation during the sunrise . . . I’ve been back into walking in the morning again and it’s something I never regret doing. (The picture above was from a walk earlier this…

  • our SEPTEMBER HOMESCHOOL MORNING BASKET - all the games and books we are including
    morning basket

    our SEPTEMBER HOMESCHOOL MORNING BASKET – all the games and books we are including

    It’s time for another school year and I wanted to kick things off by sharing what is in our September Morning Basket! RESOURCES MENTIONED * You can tune into the Poured Out Podcast here. * Here is a list of some of our favorite family games. * Get $5 off your first order from Book Outlet. Qwirkle Qwirkle is a simple game of matching colors and shapes that requires tactical maneuvers, quick-thinking and a well-planned strategy. Little Cats Luck When an indoor calico cat named Patches spots a golden autumn leaf fluttering past her window, she can’t help but venture outside to chase it. But soon, Patches feels something tugging…

  • The best homeschool memes - funny, serious and sarcastic homeschool memes

    homeschool MEMES that will bring a smile to your face

    I find homeschool memes so fun, although, since COVID most “homeschool” memes have turned into parents being terrified of having their kids at home, which I’m not a big fan of because I love homeschooling. That being said, this is still one of my favorite memes ever, because while I love homeschooling, there are seasons where it’s exhausting and I wish I could send them to school for a week to have a bit of a break: Anyway, I think memes can be so much fun and sometimes a good chuckle at the end of the day is exactly what’s needed. If you need a laugh today, this post is…

  • Poured Out Podcast: Simplifying Your Simplicity: Episode 2 - Christian couple podcast

    SIMPLIFYING your simplicity (EP 2)

    Today we talk about what we’ve been reading, listening to, and watching, struggle to say Brandon Sanderson, and give a foster care update. Then we talk about simplifying or simplicity, depending on who you ask. We would love for you to subscribe to the podcast either on YouTube or via a podcasting platform!