Welcome! My name is Mary-Ann. I’m a wife to David and a mom to three beautiful girls. Books are one of my passions. I have a B.A. in English and several college-level writing classes under my belt. Once upon a time, I even worked for a few years as an editor at a publishing company. That was a lifetime ago though. Now, I’m a stay-at-home mom who drinks copious amounts of coffee and reads stacks of storybooks out loud.
We’re homeschoolers. Not the weird kind though, honest. (Okay, maybe a little.) I’m passionate about home education, particularly when it comes to living books.
We’re also nature lovers. We love hiking, paddling and exploring the beauty of creation.
In this little corner of the web, I write about faith, family, nature and homeschooling. These are my passions.
This blog is my story. The nice parts and the messy parts. And all the grace-filled parts.
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
Although I will never endorse a product that I don’t love, the compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner of this blog may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog may contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content will always be identified.
The Grace-Filled Life is a participant in the Christian Book Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to christianbook.com,
Effective date: September 24, 2018
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