Candy Shark Jello Snacks

Candy Shark Jello Snack Cups--perfect for an easy summer treat during Shark Week, a pirate birthday party, or the beach.

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Don’t want to miss any posts? Get posts delivered to your email. Thanks for visiting!Every time Shark Week rolls around, I think about the birth of our oldest son. As we snuggled our new baby boy in the hospital, we enjoyed all […]

Fourth of July Activities and Treats

Fourth of July Activities and Treats

How is it already time for the Fourth of July?! Red, White, Blue, and Boom! Oh My! If you’re in need of some easy ideas to celebrate the 4th, look no further. There’s a little bit of everything in this list of Fourth of July Activities and Treats that were linked up in Good Tips Tuesday. […]

Summer Letter Tile Spelling Mats (Free Printable)

Free Printable Summer Letter Tile Spelling Mats

Happy Summer! I recently shared about the new Letter Tile Spelling Mats Bundle for Seasons and Celebrations in my new blog shop and I wanted to share the summer letter tile printable with you. Some of the people that have purchased the bundle have already been using this with their kids and have told me […]

4 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

4 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

I love summer! I’m pretty sure you’ve figured that out now as often as I say it. Nothing can beat fresh fruits and veggies straight from the garden. Since we don’t have room for a garden of our own, we make it a habit to visit the farmer’s market by our house on Saturday mornings. […]

How We Use Fact Cards in Our Homeschool

Using Fact Cards in Your Homeschool to increase vocabulary, learn information, and engage learners

My oldest son has an incredible ability to remember facts. I’m constantly amazed at how much he can remember and recall. He loves to soak up knowledge from nonfiction and informational books and fact cards. Truth be told, he’s a bit of a fact junkie. He loves to try to stump us with new facts […]

Summer DIY Crafts for Kids

5 Summer DIY Crafts for Kids

Whew! The summer heat has found East Tennessee. It was over 90 degrees today while I was painting porch rails. With today’s list of 5 Summer DIY Crafts for Kids, you’ll be able to keep your kids busy whether you’re braving the heat or playing it cool. Book Themed Crafts for Kids | A Little Pinch […]

5 Deliciously Simple Tasty Recipes

5 Deliciously Simple Tasty Recipes

I love simple recipes. I mean, who doesn’t? Summer demands simple. Or maybe it’s me that demands simple recipes during summer. Either way, you’ll be sure to find something new to try in these 5 Deliciously Simple Tasty Recipes that were linked up in last week’s Good Tips Tuesday. These recipes would be perfect for […]

Fizzy Fine Motor Skills Fun For Preschoolers

Fizzy Fine Motor Fun for Preschoolers

No matter how many times my kids have experimented with baking soda and vinegar reactions, they are always mesmerized. It never fails to make them giggle and wonder. One of my boys’ favorite activities is to have fizzy fun. My oldest asks over and over to make a volcano and the youngest asks for a Fizzy […]

Summer Boredom Busters for Kids

6 Summer Boredom Busters for kids--painting, finger knitting, chalk games, and homemade rockets

The two words every mom hates hearing: I’m BORED! My kids know that if they tell me they’re bored, I’ll find them a chore, but maybe you’re nicer than me. After the chore is done, I will help them figure out something to do. There were several activities in last week’s Good Tips Tuesday that would […]

7 Free Homeschool Products for the Summer

By the time summer rolls around, we’re all ready for a break at our house. But, in order to combat against summer learning loss (and to help this mom keep her sanity) we’re using several fun online programs, keeping reading logs, and letting the kids pick some fun ideas from my Pinterest boards. There may […]