Rainy Day Christmas Crafts blog post by thistle

Rainy Day Christmas Crafts

It is raining hard this morning, and will continue all day according to the forecast I take the kids into Walmart to get groceries for the next few days and some craft supplies. We always put our Christmas tree up […]

Thistle Busking Black Friday Blog Post

Black Friday

Woke up to rain again It’s supposed to stop this morning and be cloudy all day, so fingers crossed! We are doing laundry today, and then I am going to busk at The Beaches again. It’s black friday, and I’m […]

Our First Ever Thanksgiving blog post thistle

Our First Ever Thanksgiving

Back in Scotland, thanksgiving isn’t part of our traditions So today our homeschool class is all about the origins and meaning of this American holiday. After the history lesson (given by Daniel of course because I need to learn too!), […]

Mum's Birthday Blog Post Thistle The Hoose

Mum’s Birthday!

It’s my birthday today and I’m 36 years young! I’ve never liked my birthday and I’m not sure why, but I think it comes from being shy and embarrassed about being celebrated. Well, I’ve decided that this year, that all […]

Halloween The Hoose Family Blog Post


How do you have a Halloween without candy? That’s what I’d been working out over the past few days. You see, we’ve recently quit sugar, and I don’t want to fall into bad habits again. So I spent a bit […]