The Christmas Story. The real reason for the season. Want to teach the little ones in your life about the birth of Jesus? Grab our FREE Christmas Nativity printable and plan a few moments to snuggle together with your kiddos this holiday season.Continue Reading
One-on-one time with the kids during the busy days of December is much appreciated by both the adult and the child. Make some hot chocolate, with marshmallows of course, and cozy up with the kiddos in your life to search and find with a fun Christmas I SPY game.Continue Reading
Seems like just a blink and they are heading off to school. Jethro (our grandson) is registered and slightly apprehensive as he prepares for kindergarten. Jet had a good time working on these back-to-school printables, a fun activity for little ones in preschool, kindergarten and homeschool classrooms.Continue Reading
Worthy of the Queens approval and fit for her knights as they ready for a fencing duel is this delicious bowl of Medieval Times Tomato Bisque. I duplicated the easy soup recipe from a recent dinner theater show we attended with our family.Continue Reading
Holy End-of-Summer, Batman!
It is almost back-to-school time in Gotham City!
And maybe where you live too.
While thinking of school supplies, new clothes and shoes, take a moment to download and print these FREE comic hero lunch box notes and cards for your super child. Let them know you are thinking of them while sending words of encouragement. Continue Reading
As a grandmom, I like to have fun activities for the kids when they are visiting. Interactive games for varied ages work well. These cute and colorful, Something Fishy matching memory game, provides hours of fun for kids while building recall, focusing and problem solving skills.Continue Reading
Training in righteousness is primarily the responsibility of the parents. And, by extension, grandparents can have an impact on spiritual teaching as well. Here is a list of 20 bible verses relating to passing the torch to the next generation.Continue Reading
“Let’s Eat!” is the exclamation we often hear from hungry kids and adults just after food has been placed on the table. It is also the title of a brand new devotional. Let’s Eat! Giving Thanks with Jesus at Mealtimes is a 5-Day Devotional by author, Rachel Schmoyer, providing reflections for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Continue Reading
It is pretty chilly where I live and I’m thinking it might be where you live too. I’ve got the wood stove burning and a hot cup of coffee at my desk as I work. Staying warm and cozy inside is great for grownups but it can be a little hard on the kids. Whether they are peeling off layers of clothing after playing in the snow or peering out the window wishing they could go out, I’ve got a few ideas to avoid cabin fever.
A Winter I Spy FREE printable and a great activity when kids are stuck inside and feeling bored. Print it out, grab a pen and cozy up with hot chocolate. Continue Reading
These sweet little tartlets called Pecan Tassies are like having a, scrumptious, bite-sized pecan pie. Sweet filling in a cream cheese pastry cup, they are also known as Nut Lassies.Continue Reading
Fun and FREE Christmas Printable Activity Bundle for Kids includes coloring pages, maze, word search, Elf name game and writing prompts.Continue Reading
Moving into the month of December, our thoughts turn to the excitement of parties, celebrations, family gatherings and festivities that make the season bright. There is shopping and decorating, baking and planning. While it is a wonderful time of year, we can sometimes forget the reason we celebrate. 25 Days of Advent: Creation through Ascension is a different take on counting down the days until Christmas. It is a beautiful story.Continue Reading
How about gingersnap cookies? Were you were lucky enough to have a mom or grandma that liked to bake and made these for you? Lightly spiced Ginger Crinkles are a favorite when baking cookies with kids. Their crunchy and crackled outside with a chewy center make them irresistible. Perfect for autumn snacking.