Easter Thoughts, Crafts, Decorations…

Hello my Lovelies! I adore Easter. I have been spending much of my time making Easter Decorations, prepping Easter foods, searching stores for Easter decorations and teaching my children about Jesus dying on the cross and rising again for the sins of everyone in the whole world. A couple of years ago I decided that … Continue reading Easter Thoughts, Crafts, Decorations…

New Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

Happy Valentine's Day!! I never really cared much for Valentine's Day in the past, but with all that's going on in the world, it's nice to have an excuse to celebrate, and change the pace of a week. So here we are anticipating Valentine's Day! My kids have three Valentine's Day parties in the next … Continue reading New Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

Laundry Wars – Make Chores Fun!

New Year, New Habits! Seven months before my husband and I decided to switch from public school to homeschooling I sat on a beach in Florida and talked with a lovely stranger, a mom of seven who homeschools, and told her that I would never ever homeschool. I told her she was crazy. Although, she … Continue reading Laundry Wars – Make Chores Fun!

Food Art for Kids

For Christmas last year my Mother-in-Law gave me the Book-To-Table Classics version of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. If you haven't heard of Book-to-Table Classics, each book (I believe they have made A Christmas Carol and Pride and Prejudice so far) contains the full novel interspersed with recipes from celebrity chefs. Each page is … Continue reading Food Art for Kids

Christmas Crafting with Your Cricut

Do you know what I love about having a Cricut? I can make gorgeous personalized gifts. I can MAKE gifts that other people pay full price for. I love using my Cricut to make gifts, and I love when people look at me, shocked that I'm able to create that by myself...okay, with my Cricut's … Continue reading Christmas Crafting with Your Cricut

Train Ride to the Countryside – Imaginative Play

A Tribute to My Nanny On Monday my precious Nanny passed away. Nanny was an amazing storyteller, and the number one subject we grandkids wanted to hear about was her own life. Nanny grew up in London, England in the 1930s, and when World War Two began she, along with her brother and sister, were … Continue reading Train Ride to the Countryside – Imaginative Play

The Christmas Shoppe – But First We Craft

Welcome to my But First We Craft Shop! Merry Christmas! Here you'll find find my new obsessions: handcrafted earrings and cozy, funny Roots socks! I've carefully curated my Christmas shop, and I really hope you find something perfect for the women in your life. To order these earrings please send me a private message through … Continue reading The Christmas Shoppe – But First We Craft