Brightly Colored Patriotic Tie-Dye T-Shirts

Looking for an awesome 4th of July Tie-Dye T-Shirt craft? This is one that is perfect for a wide variety of ages! Last summer I thought it would be fun for the kids to tie-dye t-shirts for the 4th of July. I did a bunch of research to find out the best way to make great and brightly colored tie-dye.¬† After researching, I quickly found out that it’s best to purchase reactive types of dyes from Dharma Trading Company. This is because their dyes stay brighter for much longer then the regular dyes you can purchase from the stores or Continue Reading...

100+ Cookie Recipes To Fall In Love With

Cookies were one of the first things my young toddlers would help me make when we were in the kitchen. They loved pouring flour or sugar into the bowl so we could mix together the yummy goodness that would make some warm gooey chocolate chip or sugar cookies. Well, they always wanted to crack the eggs too, but until they were taught how to not get half the shell in with the egg we would let them help with other things instead. Making cookies was such a simple thing for them to do, and gives them such a sense of Continue Reading...

Christmas Unit Study Ideas

As I’ve said before, every year during the month of December we take the enteire month off of our regular homeschool studies. This means no book work, no regular lessons, etc. Now, that doesn’t mean that we don’t do anything for the month. We are more relaxed, but it is more of a fun relaxed. For this month we like to spend time teaching our children about the REAL reason behind the season. During the month, we spend time reading great Christmas books, making crafts, learning about the meaning of the Christmas symbols, and more. We also enjoy making DIY Continue Reading...

35+ Absolutely Beautiful Jesus Birth Crafts That You Have To See

During the Christmas holiday we take the entire month of December off of school. We spend that time¬†learning about the Christmas story, making treats and gifts for friends and neighbors and just spend extra time together. It has helped us to have a much calmer holiday. My kids love making crafts so when we make Christmas crafts I try to make sure that they have something to do with Christ’s birth. Over the years I have put togher a list of craft ideas that we choose from when making these crafts. The list needed to have more simple crafts for Continue Reading...

Colorful Turkey Kids Craft Idea

If you’ve been on the hunt for a colorful turkey kids craft idea or a super fun kids fall paper craft, look no further than this craft idea! How many hours have you spent scouring online for the perfect turkey craft? With so many varieties and options, it can be extremely overwhelming to find one that is easy and fun. Let me make it a bit easier for you…This colorful turkey craft is crazy simple and so much fun! Trust me…I have a bunch of children, and we love making this kids fall paper craft together! The steps are simple, Continue Reading...

Easy DIY Christmas Crafts For Kids

Every year I work with the kids to make some easy DIY Christmas crafts for kids but one of our favorite things to make are Christmas ornaments. We hand them out to family and hand some on our tree every year. When we decorate the tree every year, it is so fun to talk about the memories made making each of them. They also make perfect gifts for family, we have so many DIY ornament crafts hanging on our tree I love it! I have been working on putting together some cute Christmas crafts for kids to share with you. Continue Reading...

Fun, Hands-On, and Memorable Thanksgiving Ideas For Kids

Every year we take off at least a week of school during Thanksgiving. During that time we take off our regular studies, but do fun things in its place. We find great hands-on Thanksgiving ideas for kids. There are many different resources we have used over the years. Some of our resources we use year after year, and others we use once and that is it. After years of using many different resources, I am sharing my favorites with you today. They are the one I think the kids had most fun learning with and also teach the kids about Continue Reading...

35+ Revolutionary Christmas Printables Kids Will LOVE

If there is anything I have learned over the years it is that most kids tend to not do well with having some type of planned activities. They usually handle a break from school great for the first couple days. After that, it tends to go downhill. The I’m bored syndrome kicks in and they all start picking on each other. Which tends to drive us moms and dad a tad bit crazy. SO having Christmas printables, planned activities for them to do, or even a visual schedule is very helpful. Sometimes coming up with the different ideas can be Continue Reading...

Homeschool Management During The Holidays You Need To Know

We have been homeschooling our 6 blessings for the last 13 years now. Deciding our homeschool management during the holidays is something that I decide at the beginning of our school year. I think making sure that the holidays are as less stressful as possible is very important. I want everyone to make fun and happy memories not be stressed out with everything going on. Our homeschool has changed drastically over the years and even from year to year. Some years we have little ones underfoot, other years we have 6-8 hours of therapy a week to balance in, some Continue Reading...

60+ Easy and Amazingly Delicious Fall Recipe Ideas You Will LOVE

Once fall hits in our house we tend to do lots of extra baking and cooking. The smell of cinnamon, apples, pumpkin and more can often be smelt through our house. Fall recipe ideas are just one of my favorite, because they smell so delicious and they help warm up the house on the cool fall days. As I was going through and choosing my favorite posts from Inspire Me Monday the last couple weeks I realized just how many great fall recipe ideas that been shared. So I thought it would be a great idea to put them all Continue Reading...

50+ Colorful St Patricks Day Recipes You Need To Try

I am always on the lookout for some good and delicious recipes to make around our house for upcoming holidays. Due to the fact that searching around Pinterest or the internet can tend to suck me in and I end up spending way more time then I wanted to just searching for a recipe. I decided to put together a list of over 50 St Patricks Day recipes all in one spot so I can just scan through this list to find something yummy to make. I figured some of you might find this list useful too, since I’m sure Continue Reading...

50 Festive and Delicious Valentines Day Recipes

Who doesn’t love making a delicious Valentines Day recipes for their loved ones for Valentine’s Day? Holiday’s are the one time of year we tend to splurge on sweets and treats that we wouldn’t normally eat in our house. I do still try to make sure it is made with the best ingredients possible and many of these delicious Valentines Day recipes can be made using them. I have put together this list of 50 of my favorite delicious Valentines day recipes that are really treats from bloggers around the web. Most of them have been posted on the linky Continue Reading...