50 Ways to Celebrate Summer (Free Printable)

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There are so many wonderful things you can do in the summer! I have put together a summer bucket list you can do together as a family! *affiliate links included 1.  Have pool party 2.  Go to a Drive In Movie 3. Catch lightening Bugs together, then set them free! 4. Take a nap or read a book in the hammock 5. Blow Bubbles as a family 6. Go for a family night of putt putt … [Read more...]

5 Amazing Gifts for the High School Graduate

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It is that time of year again when the high school seniors in our lives become graduates!  Teenagers are not always the easiest to shop for but there are some things that I think would make wonderful gifts for our graduates that they can use in their years at college or whatever adventure that awaits them!  My oldest child (son) will be a graduate next year so it is nice for me to be brainstorming … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Fire Up Your Kids to do Chores

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It is not easy to get our children to do chores, especially with a good attitude.  However, chores are important, not only for character growth but for teaching them about how to become responsible adults! Here are 10 ways to fire up your kids to do chores! 1.  Make Them – I know this should just be a given but really, so many parents don’t.  They either get worn down with the complaining or … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Help Your Family Through Trials

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There are times life can hit us in unexpected ways!  We can be going on with life just fine and in one moment or one day we can find ourselves in the middle of a difficult journey!  Life is made up of all kinds of experiences.  We will often have joyful events, unexpected surprises, love, and much more but with life also comes heartache, trials, and grief!  That is the cost of liven in a fallen … [Read more...]

Family Devotional Bible

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I love the Word of God!  I am always amazed when I hear people say reading the Bible is boring to them and to be honest I question if they have ever picked it up!  I find the stories fascinating and exciting and there are literally some books of the Bible I can't put down once I start reading!  If you love history it is a treasure load! *affiliate links included It is so important to me that I … [Read more...]

10 Fantastic Mothers Day Gift Ideas

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There are so many ways you can celebrate mom this year for Mother's Day!  Our moms mean so much to us and are worth celebrating, I have put together a list of wonderful Mother's Day gift ideas for you this year! Bath Basket – A basket made to pamper mom would be a great gift!  Bubble Bath, Shower gel, razors, Lotion, and/or anything mom loves to relax with! A special hair appointment, … [Read more...]

10 Things I Want My Daughter to Look for in a Husband

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Talking to our teens about certain issues can sometimes be hard and awkward but it is extremely important that we do it!  We live in a time where the culture will sell our kids a lot of things that are not healthy for them and we want them to take their cues from us, not the world!Talking to our kids about their future spouse's can be one of those tough talks!  However we want them to know how … [Read more...]

May Activities Calendar

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If you are not a subscriber yet make sure you sign up!  You will get a new activity calendar every month in your inbox!  Mayl features several spring/summer things you can do together to connect!   You won’t be able to do all of the activities but if you can just do 2-3 a week it will help you connect as a family! Again, thank you all for being faithful readers-I have some great posts in the works … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Make Memory Making Simple

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As moms we want to create special memories with our kids!  In our minds we have visions of our children thinking back on their child hood with memories of making great things in the kitchen, working on fancy crafts, and having great adventure in travels.  We are bombarded with pinterest worthy ideas, blog posts, and magazines and we can sometimes think if we are not super creative or have a lot of … [Read more...]

April Activities Calendar

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If you are not a subscriber yet make sure you sign up!  You will get a new activity calendar every month in your inbox!  April features several spring things you can do together to connect!   You won’t be able to do all of the activities but if you can just do 2-3 a week it will help you connect as a family! Again, thank you all for being faithful readers-I have some great posts in the works … [Read more...]