I have a middle schooler this year <gasp!> and it’s a whole new ball game, let me tell you. We went to orientation night a few weeks before school started and I came home with a headache – I can only imagine the stress on the kids themselves. New territory. New rules. Multiple classes and […]

This whole month we’ve been concentrating on getting our kids ready for school and preparing them to have the best year ever! Today, I have a fun little experiment to stretch those brain muscles that have been lounging on the couch all summer (at least in my house they have!) My boys love anything to […]

“Dogs: The only thing on Earth that loves you more than you love yourself!” – Josh Billings In our family, our petsĀ are as near and dear to our hearts as our very own children. I mean, they don’t talk back, they ask no questions, they’re always happy to see you, they never seem to be […]

All over the U.S. it’s back to school time! This means, school supplies, new outfits, new backpacks and pictures!!! The pictures are so cute and its so great to see the growth and change from the first day of school to the last day of school! For the past few years, I have purchased signs […]

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I continue on my mission to find inexpensive gifts for the new teachers, to brighten their day, to excite my kids in that they get to give their new teachers a little something to say thank you. First I made the flower pens, but teachers need more than pens, they grade with sharpies and they […]

Back to School Simple Pencil Pouch

Back to school time is almost here, can you believe it?? This summer has flown by for us and we are already looking at buying school supplies. Between pencils, pens, notebooks, and folders, the price of things can really add up. As a teacher, I noticed that many school supply items look similar and if […]

August is almost here and that means it’s time to buy school clothes, backpacks and school supplies! I can easily spend HUNDREDS of dollars on everything, even if I find super sweet deals! I am buying for 2 kids and in another couple of years, I will have a third to buy for! Many of […]

Well, everyone, it’s finally happened. A month and a half into summer break and my kids are officially BORED. Honestly, they lasted a lot longer than I expected. Ha! With that being said, I went on my crafty Pinterest board to see what we could do. You know the one. All the adorable crafts you […]

DIY Hard to Find Decorations

When Zion’s 4th birthday started to closer we figured he was old enough now for him to decide on his own what theme he wanted. Well, we were’t surprised when he picked Plants vs Zombies. Now some of you are probably wondering, “um, what is that?” To answer, it is a game that can be […]