celebration

Independence Day Gratitude

    We love the 4th of July!!!!   Last year as part of our homeschooling journey I read the Declaration of Independence to my children on the 4th of July.   We discussed the meaning of the word choices in this declaration, the importance of the risk and the stand that our forefathers took in proclaiming their independence… and the sacrifices they made to lay the foundation of the country we live in today.   “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, …

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My Favorite Winter Solstice tradition… releasing our dreams into the night

Last year I posted this celebration idea *after* Winter Solstice, which does you… dear reader… no good. So this year I wanted to post it the week before… it’s such a simple, easy, and sweet way to mark the darkest day with honor and a bit of candlelight. It is something my entire family looks forward to every year. This Winter Solstice we’ll be traveling, but I’m taking some slips of paper and a few matches so that we can create our sacred space wherever we are. I would love to know that a few of you are out there …

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