Project Snapshot, August & September 2021

Each month, Project Snapshot captures memories from the past weeks - either with a camera, words, or both.  


Time passes in the blink of an eye - see which treasured memory will join the year's collection for this month:

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My Snapshots

What have we been up to these past two months? Take a look and see:

The beginning of the school year is always a crazed time for us, but this year seemed especially so, between G still having to deal with Covid in the classroom and me and Gv attempting to venture outside the house again to re-start a few of our regular activities.

Traditional 1st-Day-of-School Photo



I came across this Polaroid of Gv with the cousin's hamster from the summer and it's wild how grown-up she looks...





We were so excited for some of our regular homeschool activities in the area to start back up again. We've got several parks, preserves, and museums in the area that hold monthly homeschool program days. The Ringling Museum is one of our favorites:




We were also excited to participate in the Smithsonian Museum Day again this year. We chose a new museum that's focused on glass and we declared it easily the best museum in the state!

Making her own art



Our area orchestra also started back to in-person performances and we got to attend a pre-opening night concert that was fabulous!




And that pretty much wrapped up our adventures over the past two months! I wonder what wonderful memories next month will bring?


What were your favorite memories from this past month?  I'd love to hear!  Either leave a comment below or email me at lisahealy (at) outlook (dot) com.

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What's the New Season of Vindication Like? (& a Giveaway!)

Fans of crime drama shows will want to check out the second season of this original series on PureFlix!

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The second season's episodes are being released on a weekly basis for this Pure Flix Original show:

Heartless Heirs by Marcykate Connolly

An ancient prophecy. An Unbearable cost. Will the twins succeed in uniting two bloodlines?



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Since I've spent most of my life's time in Elementary-land, I'm just now beginning to learn about some of the great young adult novels from the past several decades. Boy, I don't remember books like this when I was a kid:

I Wonder by Glenys Nellist

A storybook Bible that uses a remarkable approach to teach young minds to wonder about the mysteries found in God's Word.

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Author Glenys Nellist uses innovative storytelling and open-ended questions to reach children in this storybook Bible:

The World is Awake by Linsey Davis

 A lyrical walk through a day filled with love as seen through the magnificent world of our Creator!

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Engaging and uplifting, this board book reminds young children that they are safely cradled in the hands of God, surrounded by all His wonderful blessings:

Love Is, illustrated by Paola Escobar

A beautiful picture book that brings 1 Corinthians 13 to life!



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It's one of the most familiar passages of the Bible and now artist Paola Escobar has created this beautiful picture book to accompany the beloved verses:

The Berenstain Bears: Bears on Time by Mike Berenstain

Is your family struggling with being super busy like so many others today? Grab some inspiration from the Berenstain Bears and make it to the next activity on time!



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It seems the Bear family has a little bit of a lateness problem...

Roar Like a Lion by Levi Lusko

A colorful devotional that will embolden your kid's faith and get them ready to roar!





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Gv's got fifty bazillion devotional books in her bedside bookcase, but when she saw this fabulous, color-filled cover, I knew she'd be finding space for one more:

Vindication: A Faith-Based Police Drama

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It's been interesting to see more and more faith-based films being released in recent years, but this is the first faith-based television series that I've heard about:

Project Snapshop, June 2021

           Each month, Project Snapshot captures memories from the past weeks - either with a camera, words, or both.  


Time passes in the blink of an eye - see which treasured memory will join the year's collection for this month:

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My Snapshots

What have we been up to this past month? Take a look and see:

We had a much-needed, low-key month that included lots of game-playing and a few house projects...


We enjoyed some visits from Grammy & Papa...this was their Welcome Wagon (well, actually it's the Goodbye Wagon, but that sounded weird).


Gv's best friend gave her the cool new 3D strategy game Planet for her birthday, so we spent lots of time playing it.


We also realized it'd been a while since we'd played Mexican Train Dominoes...


It's always fun to make a kite, and Gv made this one out of backyard sticks (& approximately 732 stickers!)



And that pretty much wrapped up our month! I wonder what wonderful memories next month will bring?


What were your favorite memories from this past month?  I'd love to hear!  Either leave a comment below or email me at lisahealy (at) outlook (dot) com.

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