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Simple Christmas Home Tour

Simple Christmas Home Tour So I’ve hesitated to write a post like this because all of the home tours I’ve seen on blogland that are amazing. But I thought others might feel the same way, who are also looking for ways to decorate their house–simply.  So here’s our simple Christmas décor! A lot of our […]

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Nativity Craft from Toilet Paper Tubes

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. By now you’ve probably realize that I love TP tube crafts.  We use them A LOT, the last thing I made was a barn yard & farm animals that was used so much that it literally fell apart. This is our second […]

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Gingerbread Man Theme Christmas Tree

Do you have a Christmas tree tradition?  Do you cut your own?  Decorate together?  I love the scent of a fresh tree so our tradition has always been to either cut our own or pick out a fresh tree.  Here in this picture we are bringing it home. It’s taller than my 6.2 hubby.  I was […]

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Cinnamon Salt Dough Ornaments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The scent of cinnamon is one of the aromas that whisks me away to my childhood.  I can see my mom stirring the Ponche (a festive punch around Navidad) and flipping the Buñuelos (crispy cinnamon sugar fried dough) in […]

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Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger

Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger This book by Jane Chapman is such a sweet and funny story of a mouse looking for a home.  I seriously, got teary eyed reading it through this sweet book. So we made a manger ornament craft to go with our book! Before kicking off our […]

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Christmas Glitter Play Dough

We love playing with play dough at our house.  Before figuring out how to make no cook play dough I usually hesitated to make it when my boys would ask for it because getting out a pot seemed like a big commitment, ha.  But now that I’ve been using our Awesome & Easy No Cook […]

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Preschool Christmas Activity: Alphabet Play Dough Tree

On Wednesdays, we work with a group of teen moms doing parenting classes and showing them a skill so they can earn some extra money on the side. My boys mostly play while I work and chat with the moms. But today my toddler wanted to help me because I was teaching the moms how […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar Free Printable

12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar Free Printable is my  newest creation!  There’s a bible reading plan, an activity, songs, recipes and acts of kindness tied into our day as we celebrate the birth of our Savior! I actually made this advent calendar about 4 years ago for my kiddos but I’m finally getting around to making […]

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Christmas Countdown: 25 Days of Books

Traditions are so much fun especially around this time of the year.  One of our family favorites that’s really simple to put together has been our Christmas Book Countdown.  We’ve done this tradition since my first born was two years old with the exception for one year when we had just moved to another country. We’ve […]

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Gratitude Family Game & Activity

This game is like Headbanz but with a Thanksgiving twist to it. We are kicking off our focus on all things gratitude today.  We started off the morning by baking muffins for the Sunday school teachers at church and tonight we’ll play this game where we can practice gratitude and also have fun together. I thought […]

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Holiday Giveaway

I’m teaming up with some fabulous bloggers from our weekly Mom’s Library link up party to bring you this awesome Holiday Giveaway just in time for Christmas. We really appreciate you stopping in each week to check out all the amazing resources from moms like you. 5 weeks of giveaways are coming at you worth […]

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Free Thanksgiving Printables

Studying the first Thanksgiving is a great way to kickoff this month! As you know I teach my kids ranging from preschool – fourth grade so I’m always looking for ways to overlap on topics and subjects.  So for the next couple of weeks we will be briefly touching on the first Thanksgiving and the […]

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Nature Walk Craft: Pine Cone Pets

It’s that time of the year, for nature hikes and camping! So after your Thanksgiving feast go on a walk and have the little ones pick up pinecones for a craft when they get back home.  It’s really easy to make and they turned out so adorable. I teamed up with some other fabulous bloggers from […]

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Last Minute No Sew Wizard of Oz Costumes

Last Minute No Sew Wizard of Oz Costumes I’ve been  trying to figure out what I’m going to wear tonight to our girls night out costume party. I received lots of great suggestions on my Facebook Page. I especially liked this one, After much consideration I came up with the idea of a no-sew Dorothy costume. […]

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Edible Science: Spider Web Snack

Edible Science: Spider Web Snack Easy fun snacks totally make my day and my kids day.  We’re studying spiders in science so I made these with my boys.  I didn’t go into too much detail for the spider’s body in our snack so it doesn’t have 8 legs or 8 eyes but the kids were […]

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Fall Snack with Edible Paint

Fall Snack with Edible Paint Last weeks preschool theme which I haven’t blogged about (sorry it was a CRAZY week with lots of drama) was on All Things Fall and P is for Pumpkin.  It was also my week to host our preschool co-op so I made lots of pumpkin shaped pb & j’s for the […]

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Fall Leaves Letter Learning Activity

When I used to teach preschoolers back in the day, this is one of the activities I did with them. They loved it! My son loved it!  I’ve left his tree up because we turned it into an educational letter learning activity and wrote the letters he’s been learning on them. I’ll share the fun song […]

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Pumpkin Investigation Activities

Pumpkin Investigation Activities {Science & Art} We went to the market and picked out our pumpkins!  The kids have been begging me to get pumpkins so we did, I’m not sure if they’ll make it until Halloween. This whole week we focused on all things pumpkin in our homeschool.  The kids loved it and hopefully […]

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