Beat Summer Brain Drain with Just 15 Minutes a Day

Beat Summer Brain Drain with Just 15 Minutes a Day

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carson-Dellosa. I reviewed the free content on their website to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was the first day of school and everyone was settled into their seats. Our teacher passed out a blank Bingo board to each student and stood in the front of the class. The instructions were to have each person write their name in a square. … [Read more...]

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25 Patriotic Crafts for Kids

25 Patriotic Crafts for Kids

Whether you are looking for crafts to do as part of a unit study or you are just looking for ideas to do the weeks leading up to the 4th of July, I've got you covered. Your kids {or grandkids} will have so much fun doing these activities with you. Enjoy! 25 Patriotic Crafts for Kids 1. Patriotic Handprint Craft | Source: B-Inspired Mama 2. Popsicle Stick Star Streamers | Source: Happiness is Homemade 3. Patriotic Cardboard Tube Bracelet | Source: Crafts by Amanda 4. Paper Sparklers | … [Read more...]

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20 {Real Food} Recipes for the 4th of July

Real Food Recipes for the 4th of July

The best place to celebrate the 4th of July is Washington DC. The pomp and circumstance is unlike anything I've ever experienced. There was a sea of people and the whole town was decorated in red, white, and blue. We visited monuments, walked through museums, and watched tears fall as we walked through the Holocaust Museum. While I was just in middle school, visiting Washington DC that Summer made a huge impact on me. Of course a trip like that isn't possible for everyone. Independence … [Read more...]

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When Fear Takes Over

When Fear Takes Over

The house is quiet. With four littles under seven and a seven year old pup, quiet is not common. As I tucked each one in tonight, I hugged them a little tighter and paused a little longer. Fear had crept in. It's a funny thing that fear. The slippery slope that tugs at a mama's heart, trying to get in. If we dwell on fear, it takes hold of our heart. It takes our mind to places nightmares are made of. We think about the unthinkable. In a matter of seconds we can go from laughing with … [Read more...]

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Summer Blessing Giveaway

Summer Blessing Giveaway

Summer is in full swing! For some of us, it may mean park days and lazy days at the pool. For some of us it may be work as normal. Whatever your situation is, we want to bless you this summer! Woman to Woman Ministries has teamed up with some fabulous bloggers to bring you the Summer Blessing Giveaway! One blessed lady will receive: Jewell by Thirty One Paris Purse in color of your choice $78 value Jewell by Thirty One All About the Benjamins wallet in color of your choice $48 … [Read more...]

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My Dad the Superhero {FREE Printable}

My Dad the Superhero FREE Printable

My Daddy is my superhero. He survived a war and overcame adversity. He doesn't talk much about that war, but as a medic, he was a hero to many I'm sure. Maybe he's not fighting crime on a daily basis, but he's my hero. In much the same way, my husband is a superhero to my children. When he comes home from work, they run to him, jumping up and down, so excited to see him. He can calm the fear and tears in an instant. He works hard to provide for our family, working many hours and long … [Read more...]

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