5 Ways to Prevent Homeschool Burnout

5 Ways to Prevent Homeschool Burnout

Disclaimer: While we are currently in a season that is not familiar and routines are not the same, this article is to encourage homeschool families during a regular school year. We continue to prayerfully believe our “regular” will come soon.  In April, students begin to feel burnt out with the anticipation of warm weather and…

Choose The Best Father’s Day Gift with Gourmet Gift Baskets

Choose The Best Father’s Day Gift with Gourmet Gift Baskets

They say moms are hard to shop for, but I think fathers are a whole other ballgame! It can be super difficult to find the perfect gift for Dad, without breaking the bank! While there are tons of sentimental gifts in stores that a mother would love, often times the Father’s Day’s gift of the…

Macy’s Boston Tree search is on! {Ends October 9, 2015}

Macy’s Boston Tree search is on! {Ends October 9, 2015}

The year has whizzed by so fast. I can’t believe we’ll be putting up our Christmas tree in less than two months time. Thankfully ours is an artificial tree so we don’t have to go pick one out each year. I do think it’s a wonderful annual tradition to do as a family especially if…

2014 Christmas Gift Guide Gift for Baby: Little Tikes Discover and Learn Activity Center

2014 Christmas Gift Guide Gift for Baby: Little Tikes Discover and Learn Activity Center

As soon as a baby begins to sit up unsupported, it’s like there’s a world out there for her to absorb. While it isn’t always possible for you, as a parent/caregiver, to sit by her side and stimulate her 24/7, there are learning toys that can help facilitate that. The Little Tikes Discover and Learn…

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cakies {A Healthy Snack Recipe for the Kids.}

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cakies {A Healthy Snack Recipe for the Kids.}

  So I’ve been experimenting with healthier alternatives while baking… and while I’ve substituted honey for sugar and applesauce for butter in cake recipes… doing the same for cookies was a first for me.   I have to admit the end result was not a cookie but a cross between a cookie and cake. While…

Give…but wisely {7 important online donation safety tips!}

Give…but wisely {7 important online donation safety tips!}

As we enter, what I like to call the “Season of Giving”, the Christmas spirit in people sometimes clouds rational thinking… especially when it comes to giving to a cause, that may not necessarily be valid or even existent! I lean about Hubby’s wisdom when it comes to all things finance related. 10 years of…

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT : Giving Christmas Away 2012

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT : Giving Christmas Away 2012

  As we hit October, I questioned whether or not I should do another Giving Christmas Away event this  year… so I waited a bit, wondering if that gnawing “Lets Do It!” feeling would go away but it didn’t. It only grew stronger and has now turned into a bubbly excitement… the exact same feeling I…