Magnetic Mosaics


Welcome to What’s in the Box Wednesday, today I’m doing it a bit differently and instead of showing all the boxes for a certain grade, I’m showing what was in our “Fun Box” that everyone received! A nice reader led me to these super fun Orb Factory Magnetic Mosaics! I like that they are re-usable. We’ve done the Sticky Mosaics,…

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Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors!


We just finished up our Life of Joseph Bible Study and I found this great craft on Delightful Learning so we had to do it! I used a box of tissue paper squares since I didn’t have fabric. (I got them at Lakeshore Learning, and probably paid way too much, but all the colors and pre-cut squares seemed worth it…

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Waffle Egg & Cheese Sandwich


I tried this recipe after seeing it on Muffin Tin Mom a while back. I had one child not too fond of it, but she also doesn’t like eggs a whole lot. This recipe is from Incredible Egg, if you haven’t already, check out their site, they have tons of great recipes! Ingredients: Frozen Waffles (2 per sandwich) 1 egg,…

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Liberty Lapbook GiveAway


Hi everyone, I have an exciting giveaway for you today! In honor of Independence Day the kind folks at Egghead Academics have graciously offered a free copy of their Liberty-The Founding of a Country lapbook to one of my readers! It’s perfect for learning how our country was formed! It includes topics such as: Early America The American Revolution The…

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Friday Freebie: Fourth of July Template


Welcome to another edition of Freebie Friday! Since we’re nearing Independence Day, I thought I’d share this star template with you. It was inspired from a class at www.jessicasprague.com where I’ve learned most of my digital skills! Download Star Template Here’s my layout: Supplies: Pattern Paper by Anna Aspnes MonoBlendz Paperie Lima (re-colored); flourish by Katie Pertiet Grunged Up Photo…

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Moon Sand: What was I thinking?


Moon Sand: It looks harmless enough, and its even super fun to play with. The best part is that it’s non-hardening & never dries out, so you can use it over and over again, really you’ll have it forever! (Or until enough is swept off the floor and tossed into the trash that there’s none left. This is what I’m…

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PowerSpeak Spanish Update


I promised an update on how we like our PowerSpeak Spanish program and a lovely reader reminded me I haven’t done it yet! We’ve been using it for about 5 months now and I have to say we still LOVE it! (Click here to read my initial review) This program really makes learning a language fun and exciting. As a…

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Chicken & Steak Fajitas


This is one of my fall back meals, its super easy to fix, and can be ready in about 10 minutes! Ingredients: 6 chicken thighs and/or 1lb of Sirloin Steak (cut in thin slices) 1 green bell pepper sliced 1 red bell pepper sliced 1/2 medium onion sliced 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup canola oil 1 Tbsp oregano 1…

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Milking Goats


We had a chance to go on a ‘hands-on’ type of field trip today and we love those! A dear friend of mine has a new goat farm and did a wonderful session on milking goats for our Keepers at Home group. The girls had a wonderful time playing with the babies and learning to milk goats. We even got…

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Letter I Verse Correction


Hi everyone, a kind reader let me know about an error in my Letter I verse puzzle. I corrected the missing word and you can download the updated copy here. {I realize the words are out of order, but that was just to fit them all on one page}  Thanks for your patience! As always I appreciate your feedback, please…

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Freebie Friday: Butterfly Template


I have another Friday Freebie for you this week! This download includes a Love postage stamp, paperclip, scalloped circle and chipboard scalloped frame. Hope you like it! Download the Butterfly Template Here’s my layout: Supplies: Butterfly Brushes by Hawksmont, Font: VT Portable Remington; Font: Century Gothic, Pink Dot Pattern Paper: emaDesigns (that’s me), Floral Pattern Paper, yellow paper, chipboard letter:…

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Creamy Chicken Burritos


These are so yummy, I just had to share! Ingredients: 2-4 boneless chicken thighs 1/4 yellow onion diced 1 clove garlic, minced Dash oregano, basil, cumin (I use about 1 tsp per each spice) Sm. Can diced peeled green chilies (I use Hatch) 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 cups Instant rice (Prepared) 2 heaping Tbsp Sour Cream 1…

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