Author Archives: Christy

Glamping at Lake Lanier

They brought baked beans.They remembered worms.They didn’t forget fishing poles.The crammed all the condiments. They filled the truck with fire wood. And what my parents didn’t bring was supplied by the gorgeous glamping site they reserved on Lake Lanier!

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Blakely’s Baptism

The world teaches kids to celebrate sports, grades, trendy dances and every other fleeting distraction. So, needless to say, I was THRILLED to be invited to document one of the ONLY decisions that will actually last! Blakely was joined with friends and family as she made a public declaration that she devoted her life to...

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Hailey

When my family walked into Calvary Chapel, the Smiths were the first ones who surrounded us with love. When doubts and fears were flooding my mind about unenrolling the kids from public school, the Smiths helped us to see the joy, beauty, simplicity and GIFT of HOMESCHOOLING! Whether through Contra, homeschool groups or (my PERSONAL...

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Homeschooling Fun

Looking back, I wasted so much of my summer worrying about my upcoming plan to homeschool. Top on my ‘Unnecessary Worry List’ was the curriculum. Thankfully, in addition to having a wonderful family guide and supply me with the perfect (engaging and Biblical worldview) books, they encouraged me to allow each child to follow his/her...

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MEMORIES/gifts 7.0

Back in 2015, Matthew had an idea. Instead of FILLING UP OUR HOUSE EVEN MORE WITH ITEMS NONE OF US TRULY NEEDED ‘buying gifts,’ we should take a TRIP and create family MEMORIES instead! Since we’ve never taught the kids to believe in Santa, we were able to simply explain this idea to them. Although...

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Nathan & Charity

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights” -James 1:17 Praise the Lord for…Godly couples,chasing sunsets,chocolate turtles in downtown Helen,garlic bread and pizza with wonderful friends,learning Contra dancing as a family, and, mostly, NATHAN & CHARITY’s ENGAGEMENT! What a GREAT night celebrating all the wonderful gifts from...

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