Even though the summer doesn’t actually begin until June 20th this year, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of the the summer season around here. For many people, the weekend is full of grilling, picnics, playing by the pool or boating on the lake, and camping. Regardless of the activity though, we always [...]
Welcome Back to Mingle Monday! I am so excited about Thanksgiving week finally being here! Since Little Buddy was first born, I’ve taken the weeks between his birthday and Thanksgiving to write a letter to myself about our time together. I love to read back through the previous years’ letters realizing how much [...]
We’d rush through our baths, barely drying off in a hurry to get our nightgowns and slippers on and back downstairs before it started. Mama would have made supper early so that our night wouldn’t be “interrupted” and we could find our favorite spots in front of the television before the first scenes of the [...]
Welcome Back to Mingle Monday! Last week, we took a short break to remember and observe 9/11, but this week – we’re back in full swing!!! Since I didn’t get to highlight some of the favorite things that caught my eye last week, I thought I’d share with you a few things that have caught [...]
We love making crafts during the holidays. Especially those crafts you know will become treasured heirlooms you hang on your tree each year. Just like with our salt dough ornaments, these cinnamon applesauce ornaments are a fun craft to make with your family in the kitchen.
Congratulations to #18-Nikki for winning the Educational Materials Giveaway from Currclick! Contact me with your shipping information and I’ll get the information to the wonderful folks at CurrClick! Enjoy!
Today is the last day to submit your recipe for the Jimmy Dean Crumble Rumble for a chance to win a trip to the Rachael Ray Show in New York City! How You Enter: Submit two recipes using Jimmy Dean Hearty Sausage Crumbles. One recipe must be a breakfast recipe. The second recipe is up [...]
Have you seen the new Jimmy Dean’s Sausage Crumbles? I first heard of them this summer while I was in NYC for BlogHer and met the sweet folks with Jimmy Dean. Remember, the Sun! What a great idea. I thought it would be perfect in my mini sausage quiches and especially good in my simple [...]
Today we’re celebrating two special days in our homeschool – Apple Day and the invention of the light bulb. Haven’t heard of apple day? Don’t worry, I’d not heard of it either until recently. According to what I’ve read, apple day began in 1990 in London as a day to celebrate apples and apple orchards [...]
Have I told y’all how much I love Swagbucks? It’s a pretty cool deal where you earn points toward prizes and gift cards just by searching on the internet. And believe me, I’m already searching. So using Swagbucks as my search engine is really a no brainer, especially with their toolbar. Super simple. Well, now [...]