I’m not much of a crafty person but I enjoy doing special projects with my kids. My kids on the other hand LOVE arts and crafts. They love it when I pull out the paper, markers, crayons, stickers or play-doh. It’s because of their love of creating art, that I am trying to be much more intentional about planning activities and… Read More
Birthday parties can be fun and special ways to celebrate the day the Lord blessed us with our children. Parties can be fun for both kids and adults but sometimes they can be expensive if we aren’t careful. Today Lydia is sharing some wonderful tips to creating memorable parties on a budget, and I personally think the alternative she mentions… Read More
Oh Halloween… how I both enjoy yet loathe you at the same time. Here’s the deal, I’m a Christian with strong beliefs, values and faith. I tend to shield my eyes, heart and mind, as well as those of my precious little ones, away from evil things. I hate that during this time of year I have to be so… Read More
Family traditions are important for several different reasons. Not only do they create special memories but they also develop strong family relationships. Traditions seem to be much more prevalent around the holidays but there are plenty of traditions that make the ordinary days extraordinary.
Pumpkins, gourds, squash, cornucopias… nature’s natural way of decorating and nourishing our bodies. Not only do I love placing simple pumpkins on our front porch and decorating with small pumpkins in the house, I love all things food related from this fall family of vegetables. Last week it was all about apples but today I wanted to gather up some… Read More
Savor the season and get outside as a family this fall with a list of 25 activities that are either free or require very little prep or energy planning. This is a post I’m writing to challenge myself because while I love fall– the colors, the landscape, the smells– I don’t love being outside. And sometimes it takes some serious… Read More