Psalm 23: 1-3 The Good Shepherd

It’s the beginning of a new year and I am writing to remind you that if last year was rough there is hope for the new year.  You have a shepherd who loves you and wants to take care of you.  He just needs for you to be still and know that He is God.  He has everything under control … Read More

The Best Birthday Gift for Your Child

Today is my oldest child’s 12th birthday.  Man, where does the time go?  I simply can’t fathom that I’m about to have a teenager in my house.  Plus we’re already buying him the same size shoe that his daddy wears and over Christmas we were hunting in the men’s department for clothes.  That’s just shocking!   Let me tell you … Read More

Financial Peace University

Greg and I are hosting yet another FPU class and it starts Monday, March 26th.  This will be our 10th class to teach at Beacon Baptist Church.  We will begin starting at 6:30 p.m. and babysitting will be provided.  Greg and I do not get paid in any way to teach these classes.  We do it because of the success … Read More

Teachers Pay Teachers Store

If you are looking for some resources to use within your classroom, feel free to check out my store on TPT.  I try to list as many things for free as possible.  Also, be aware that I teach third grade and that our campus is an AVID campus (Advancement Via Individual Determination).  Hope this helps! Sparks’ Stockpile 

The Couponer’s Classroom

“I don’t have time for them.” “You only spend them on stuff you don’t need anyways.” “They don’t help me save that much money.”   What if Whitney Sparks were to tell you that all of these are myths when it comes to using coupons?   Coupons have saved her family thousands of dollars for household products that she uses … Read More