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St Patricks Day Recipes – Irish Soda Bread {Monday Meals}

St Patricks Day Recipes – Irish Soda Bread {Monday Meals}

A few weeks ago, I tried a new bread recipe.  I thought Irish Soda Bread would be one of a few St Patricks Day recipes to share with you. If I made this again, I would cook it about 5 minutes less.  It wasn’t dry, but I’d like it to be a bit moist. I… Continue Reading

St Patricks Day Activities for Kids & Recipes

St Patricks Day Activities for Kids & Recipes

Well, St. Patricks Day is in 1 week…next Tuesday!  How will you tie-in St Patricks Day activities for kids with your homeschool? Here are several St Patricks Day activities for kids and a few delicious recipes. Enjoy! St Patricks Day Activities for Kids  (Reading, Writing, Math, Notebooking, Printables) St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph… Continue Reading

Cute Halloween Desserts – Recipes {Monday Meals}

Cute Halloween Desserts – Recipes {Monday Meals}

My grown up kids laughed when they saw one of my cute halloween desserts on Sunday.  So easy…and very yummy! I think the ice cream makes it! Chocolate or Vanilla Pudding (made according to directions) Sprinkle Oreo crumbs in bottom of dish. Add large scoop of pudding.  Top with large scoop of ice cream (vanilla… Continue Reading

Easter Treats – Birds Nests {Monday Meals}

Easter Treats – Birds Nests {Monday Meals}

I still remember the first time we made Easter bird nests.  Hunter & I were making them.  He loved forming the mixture into nests . . . and eating them afterwards.  Yesterday I told Hunter & Gentry I needed to make bird nests for my blog.  They both grinned at me and reminded me how… Continue Reading

Valentines Day Recipes

Valentines Day Recipes

We’ve always celebrated Valentines Day as a family. I don’t like going out because it’s so crowded and not very romantic. Plus, my parents celebrated Valentines Day with us as a family. So, I followed their lead. Today, Steve & I started the day with a yummy Valentine breakfast of stuffed french toast.  Since it… Continue Reading

Valentines Day Ideas for Kids {Round Up}

Valentines Day Ideas for Kids {Round Up}

Valentines Day is next weekend.  Are you looking for some fun & simple Valentines Day ideas for kids? Here are some of our favorites. 5 Ways to have a Family Valentines Day Fun Daddy Daughter Date Ideas {Valentines Ideas} 10 Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Young & Older Kids Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Kids… Continue Reading

3 Epiphany Traditions from our Family

3 Epiphany Traditions from our Family

Actually, I didn’t know what Epiphany was until our kids were older. Even so, we formed some family traditions that I’ve continued. We also had some Epiphany traditions that I didn’t even realize we were doing. Christmas Thank You Notes We used the time between Christmas & Epiphany to learn thankfulness.  Our kids wrote thank… Continue Reading

4th of July Snacks – Firecracker Favors {Monday Meals}

4th of July Snacks – Firecracker Favors {Monday Meals}

So, this isn’t exactly a meal, but it sure is a cute snack to have this July 4th.  Your family & friends will love these 4th of July snacks. Your kids will love making these snack-crafts I’ll let the pictures tell the story. I started with 1 1/2″ strip but changed to 2″. It looks… Continue Reading

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Recipe {Monday Meals}

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Recipe {Monday Meals}

Last weekend I spoke at Teach Them Diligently in Atlanta. On the first evening, I met my brother-in-law & sister-in-law for dinner at PF Changs.  By the time I arrived, they already had lettuce wraps.  Oh, so yummy! When I got home, I was working on a menu for this week & saw a recipe… Continue Reading

Easter Snacks & Lessons for Kids

Easter Snacks & Lessons for Kids

On our last day of Bible School in El Salvador, we are telling the story of Easter, by using colors. I found this from a variety of Easter lessons for kids on Danielle’s Place of Crafts. The kids are coloring a stained glass sheet, one color at a time. Robyn used each color to tell… Continue Reading