Suburban Homesteading

Why We Celebrate Passover

Why We Celebrate Passover

This year, Passover begins at sundown on Monday, April 14th.  I share the following post each year before Passover in hopes that more Christians will recognize the importance of this…

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Five Lessons Learned about Disney World from a First-Timer

Yep, that’s right.  I finally made it to Disney World.  It only took me 41 years, but I made it and lived to tell about it. That’s me on the…

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Encouragement for a Doubter

Do you ever have those moments, minutes, days, weeks, even months of doubt about what in the world you’re supposed to be doing?  I mean, there are so many worthy…

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40 Days of Lent: Day 3. When We Don’t Understand

40 Days of Lent: Day 3. When We Don’t Understand

John 12:12-19 This passage is John’s account of Jesus’ procession into Jerusalem while riding on a young donkey.  Remember Day 1 of Lent when I thought I’d cheat on this…

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40 Days of Lent: Day 2. Devotion, Deception, Designation, and Death

40 Days of Lent: Day 2. Devotion, Deception, Designation, and Death

John 12:1-11 It’s less than a week before Passover and we find Jesus and his disciples having dinner with his dear friends Lazarus, Martha, and Mary.   During dinner, Mary…

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40 Days of Lent: Day 1. The Final Week Begins.

40 Days of Lent: Day 1. The Final Week Begins.

Matthew 21:1-11 Yesterday was the beginning of Lent, so I thought it would be a great time to study the last week of Jesus’ earthly ministry.  I am using the…

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Lego Lap Book

Lego Lap Book

With an upcoming trip to Legoland on the horizon, I thought we’d have fun learning about Legos.  I created the materials for this Lap Book using templates found at homeschoolhelperonline.com.…

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From Seed to Garden: The Beginning

From Seed to Garden: The Beginning

There’s nothing like starting a garden in the middle of winter.  I take great delight in looking out the window and thumbing my nose at the snow and ice covered…

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Family Valentines

Family Valentines

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to help your kids express their love for their siblings.  This may be met with groans and grumbles, as my suggestion was, but it’s…

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Honey Buckwheat Bread

Honey Buckwheat Bread

In my on-going effort to eat less processed foods, I have been making my own bread lately.  So far, this is my favorite recipe as it is fairly easy to…

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