Are you getting so excited about the new Downton Abbey movie being released September 20th? I sure am! Oh, the drama, the characters, the opulence, the costumes and of course, the brilliant and witty remarks by the Dowager, Violet Crawley. Think you know all there is to know about the beloved aristocrats and their loyal servants? Invite some friends over, brew a pot of tea, serve some scones and test your knowledge with this Downton Abbey Trivia challenge!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.
Benchmark birthdays come along faster than we expect. A mere blink and we are looking at numbers that kind of shock us. So rather than fret we decided to celebrate. With a super fun, Sock Hop Birthday Party.Continue Reading
Happy New Year! A brand new day, month and year. I think of it as kind of a fresh start. To help me get organized I created a couple of pages that are both cute and helpful. Adorable La La Llama Weekly & Daily Planners with places to jot down all those tasks, projects and appointments to keep me on track.Continue Reading
Baking and sharing favorite cookies, cakes or baked treats is a most appreciated and thoughtful holiday gift. There is something very rewarding about spending time in the kitchen making traditional or unique recipes and then sharing them when loved ones come to visit.
But really, how can you possibly find the time, especially during this very busy season?
By planning. With just a little forethought, you can get your head around exactly what you want to accomplish and then enjoy the process as well as the joy of the season. I’ve created a holiday baking and gift-giving planner to make it easy for you.Continue Reading
This time next week we will be giving thanks around a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner. And then the official start of the Christmas holiday season. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and bustling stores in search for presents for our friends and loved ones. I thought a holiday gift tag free printable would be a nice way to welcome this special season.Continue Reading
Encouraging words from the bible when worry and anxiety grip us. In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. Continue Reading
Does your family have a particular month when there are lots of birthdays? In our family, it is August. Keeping track of all those special days can become a little overwhelming. Now I have a cute way to remember, not just August but the entire year of days by recording the dates on a birthday, anniversary and special occasion tracker.Continue Reading
Use this cheerful Prayer Journal Printable as your diary with prompts for Scripture verses, counting blessings, ways to encourage and prayers. Keep the page(s) handy in a notebook or your bible.Continue Reading
This coming weekend, here in America, we are celebrating Memorial Day. This holiday is observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of summer with many enjoying cookouts, backyard barbecues, camping and get-togethers.Continue Reading
Hello May! Welcome this month of spring and its color, freshness and possibilities. Don’t miss one beautiful moment by planning and organizing each day with four Free printables.Continue Reading
Happy Spring! The calendar tells me today is the first day of spring but the weatherman tells me to expect our forth Nor’easter in three weeks with significant snow accumulation. Well, winter will pass and warmer weather will come. Spring will begin popping all around.
Early flowers, little bugs and insects appear as harbingers of the season ahead. Kids have an innate interest and curiosity and seem to notice even the smallest creatures in their world. Download this colorful Springtime Critter Search activity for them to do and then let them show you fun things through their inquisitive little eyes.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