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0 In DIY & Crafts

DIY Fall Farmhouse Clothesline Pumpkin

This Farmhouse style Pumpkin DIY is so cute, and you’d never know it was made from a clothesline! If you have some rope, you could do the same thing. I chose a clothesline because it is naturally a longer piece of rope. The only thing you may have to pick up is a pineapple decor item from your local dollar store. So simple and so affordable!   This adorable DIY Pumpkin would look great on top of a bookshelf, your…

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0 In DIY & Crafts

Fall DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Tray Pumpkin

Fall just screams DIY Pumpkin crafts to me. Anyone else feel that way? This DIY is such a simple craft for fall and is so affordable. You may even have the supplies lying around your house!   If you love all things farmhouse, DIY, home decor and more, you may feel right at home in The Gathering community! Join us! We will be chatting about a new southern farmhouse home decor line launching soon!   DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Tray…

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5 In Homeschooling

Fall Themed Books For The Whole Family – Picture Books & Read Alouds

Fall is right around the corner and it is my favorite! I love everything about fall… the leaves, the smells, the colors, the baking, the sweaters! As much as I don’t want to rush summer, I love when little pops of autumn start showing. To me, fall also means a fresh start. I know that is actually the opposite of what fall stands for, but with the beginning of a new homeschool year, fall feels like a new start to…

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2 In Motherhood

Guide To Your Best Fall Ever

FALL IS HERE! Fall is really here and I couldn’t be happier. Fall is hands down my favorite season and it is beautiful in New England. I love everything about fall – the smells, the colors, the crisp air, the leaves crunching on the ground, raking, apple and pumpkin picking, baking…I could just go on and on. Have you noticed that everything is now Pumpkin Spice..or Caramel Apple? In celebration of my favorite season, my friends and I have pulled…

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0 In Books/ Homeschooling

The Well-Read Homeschool Mom: How Reading Nurtures Self-Care and Personal Growth

We all know that being a homeschooling mom is no easy feat. It’s an incredible journey filled with joy, challenges, and endless responsibilities. I believe it is even more important for homeschool moms to take some time for themselves, since homeschooling is often a full time job – it overflows into every facet of life. Today, I want to talk about a self-care secret that has made a world of difference in my life as a homeschool mom: reading. Yes,…

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0 In Book Lists/ Books

My Summer Reading List

I have always been an avid reader, at least as far as I can remember. There have been seasons where I have read voraciously and other seasons where I read just a few books, depending on my mind and surrounding circumstances. As an adult, I typically gravitate towards non-fiction books – specifically Christian non fiction or personal growth books that will help me as a business owner and leader. If you work from home, you may find these personal growth…

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1 In Homeschooling

20 Watermelon Activities & Crafts For Kids

Check out this cool list of watermelon activities for kids! Kids of all ages will love trying out these watermelon ideas and activities and having fun this summer making crafts, experimenting, and learning!   This list includes 20 awesome watermelon activities with lots of fun ideas and watermelon themed activities to do with your kids this summer. There are watermelon activities you can do indoors or outdoors, watermelon crafts of all sorts, watermelon science activities, and watermelon learning activities. Your kids…

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1 In DIY & Crafts

DIY Farmhouse Wooden Mini Book Stack

DIY FARMHOUSE WOODEN MINI BOOK STACK A bit of scrap lumber and craft paint transform into a trendy mini book stack with a sweet message.  This Farmhouse style home décor is perfectly sized for a tiered tray. Whether you place this finished mini book stack on your dining room table, bookshelf, or entryway, it will be sure to catch the eyes of all who enter your home!     Supplies: Lumber, 1 x 6 – cut into 6” lengths Craft Paint…

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8 In Bible Study

90 Day Chronological Bible Reading Plan

Have you ever read through the whole Bible? I have done it a few times and loved it. There was one year that I read through the Bible in 90 days with a small group of friends. That was an experience, to say the least! I know there are different schools of thought when it comes to reading the Bible. I have read my Bible in various ways, and have learned much through each way. I do not think there…

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4 In Family/ Homeschooling

No Cook Pumpkin Spice Playdough

Oh, friends – there is just something about fall, isn’t there? Every year, I tell myself not to rush summer and to appreciate all the blessings that summer brings. And I truly do…but I would by lying to myself if I said that I don’t enjoy fall most of all! I love everything about it.   My kids love playdough all year round, so we whipped up this simple recipe for a No Cook Pumpkin Spice Playdough that is perfect…

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