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Garden Printables ~ Free Charts & Planners Plus Activities For Kids

We just purchased some broccoli plants (a first for us) and a tomato plant, and we have some seed packets waiting for us on the kitchen counter.  Tomorrow is supposed to be a nice day, so hopefully we can start our little garden! Enjoy these garden-themed printables – there are …

Verse of the Week ~ Exodus 15:2 (Free Printable)

  The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father’s God, and I will exalt Him. – Exodus 15:2 Click on the image above or the thumbnail below to download, print, or save this free …

Verse of the Week ~ Psalm 56:11 (Free Printable)

In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me? – Psalm 56:11 (NKJV) This week’s scripture verse printable can be downloaded and saved by right-clicking on the image above and choosing “Save Image As” from the menu.  To print, click on …

Verse of the Week ~ Zephaniah 3:17 (Free Printable)

Reviewing the Really Woolly® 12 Little Blessings book reminded me of one of my favorite verses: The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with …

Verse of the Week ~ Philippians 4:6 (Free Printable)

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God… ~ Philippians 4:6, NKJV Click on the image above or the link below to download, print, or save to your computer. Enjoy! Download the Philippians 4:6 Free Printable Image …

Verse of the Week ~ Matthew 11:28 (Free Printable)

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28, NIV Click on the image above or the link below to download, print, or save to your computer. Download the Matthew 11:28 Free Printable Image by Marilyn Peddle on flickr.com, used …

Empty: A Couple’s Study of Marriage – A Review

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post; however, my opinions are entirely my own and based on a personal reading of the book.  I am an affiliate of Amazon.com, and will receive a small commission if the links on this page are used to make a purchase. A Compassionate Look …

Verse of the Week ~ Joshua 1:9 (Free Printable)

The cold and flu season has hit our household, along with unusually cold weather here in Alabama.  Some days, I can feel the fatigue settling in like it is never going to go away.  This verse is going on my refrigerator door.  It gives me hope…may it refresh you, too! …

New Free Online Craftsy Class: Complete Knife Skills with Brendan McDermott

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Verse of the Week ~ Psalm 103:8 (Free Printable)

Welcome to the verse of the week!  This verse reminds me of God’s attitude towards me, and helps me with my attitude during those trying times. (Like bedtime….does anyone’s child just go to sleep when you ask them to…?) The Lord is compassionate and gracious; slow to anger, abounding in …

Valentines Day Fun For Kids

One of our annual traditions is planning and hosting a Valentines Day party for my daughter, nieces, and friends.  We have party food, of course, like cupcakes or cookies, and do a craft.  Last year, my preschooler and I made these easy Valentine Peanut Butter Butterscotch Rice Krispies Treats for …

Verse of the Week ~ Psalm 62:5 (Free Printable)

My preschooler is learning and memorizing new scripture each week in Sunday School and in AWANA, and she is so proud when she can recite a verse with little or no help!  I’m so glad she is getting an early start in a fun environment.  We sit down together each …

2nd Annual Apple Festival ~ Recipes and Crafts

Cotton Ridge Homeschool Welcomes You to the 2nd Annual Apple Festival! Organized by Budget Earth & A Spectacled Owl It’s that time of year again everyone – the time where we are picking apples and enjoying many yummy fall fruits and vegetables from the autumn harvest. With so many delicious …

Why Family Dinners Are Still So Important

In the past, the question of families eating together wouldn’t even be an issue, as it would simply be a given. However, in the modern society less and less families eat meals together.  During the day each member of the family may be out doing different activities and mixing with …

A Traditional Fall Treat: Hot Apple Cider Recipe from Little Passports

Fall is here…time for hot apple cider!  Help your children make their own with this kid-friendly recipe, courtesy of Little Passports.  Preschoolers and kindergarteners can help tie up the spices in cheesecloth, and older children can help stir the cider while it’s cooking! If you have older children (5 – …

A Great Budgeting Tool – Custom Prepaid Visa Cards from Card.com

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