Crafts

Solar Eclipse Pinhole Viewers

We are just 2 days away from the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse, and I’m probably the only person left on the planet who hasn’t bought the necessary glasses. It’s a huge homeschool fail, I know. I see all the homeschoolers around me ramping up for the big event, drafting elaborate unit studies, inspiring excitement and anticipation. And me? […]

Love Bug Essential Oil Diffusers

Happy Valentine’s Day, Friends! For some random reason this year, Clark and Luci have become obsessed with Valentine’s Day.  For weeks, they’ve been asking me, “When is it Valentine’s Day, Mommy?  When is it Valentine’s Day?” They never claimed to have a reason for asking, but I started to think that maybe I needed to step up […]

Clamoring for Kombucha

The first time I tasted kombucha, I almost spat it across the room.  I know that kombucha is a fermented tea drink, but I honestly didn’t expect it to taste like rotting garbage!  Why on earth were all of my health-nut friends clamoring for kombucha, and I couldn’t stand even the smell of it?! It must […]

How to Make Fabulous Cards with your Kids

I’ve officially how seen a wedding invitation on Facebook. Is this what the world is coming to?  I know I’m getting older and sometimes I don’t get the younger generation, but this was a bit much. So much of our communication is done by text and social media.  I can’t even deny that I’m a […]

Like every Mother in the world, my greatest fear is harm coming to my children.  This fear is often over situations that we cannot control.  Over the past few years, however, my understanding of “harm” has evolved.  Harm is not always a catastrophic event.  Harm can be caused by many smaller things, such as a […]

Dinosaur Egg Bath Bombs

Hey guys!  I don’t do this very often, since I don’t have a ton of extra time on my hands, but today I’m guest posting on one of my favorite blogs!  Get yourself over there to check it out at My Joy-Filled Life! We’re talking more about our trip to see the “live” dinosaurs!  We […]