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Summer-in-Winter Party

Summer in Winter

This past weekend, with several storms looming over most of the country, it was cold and snowy.  While the country was bracing itself for it all we were getting dressed up in shorts, tshirts and sandals. Crazy?  Nope!  Just a Summer-in-Winter party my very good friend puts on every year.  Everyone was encouraged to wear […]

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A Sweet Visit to Enstroms Candy


For years my Uncle Pete gave us the most delicious toffee I have ever had in my life, still to this day. It is downright addicting. It comes in a fancy brown box with a pretty beige lid, it must be kept refrigerated and let me tell you, it is nothing short of amazing. This […]

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Fun Christmas Countdown Project

Christmas Countdown

There is nothing like this time of year. Carols, cookies, friends, families, lights, and JESUS! My friend and I wanted to do something fun for the little ones to countdown to Christmas. We decided on little wrapped presents each marked with a day # representing how many days left until Christmas. Our countdown began December […]

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Making Your Home a Haven – Women Living Well

A few years ago I came across video from a homeschool Mom, she had videos on homeschooling, also songs for preschoolers.  It was a great help when starting out in the homeschool world.  I started following her on Facebook and she now has thousands of fans.  She posts Bible Studies, Devotionals and challenges.  The blog […]

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Kid’s Easy Science Experiment Using Water and Salt

Kids Homemade Slime

My 7 year old participated in a Science Fair with his cousin and his friend, they had a great time learning about how salt can change the freezing time of water. This was for an elementary school science fair, they presented at their booth then gave their presentation to all of the attendee’s.  It was […]

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Biggest and Best Kids Consignment Sale Starts Thursday!

  This event only happens twice a year. This week is one of those times. Featured on Good Morning America, this is the best consignment sale around.  I have been going to this since they started out in Denver and it grows and grows every year because of it’s reputation.  They have a reputation for […]

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Back to School Pictures 2013-2014

back to school pictures

Here we are!  The start of a brand new school year after a nice summer break.  I will be starting my boys the Tuesday after Labor Day.  I worked a lot in June and July so we are taking all of August to fully enjoy our Summer. Lately I have been organizing, getting all of […]

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Homemade Slime for Kids

Homemade slime

Homemade Slime!! Of course one the funnest things to make and learn about matter and polymers.  I had put this off for a very long time because I didn’t have Borax.  I decided that it was time to get some, our Summer is running out and we need something fun and different to do. Besides […]

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