What I Learned From the Insect Collection Project

               This fall, our fifteen-year-old son was assigned the task of collecting and classifying insects for his freshmen biology class.  After a few weekends working to catch the critters, we pulled the glass jars out of the freezer so he could make the display board.  If you’ve ever attempted this project, then you know that …

House Hunting

               When Dave and I were newlyweds, we lived in the duplex he had purchased long before he met me.  Wanting to own a place where we both felt ownership, we started house hunting, and I found a new hobby.  Looking at homes was fun!  Taking in floor plans, decorating styles, and ways to improve …

The Big Reveal

                                    When was the last time you attended a baby's gender reveal party?  I’ve seen so many creative ways couples announce their big news.  Cupcakes with centers colored blue or pink, powder cannons that shoot colored smoke, and cans of spray paint have all declared “boy” or “girl” for curious onlookers.              Today, I …