Family Joy Blog Linkup #65

Yesterday we got started on our new chicken coop! Well, my husband did that is. 🙂 We have 14 baby chickens right now waiting on that new house. Some are in our shed and the others are in a mini-coop outside. Our butterflies also appeared this week, but unfortunately all of them did it when no one was watching. The last two made their appearance during the night it seems. We already released the first three. If you would like to hear more about our caterpillar experience you can view that post here. I will probably have another post related to that one but more about the butterflies.

Another good thing—my husband is nearing the end of his journey with nursing school. He has been doing this since August 2010 with the exception of one summer off. Now he is working on the last bits to complete his bachelor degree! And even better, we have no student loans to pay when he is finished!

So what good things are happening at your house? Tell us about them and join our party!

Now let’s enjoy a great party this week. Remember that sharing is caring at this link up party!


Party invite(4)



party hosts (2)

Charlene @ Thinking Outside The Pot: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, Blog

Samantha @ Sammy Approves: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, Blog

Cristina @ Ava’s Alphabet: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, Blog

Charlotte @ Pursue Your Project: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, Blog

Shamira @ Smiling Notes : Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Blog

Melissa @ Mel Claire : Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Blog

Crystal @ Love Inspired Details : Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Blog

Christene @ Keys To Inspiration : Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Blog



recent joys #65

Thinking Outside The Pot: Homemade Biscuits

Sammy Approves: One Amazing Tool to Kick-Start Home School For Your Preschooler

Ava’s Alphabet: “Reach My Dreams” Teacher Appreciation Gift

Pursue Your Project: Watching Our Caterpillars Transform Into Chrysalis

Smiling Notes: Exploring San Francisco

Mel Claire: Healthy Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Love Inspired: Lessons My Tween Daughter Has Taught Me

Keys To Inspiration: Classy Coffee Tables


Features #65

Rain On The Tin Roof: How To Turn A Side Table Into a Bench

Pink Heels Pink Truck: Gift Guide for College Students

The Kitchen: Lemon & Blueberry Cake

Lolly Jane: Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Bombshell Bling: Crystal & Pearl Necklace Tutorial

Home Cooking Memories: Easy Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Worthing Court Blog: The Six Best Home Decor Staples To Always Have On Hand

The Cheerful Space: DIY Spring Wreath Makeover



most clicked link #65

——–The Scrap Shoppe Blog: BML-Guest- Mother’s Day Photo Cube——–



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I am married with three young children. My husband and I are both registered nurses. I like to try new ideas out, and will obsessively research whatever that latest idea is. We like to try different ways to decrease our living costs and save money. My husband is great at building/fixing/diy etc. and figuring out how to implement my new schemes.

2 thoughts on “Family Joy Blog Linkup #65

  • April 30, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Awesome about the Hubs being almost done a bachelor of nursing, it must have been a very long journey. Your obviously a strong lady.

    Thank you for hosting the party every week, I enjoy joining in on line parties and getting inspired.

    • April 30, 2017 at 4:23 pm

      Thanks Leanna! Its been a long haul for both of us. I wrote some about it in my About page.


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