Great Living Books for Teaching History

Interesting living books for teaching history are a great way to expose kids to historical time periods, events, and people. Living books draw readers into the story and teach without kids even knowing they are learning. That’s what’s so great about living books–they weave important facts into a story seamlessly. This effortless learning is why […]

Teddy Bear Trail Mix

This Teddy Bear Trail Mix is a special sweet snack mix that has been a family tradition for quite some time. This treat is simple to make and is addictive once you start eating it. I have found my husband picking out his favorite parts of this homemade trail mix recipe on more than one […]

DIY Wooden Block Pretend Play Town

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlayWithPlaymobil #CollectiveBias A quick and easy DIY Wooden Block Pretend Play Town is the perfect homemade gift to accompany the new PLAYMOBIL Take Along Fire Station and encourage imaginative play in kids. Little ones will love saving the town with […]

5 Ways to Supplement a Homeschool Reading Curriculum

Teaching your child to read can be a daunting task to some. There are many different ways to teach reading and even more reading curriculum choices.  And don’t even get me started on what to do if your child struggles with reading. Some days it’s enough to make your head spin! I get it. I […]

Big News!

I’m so excited to let you in on a little secret I’ve been working on behind the scenes! I was approached by a publishing company to write a book about hands-on busy bags that kids will love. I’ve accepted their offer and am frantically writing and photographing busy bags in between normal family life, including […]

Vacation 2016

Disclosure: I received some discounts in exchange for this post about our recent trip to Orlando. All opinions are mine. We just got back from our vacation, and boy, did we pack it full of family fun! While we usually go to the same places every year, this year we decided to branch out a […]

4 Fall Food Recipes

Fall is pretty much my favorite: just-right-weather, the colorful leaves, and the food. Definitely the food. I find it hard to resist cinnamon, apples, pumpkins, and soup. Last week’s Good Tips Tuesday had some great fall food recipes in the link-up. This week we’re featuring 4 Fall Food Recipes! Caramel Apple Delight | Sunshine and Hurricanes […]

5 Healthy Homemade Recipes

The older I get, the more I realize the importance of homemade healthy recipes. Making things from scratch allows me to control the ingredients and feed my family quality meals. Today I’m sharing 5 Homemade Healthy Recipes from last week’s Good Tips Tuesday link-up. I can’t wait to try these! Strawberry Milk Recipe (Never would’ve thought of […]

Fall Activities for Kids-Good Tips Tuesday #36

My Pinterest feed is full of all things fall. Is yours? Apples, Pumpkins, and Leaves…Oh my! Seems like everyone I follow is trying to find Fall Activities for Kids. Here are four fantastic fall activities for kids that were linked up during last week’s Good Tips Tuesday. Aren’t they adorable? Go read the original posts […]

Good Tips Tuesday 5/26

Another week, another link-up! I can’t wait to see all of your fabulous tips! We want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this awesome list! Recipes & […]