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How To Coupon Using GrocerySmarts

21 Jan

Beginner Couponing

I’ve been on a crafting hiatus. Mostly due to me returning back to the workforce but also because I’ve become an avid couponer. I am in no way an Expert – definitely would still categorize myself as a Beginner Couponer and I in no way do extreme couponing but I do enough to save my […]

Halloween Word Search Printable

2 Oct

Halloween Word Search Printable

Time for a little printable fun for the kids. This spooky Halloween word search printable comes to you from Family Education and is perfect for grades 3-5.  You can save the image below, or click here: Halloween Word Search : for the pdf download including a second page with the answers!   I love Family Education […]

Disconnect To Reconnect

8 Apr

This post brought to you by Gulf County, Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. Jonathan has been traveling a lot with his new title at work. We knew this promotion would be beneficial for our family, I just never realized all the possible destinations I might accompany him to!  He finds out about a month […]

Printable Easter Activities

26 Mar

In some parts of the country, winter is still in full swing. In other parts, spring has begun. Here in Arizona it feels as though we’re on to summer already! Monsoons have already begun. What ever the weather, printable Easter activities for kids are a great way to spend a little quiet time in doors. […]

Hit The Road With Zubie!

25 Feb

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zubie for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We’ve done a lot of traveling as of late. I’ve shown you my pictures from our Disneyland trip (and the temporary tattoos my daughters wore that day). A few weeks ago, we packed up and drove […]

The Good Shepherd Handout

24 Feb

The Good Shepherd Handout

I stumbled upon another idea for this month’s visiting teaching message. But first, recap! In case you missed my previous post (Sheep Bag Topper), the message for February 2014 was: Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd, taught: “What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety […]

Metal Bed Frame Padding

3 Jan

In the girls’ room, the mattress set is on a metal bed frame. Time and time again, mostly in the middle of the night, we’d hear Joee yelp as she stubbed her toe or cut her heel on the exposed metal leg. Even I have had my run ins with this evil contraption. Do you […]

Baby Ornament Photo Shoot

20 Dec

Baby Ornament Photo Shoot

I’m walking through Jo Ann’s with my dad one day when we had this brilliant idea for Z-man’s Christmas photo shoot. Rather than stuffing a baby in a stocking or wrapping like a present, we wanted to make him an ornament! We quickly text my cousin Mallory over at Griffin Handspun to see if she […]

Straw For The Manger Christmas Story & Activity

19 Dec

Straw For The Manager- a Christmas tradition with story and activity

When my brother was in cub scouts (ding back the early 90’s), his troop made something that would become a family tradition. It was called Straw for the Manger, and it had a poem about creating a manger of straw by doing good deeds unnoticed. Every year we would put out the small wooden manger (empty) and […]

Reverse Burnt Toast

17 Dec

Burnt your toast? Easy fix!

My kids hate burnt toast. Heck, I hate burnt toast. There are few people who like the taste of burnt anything! Except maybe my mom. She likes the taste of burnt toast. I think it’s from growing up in a family of 11 kids…. burnt toast or no toast! You pick! Just kidding….. half just […]