Share Your Heart Tuesday, Homesickness (Free Printable)


For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. Hebrews 11:10 Grab your coffee (or tea), and pull up a chair for Share Your Heart Tuesday. Today I have a question for you: Are you a victim of homesickness? When I was a child, I Continue reading

How to Plan a Stress Free Thanksgiving Menu

How to Plan a Stress Free Thanksgiving Menu

Two words that cause most men to salivate and most women to tremble in their boots: Thanksgiving Menu Family and friends are on their way, how many are coming? How much food do we need? Where will everyone sit? Do I have enough silverware? How big a turkey do I need? Continue reading

What to Read: Kids Bible Stories (& Free Printable)

bible story books for kids

In today’s What to Read Wednesday, we’re sharing our favorite Kids Bible Stories resources. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a child, or a new book to read together, or a Bible to get your upper elementary tween reading again, you’ll find some great suggestions here. Kids Bible Stories Continue reading

What to Read: Elephant Books and Resources

Join us as we celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day

Every year our family celebrates a quirky little holiday on September 22: National Elephant Appreciation Day. (You can find more quirky holidays in my ebook Everyday is a Holiday in the Paradise Praises Store or free when you subscribe.) Elephants are one of the most majestic and caring animals our Continue reading

Mexican Recipes for Mexico’s Birthday!

regional mexican recipes for Mexico Independence Day

Another year has passed. Another year full of treasured memories in the country we have learned to love, and call home. Mexico celebrate’s her independence from Spain tomorrow, and we celebrate right along with her. If you’re planning your own fiesta, don’t forget to visit this post and download our Continue reading

How to Host a Cousin Camp

5 Tips for hosting Cousin Camp (Grandma Camp)

With Grandparent’s Day this week, we’ve been talking a lot about grandparenting lately. This post is for grandparents, parents, grandkids and cousins alike. Anyone can host a cousin camp (also known as Grandma Camp). This summer when we were on furlough we hosted our very first cousin camp. We did Continue reading

What to Read: USA Historical Fiction Resources (Link Up)

books and resources for elementary historical fiction genre

Last week on What to Read Wednesday, I shared some of our favorite historical biographies for kids. In our homeschool this year, we’re going through US history and I wanted to also share some of our favorite USA historical fiction resources. This is not an exhaustive list, by any means, Continue reading