Gardening with Kids


With the cold weather hopefully behind us, I always get the urge to make my backyard all pretty and colorful again. While I have some perennials in tree beds, I have lots of flower pots around as well. This year I let the kids pick the flowers they wanted. Each was in charge of planting their own pots and are…

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Freebie Friday: Scalloped Template


As a Friday treat for all you digi-scrap lovers out there! I’ve been trying to put out a freebie each Friday over summer while we’re on homeschooling break! We’ll see if I can keep it up or not! This template was inspired by a class over at Jessica Sprague, so love that girl! Download Scalloped Template (This is a layered…

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Homemade Granola Bars


I’ve been trying to save money on groceries, and my husband pointed out that we spend a lot on ‘snacks’ for the kids. I decided to try and make some snacks instead of paying high prices for pre-packaged ones, and in the process I found this WONDERFUL granola bar recipe at Raising Olives. I adjusted it to fit our likings,…

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Teeny Tiny Tot School: Part Tres


Welcome to What’s in the box Wednesday. This week we’ll be joining in with our Teeny Tiny Tot who has recently decided she isn’t satisfied with my selection of workboxes for her, and has made up her own work for this week. Of course we start off the day with personal hygiene. She gets really into her teeth brushing…literally, into…

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House For Hermit Crab Lapbook


My son wanted to do a lapbook on crabs, and I found this one on Homeschool Share. We read A House for Hermit Crab and then did a fun activity on the back of the lapbook called “Hermit Crab’s Year” It is a story sequencing game, so as I read my son put up the activities of Hermit Crab for…

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Word Jumbles


I made these Word Jumbles to go with our letter tiles, its a fun way to practice spelling in our workboxes. You could also use them with a dry-erase marker or any alphabet manipulatives you have on hand.  The set includes 4, 5, and 6 letter words. Download Word Jumbles Hope you like them!

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Summer BBQ Winner


Thanks to everyone for participating in my Mother’s Day give away for our latest Felt Food Set: Summer BBQ! And the winner is: Mel: I left a comment on your blog, please email me back so I can get the download to you! Hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day :o)

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Whole Wheat Pancakes


I have to admit that my children still like Bisquick better, but in an attempt to be slightly more healthy we make these instead. They are pretty good and I feel a little better about eating them! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1 Tbsp sugar (Can substitute 1 Tbsp honey) 2 tsp baking powder 1 cup milk 2…

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Freebie Friday: Postage Stamp Freebie


I have a little Digital Scrapbooking Freebie for you today! I’m going to try to do a Freebie every Friday over the summer, we’ll see if I keep up or not. These stamps come with the drop shadows, hope you like them. Click here to download Postage Stamps. This freebie is a set of 3 postage stamps, I use them…

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In memory of Hope Asaiah


Dear friends, It is with a heavy heart that I write this post. A sweet friend of mine lost her baby today. We have been praying for this family for months now, and it saddens me greatly to know that our friends are in such great pain. Hope had great obstacles from the start, but was improving daily. Through her…

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What’s in the box Wednesday: Preschool


Welcome to What’s in the Box Wednesday! Today I’m sharing our preschool boxes! Be sure to link up below so we can all share ideas! As we wind down our final days of Preschool, I’m filling our boxes with some fun review games and other motor skill type activities. Here’s what’s in our boxes today: 1. Calendar number and chain…

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The Big Green Pocketbook


The Big Green Pocketbook: We did a fun reading activity from Homeschool Share to go along with this book. Each child received their own pocket book along with game pieces. As I read the story they filled their little pocketbooks with the correct items. I’ve found them playing this on their own several times since then! Contents downloaded from Homeschool…

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