Conclusion – CALTF Episode 035

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

I pray that this podcast series has helped you grow closer to the Lord and given you a hunger to know Him more and to fulfill your God-given purpose. I truly believe that if you will put these principles into practice in your life, you will be well on your way to a flourishing finish! In this episode of the Creating […]

Learn Greek at Home with Rosetta Stone

Learn Greek at Home with Rosetta Stone

One of the things that I love about homeschooling is the fact that you can tailor-make each child’s learning specific to his or her individual gifting or bent. Of course you have to take care of the basics, but homeschooling truly allows each child to follow a delight-directed approach in many areas. For instance, my […]

Art of Fall Mixed Media Workshop – SALE!

Art of Fall Mixed Media Workshop

With school starting back up again, many of us are already longing for the brisk, cooler days of autumn – you know, that wonderful time of the year when it’s “pumpkin, spice, and everything nice.” Pretty soon, the leaves will be turning beautiful shades of orange, yellow and burgundy, the wind will blow in with […]

Flourish Daybook for August


August is almost over and fall is just around the corner! Here are the happenings in and around our home for this month. Outside my window… We have had a colony of European hornets build a nest inside the gable over my studio. On a few occasions a couple have flown inside which completely FAH-REAKED us out! Those suckers […]

When You Need Physical Healing – CALTF Episode 034

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

We’ve established how to live a healthy and fit lifestyle, however sometimes, no matter how diligent you are in taking care of yourself, sickness or disease will try to attack your body. In this episode of the Creating a Life That Flourishes podcast, I talk about what to do when you need physical healing. Listen to the podcast here […]

Tips to Encourage Teen Reading

Encourage Teen Reading

This post is sponsored by Reading Portfolio. As a teen in high school, I absolutely loved my American and English Literature classes. However, I didn’t always love the books we were assigned to read. I hang my head in shame at what I’m about to reveal to you, but I must admit to only reading the Cliff […]

No More Excuses – CALTF Episode 033

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

Up until now you have probably made thousands of excuses as to why you can’t lose weight, can’t get in shape, can’t eat better, don’t have the time, don’t have the money…and the excuses go on and on. In this episode of the Creating a Life That Flourishes podcast, we get real and blow away all the excuses. Listen […]

Mixed Media Art Basket Giveaway

Mixed Media Art Basket Giveaway

***This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Kristi R. for winning!*** It’s back-to-school time again! And what better way to add some creativity, fun, and whimsy to your school year than with mixed media art? Mixed media art is art without rules. The medium of choice is up to the artist’s tastes, moods and desires. It […]

Set Yourself a Goal – CALTF Episode 032

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

When you set out on the journey to become healthy and fit, it is important to set goals for yourself. And when setting any goals, whether they are career, financial or physical, there are a few important principles to keep in mind. In this episode of the Creating a Life That Flourishes podcast, we apply the principles of S.M.A.R.T. […]

10 Blessings of Homeschooling


Let’s face it: homeschooling can be tough. Educating multiple children (who are all on different academic levels) at home is a full-time job. And many homeschooling moms own their own businesses, work part-time (or full-time) in or outside of the home, work in the ministry alongside their husbands, and much more. Most likely, there will […]