Archives for October 2012

Are Your Children ‘Fail-Proof?’

Almost done! I am down to the last few college applications! I work part time at a private school as a college advisor, working with with students to help them prepare and finalize their college plans. The past two weeks are my ‘crazy time’ as I finish writing all the letters of recommendation for our […]

Saturday Show & Tell #34

This Week’s Saturday Show & Tell Sponsor: Teach Me To Serve {e-Book} -99 Ways Preschoolers Can Learn to Serve and Bless Others- This week, I am very excited to introduce to you a fantastic resource for parents wanting to raise children who learn the importance of serving others. Kristen Summers from Celebrate Every Day with Me just […]

Fall Flower Pumpkin Planters

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. My thumb is no where near green! In fact, I’m pretty sure my husband would say it’s brown! I pride myself in keeping our family fed, cared for and living; not plants! My problem lies in that for […]

Teach Me To Serve {ebook} Review & Giveaway

We live in a culture that is all about ME! It is counter culture to actually consider others and their needs before ourselves. For that reason, one of the greatest gifts we can give our children is to teach them that the world is not all about them and their needs, but rather someone and […]

Guacamole Crunch

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocados from Mexico. All opinions are 100% mine. With so many fabulous guacamole recipes out there, I am so excited to share with you a fabulous original  guacamole recipe from our family to yours! We love the slight ‘kick’ that the roasted, seasoned sunflower […]

Operation Christmas Child- My Personal Story

It was a humbling experience that I will never forget. The unit theme was ‘Making a Difference’ and it was nearing Christmas.  I invited my 25 fourth and fifth grade E.S.L. students join me in a project that would change many of our hearts forever. My students were all considered Newcomer students (all within their […]

Diaper Tricycle- Baby Shower Gift/Decoration

My sister-in-law‘s baby shower was quickly approaching, and my mother-in-law asked me if I’d be willing to help create a fun centerpiece/decoration for the party. She mentioned a diaper cake, but for those of you who have made a diaper cake know how time-intensive and tedious those can be. Because I only had a short […]

Rice Krispies Surprise Pumpkin Treats

Rice Krispies Surprise Pumpkin Treats are a perfect Fall treat for your kids this season!  Our family loves Rice Krispie treats of all kinds and enjoy them in different shapes throughout the year. As a mom, I love that they are an easy, quick recipe, and my boys love that they get to help make […]

Saturday Show & Tell #33

This Week’s Saturday Show & Tell Sponsor: The Child Training Bible When I discovered the Child Training Bible, I was so excited! It is the perfect tool for parents and children to refer to for dealing with issues of the heart. I loved that instead of referring to a Christian book for our behavior, it was directing us […]

The Child Training Bible Review & Giveaway

When our young boys disobey, we intentionally make an effort to take the time and energy to address their behavior as a ‘heart condition’ and not just overlook it;  letting disobedience take root in their hearts. We know our children are not perfect (as neither are we are parents), but we know that with the […]