Enjoy Time Together

It’s the end of June, and my time as a blog writer is coming to an end (at least temporarily). I have enjoyed writing to you guys each week sharing the things that have come into my heart. 

I won’t lie. It has been a challenge juggling all my mommy/wifey duties and doing this each week. However, it has been such a pleasure to have the chance to do something I love…something I miss. 

Thank you all for reading or commenting on my posts. I really pray that something was shared this past year that sincerely blessed you.

This has been a year of many challenges, changes, and unique opportunities for all of us. We have seen things change in ways we never thought we’d see. We have had to change the way we look at the world and question if things will ever be the same again.

As we move into the last part of this year, I pray that you all can find peace and joy in your homes and most importantly with your families. I had the chance to spend a recent Friday night out and about with my hubby and children, and we had a fabulous time.

We drove to an Amish restaurant about 40 minutes away and had one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. Our little ones were good (for their ages lol) which made the meal even more enjoyable.

On our way back, we ran across a special little hidden gem which is very unique to South Carolina. We stopped at a place I read about in an article a year or two ago. It’s called God’s Acre Healing Springs. We spent some time learning the history of the Springs, tasted the water, and enjoyed the fireflies at dusk.

We didn’t go far away or do anything expensive. We didn’t have to plan a huge road trip or anything like that. We just spent time together enjoying each other’s company.

That’s what the remainder of this year needs to be for all of us. It needs to be a time filled with reinforcing family bonds and making positive meaningful connections. Just making the most of the time we have together right now. 

We don’t have to run to sandy beaches across the world or visit cities full of strangers to have a good time. If all you have is your family, a picnic lunch, or a local attraction, you already have more than enough. 

“Jehovah bless thee and keep thee;

Jehovah cause His face to shine upon thee, and favour thee;

Jehovah lift up His countenance upon thee, and appoint for thee — peace.

And they have put My name upon the sons of Israel, and I — I do bless them.”

Numbers 6:24-27 YLT


Naja Coles

I’m most importantly a follower of Christ by who’s blood we believe there is salvation. We believe in biblical Truth only. Being led by the Spirit of God, we seek to raise our family by that Truth. I am a wife of 8 years, and mom to 8 wonderful children ages 7 years-1 year. We have been homeschooling for 2 years officially (7 if you include preschool). I enjoy music, gardening, and learning to live a healthy, non-toxic lifestyle. 

Matthew 4:17 “Repent! For the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.”

Just Take a Knee

 If you are a football fan, you have more than likely heard the term ‘take a knee’ in reference to the actual game and not protests in recent years. It’s when the play starts, the ball is handed to the quarterback, and the quarterback goes down on one knee. This act ends the play and in most cases the time clock runs out ending the game. The team who has the lead preserves the win and they don’t have to play until the very last second of the game. You essentially finish and win the game without putting forth any additional effort.






Continue reading “Just Take a Knee”

UCHU-AA Director Fun…..Ha!

Option 3 Association directors have fun too!
Count down to homeschooling start day for our family.


Mom of 8.


SC Option 3 Association Director.

Academy director and coordinator.

Racial Reconciliation advocate.

etc. etc. etc.

A full plate of responsibilities require time out for silly fun.

I’ve been trying to *make a fire* on Snap Chat with a fellow homeschooling Mom friend. We’ve not done it yet.

Soon the fun of life will slow down and back to the serious grind of *getting it done.*

Until….having some miscellaneous fun! #SnapChatting 

Looking forward to continued services to my homeschooling families with UCHU-AA!

Snap chat fun


Serving You and Yours,

Angela UCHU website pic

Angela Jordan Perry, is a wife of 25 years, homeschooling Mom of eight children, mentor, entrepreneur, Young Living direct marketer, mad’am farmer, homeschool Academy director, Toastmasters Competent Communicator recipient, Racial Reconciliation activist and follower of Jesus Christ. Angela and her family makes their home in Campobello, SC.

Tasty Tuesdays: Apple Cider Apple Cups

Homeschool shouldn’t be all about work, work, work and books, books, books and more books.

With these weekly posts I hope to encourage ALL of us to create opportunity for interactive activities with our children and with our families. That’s fun!

Perhaps this thought pattern is no where near your radar :/

However, hopefully you will choose to try some of these Tasty Tuesday posts out.

I know that our UCHU fb friends are giving it a go and posting pics of their finished products.

I’d like to challenge you to give some of these Tasty Tuesday delicacies a try. 🙂

And once you do, PLEASE share a pic of the finished product. 🙂



<b>Apple</b> <b>Cider</b> <b>Apple</b> <b>cups</b>.



Angela P.


UCHU at the Pool and Field Day!!!! (We finally did it!! It was a Blast!!)

Yearly,  UCHU – United Christian Homeschoolers of the Upstate  email support group has our End-Of-The-School-Year-Field Day.

This year we had to reschedule THREE times.

Finally, today……SUCCESS!!!

Great weather!

Pool time!

Lunch afterwards!

Field Day!

Great memories 🙂

Thanks for all who came out to help make today a great success!

Thanks Lisa S. for the pool connection!

01a1e6b6bf5042f33b1df6df9b98b4448da6ae6d9a Field Day Events for the day: 

*Spoon – Golf Ball Race
*Pool Noodle Between the Leg Race with hands behind your back
*Sponge & Cup Race
*Dizzy Bat Relay
*Water Relay – Sponges
*Water Balloons Under the Neck Race
*Sack Race
*Water Balloon Volley

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4-5 year old category:

Ephraim P.

Tirzah P.

Ashlinn G.

Isabella L.




6 to 8 year old category:

1st place winner: David

2nd place winner: Adam

3rd place winners: Mya and Mario

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9 to 11 year old category:

1st place: Braedon G.

2nd place: Tekoa P.

3rd place: Kohlten G.

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12 to 17 year old category:

1st place winner: Jordan P.

2nd place winner: Robert B.

3rd place winner: Noelani P.


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Today was a BLAST !!

Beautiful weather!

Nice crowd of  UCHU families.

Refreshing pool time!



Water games!


UCHU 2014 End of the Year Field Day was a hit.

Enjoyed by all.

We shall do it again!!! 🙂

See you NEXT year 🙂 (Lord willing)

To all the Moms and Dads that came out……THANK YOU!!!!