All About Reading Level 1 Giveaway!


  All About Reading Level 1 kit is out! Yipee! We just received a copy to review and I am loving it! I have a review coming soon, but for now I was anxious to get the giveaway out to all of you since it’s such an awesome kit!   Can’t wait to get your copy? Click here to order…

Educational Insights Gift Card Winner


Thanks everyone for entering to win the Educational Insights $50 Gift Card! As promised, I have a winner…drum roll please…. Congratulations to Sarah M commenter #845! I’ll be contacting you shortly!       Stay tuned to tomorrow! I have an awesome giveaway from All About Reading that you won’t want to miss!

Reese’s Fudge Recipe


  I found a yummy recipe for Reese’s Fudge, and seriously, what could be better than a combination of Reese’s and Fudge? The original is here at Spell Out Loud, and thanks so much to Maureen’s sweet daughter for sharing this yummy goodness with us!   Ingredients: 1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk 1 bag of Reese peanut butter…

Monogram Ornaments


  One year for Christmas I made monogram Christmas ornaments for everyone in our family. I tied them to the outside of their presents as the name tag. They were so adorable! Since I wanted to keep them safe before wrapping presents I had put them all on the tree, and it was so cool to see everyone in our…

Peppermint Bark Recipe


    Did I mention that I am NOT a baker? Every year I try though, and this year shall be no different! My husband always makes fun of me because I come up with grand plans, and think they are going to be WAY more fun than they actually turn out to be. Today, “Christmas Baking Day”, was one…

Edible Christmas Trees


  Looking for an easy and yummy Christmas craft you can do with your kids this season? I guarantee they’ll love these edible Christmas trees!   Ingredients: Sugar cones Green frosting (Or white frosting with green food coloring added in) Various sprinkles for decorating such as: Red Hots, mini-m&ms;, sprinkles, edible glitter etc. Butter knife to spread frosting Plastic tray…

$50 Educational Insights Gift Card Giveaway!


Have I mentioned that I totally love Educational Insights? Well I do. And not just because they have such great products, but also because the people at Educational Insights are so incredibly nice! And just to show you how nice they are, they wanted to offer a  $50 Gift Card to one of you for Christmas! Isn’t that cool! Need…

Grapevine and Pick and Draw Winners!


Hi everyone! As promised, I have my winners for the Grapevine Birth of Jesus giveaway and the Pick and Draw Game giveaway! Here are the winners for the Birth of Jesus study:   Didn’t win? Click here to get the Birth of Jesus study today! Use code: ADVENT11 to get 20% off any non-sale items now til Dec 31!  …

Handmade Handprint Ornaments


Looking for a fun personalized Christmas activity you can do with your kids this season? You’re going to love these cute handmade handprint ornaments so much you won’t want to part with them! (Though they do make wonderful gifts!) Supplies: Plain bulb ornaments (I used clear ones from Michael’s, but metallic red would be just as cute!) White acrylic paint…

December 2011 Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! In the excitement of the 12 Days of Christmas posts, I sort of forgot that it was a new month! No worries though, I still have our December 2011 monthly meal plan for you all! …oh, and sorry about some of the sugary treats this month, I added in some fun Christmas baking days! ;o) December 2011 Meal…