Friday Favorites


I’ve read lots of great posts around the internet this week.

I can’t wait to share them all with you!!

First Time Obedience, Really? by Sally Clarkson at I Take Joy is really a post from last week, but it is a MUST read. Really, if you only chose one post from this list I’m sharing today…chose this one!

The other posts I’m sharing will be arranged by categories to help you browse.


Costly Mistakes by Raising Arrows – “We’ve all made costly mistakes as homemakers.  Some have been financial mistakes.  Others have been much worse.”


Rhythm and Routines: The Flow of the Day by Simple Kids contributor Kara Fleck – Do you have a rhythm and routine for your days?

Today by Muthering Heights – “I see Jesus in a nursing baby, in a playing child, in peanut butter smears on a high chair tray.”

Everyday Life: On a Day by Undercover Mother – “She nodded and laughed, and in that moment spring began in places other than just the back yard.”

Cooking with Preschoolers by Raising Homemakers contributor Angela – “Whether cooking in the classroom or with my little girls at home, with younger ages I found it worked best when I kept it simple.”


The Public School Parents’ Guide to Homeschool Parents by Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers – Some honest homeschool mom confessions for you!

The Worst Reason to Homeschool by Simple Homeschool – “May we have the courage to banish fear from the doorways of our minds, our hearts, and our homeschools.”

Digital Scrapbooking

DIY Silhouette Art {Using Photoshop Elements} by Keeping Life Creative – I haven’t tried this one yet, but it’s at the top of my crafty things to do list.

Copyrights in Digital Scrapbooking by Trixie Scraps – A great list of courtesies and rules to consider when scrapbooking digitally.

Blogging & Social Media

How to Disagree on the Internet by Happy Housewife – “If you wouldn’t share it over coffee to a friend it probably shouldn’t be shared over the internet either.“

Want More Readers? Read More Blogs by Pro Blogger guest poster Jeremy Myers – “one of the most overlooked elements in getting people to read your blog is being a good blog reader.”

I know there’s a lot here, but all of them are quality posts that deserve some sharing. Pick and choose from the ones that look best to you!

I hope you enjoy these favorites as much as I have this week!!



  1. says

    Great snippets from those pieces. I’ll be checking into the homeschooling ones especially carefully. And thanks for including one of my posts. It’s so encouraging of you to mention it here. :)