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Collage Friday - Anniversary Edition!

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Welcome to Collage Friday! 

Today is our 10th Wedding Anniversary!  Ten, WOW...A decade with the man of my dreams!  I can say without hesitation that these 10 years have been wonderful!  Honestly, not many ups and downs, mostly UPS!  He is a kind man that was sent down from God to keep me real.  To love me unconditionally and be my mate in life!  



Most home schoolers have been sharing their learning spaces these few last weeks of August. Here is a pic (last year) of our learning area - we usually sit at the table for studies but honestly outside and the rest of the house are really where we learn mostly! We are not back to school Full Time until October 1st. (two more vacations yet to go!)



We leave on Sunday for a long road trip!  Check this POST out to find out how the kids will be keeping busy on our long journey!



Friends, I pray your life is as blessed and fulfilled as mine!  Can't wait to see what the next 10 brings!

Join me over at Homegrown Learners for a fabulous link up of Collages! 


Comments

Holly Giles said…
Enjoyed viewing your room. Thanks for sharing! Holly
Dawn said…
Yeah for a wonderful 10 years! Have a wonderful trip.
Blessings, Dawn
Melissa N. said…
Thanks Holly! Love what you are doing with your kids this week! Love Frances!

Thanks Dawn - praying for the trip to be less emotional than I am thinking it will be 8( 10 years! So happy!
Mary Prather said…
Happy Anniversary!! I'm blessed to y know you - and maybe one day I'll meet your hubs, too! :-) Have a SAFE trip -- text me along the way so I can keep up with you. :-) Praying for you.
Hodgepodgemom said…
Wow! Happy anniversary! Love your learning spaces - and ideas for keeping children busy on road trips. What a fantastic adventure you are on :)
Lindsay said…
Happy Anniversary!! I hope you have a wonderful day!!
Phyllis said…
Looks like you are going to have a great new school year. Happy Anniversary.
Mary said…
Happy Anniversary, Melissa!

I still LOVE your chalkboard calendar and I still want one for my kitchen.

Have a great school year.
Christy said…
Happy Anniversary! Have a great day and have fun on your road trip!
Happy anniversary!
Hope you have a wonderful trip.
Karen said…
Happy Anniversary. I can't wait to read about your road trip!!! Have fun.
The Adventurer said…
Happy belated anniversary. Hope your trip went well
Linda Sears said…
Happy Anniversary!
Enjoy your month of not-back-to-school-yet :)
Love that calendar chalkboard! how wonderful that would be in our school room. Enjoy your travels!

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