Easter Egg Dyed Yarn Tutorial


I recently found a wonderful tutorial for using Easter egg dye to create hand dyed yarn and just had to try it! Now, I’m not exactly a rule follower, and the tutorial mentioned prior was too much work for me, so I surfed around and found this tutorial which was much less work. I adjusted it a tad and it…

Educational Insights $100 Gift Card Giveaway


Hi everyone, I’m so excited today I can barely stand it! So here’s the deal. The totally awesome people at Educational Insights sent me a reward for all the Facebook Fans that I sent their way! And…since it was because of all my wonderful readers that I even won, I really wanted to give something back to you all because…

The Well Planned Day Planner Winner


I’d like to say a big thanks to everyone who entered to win The Well Planned Day Planner! Without further ado I’d like to congratulate our winner, Kimberly! I hope you enjoy The Well Planned Day Planner! Thanks so much to everyone for reading my blog, and entering to win! For those of you who didn’t win, you can click…

Happy Mother’s Day!


I wanted to take a moment today to say “Thank You” to my awesome mom and mother-in-law! You are both so wonderful and caring, and the kids couldn’t love you more! Actually, I think they love you more than me! Probably because you bribe them with mints and let them have popsicles for breakfast. ;o) We are truly honored and…

Digital Scrapbooking Freebie Twill Date Tabs


Well, I think it’s time for a digital scrapbooking freebie! I haven’t done one in awhile, but these were too cute not to share! Presenting my Twill Date Tabs. What’s Included? All files are 300 dpi, .png format, for Personal Use Only 6 Colorful Twill Tabs 24 Date Stamps (.png format) Click here to download the Twill Date Tabs Visit…

South African Apple Crumble


Ingredients: 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice 1 Cup Sugar 3/4 Cup Flour 4 Cups Apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg dash salt 1/2 Cup Butter, softened 1 1/2 Cups grated cheddar cheese (I would skip this part if I make it again!) Directions: 1. Pre-heat oven to 350 Degrees. 2. Mound apples in a 9” buttered…

Expedition Earth: South Africa


Haai! And welcome to South Africa! We’re having so much fun with our Geography Curriculum this year. I’ve been excited about Africa and it’s finally here! Here are some of the fun activities we did for the week: We started off filling in our passport and putting on our flag sticker for South Africa: Some Things We Learned: Where S.…

Living Math Ideas


Last week, I reviewed Loving Living Math by Cindy West. I love the ideas she presents in the book, and plan to implement the ideas for next year. (See my review here.) Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a planner, and so I’ve been working on ideas to add into our homeschool. Of course I’m going to share them…

Knitting On A Loom


We are involved in a local Keeper’s of the Faith group, and this month we learned how to knit on a loom. We’ve also tried knitting with needles, but for young kids, this is a very easy way to go! It also goes really fast, which helps to encourage! It’s fairly simple once you get started. I realize it’s kind…

Well Planned Day Planner Review & Giveaway


I’m so excited to review The Well Planned Day Planner for you all today! It is a beautiful planner designed specifically as a family homeschool organizer. It’s easy to use, and designed for 4 students. Since I just happen to have 4 kids, I couldn’t resist! I’m also a sucker for pretty flowery things, and these planners are absolutely beautiful…