Bedtime Book for Dogs: Book Review and Giveaway


    *Sorry!  This giveaway has ended.  Check back every Monday for another great giveaway!*   The Bedtime Book for Dogs by Bruce Littlefield is the first book of its kind.  It is meant to be read by your child to your dog. It really is a sweet concept and our dog Sage especially loved the extra attention she has gotten before bedtime reading this book.  The boys obvio … [ Keep reading… ]

A Lesson Learned: Honor?


After reading this article about the scathing book that Martha Stewart's daughter recently wrote about her childhood as the domestic diva's daughter, it seems to be a trend (especially among celebrities) to blame your parents for all your problems. I'm sure my kids wouldn't have any trouble filling the pages of a book with all my flaws, poor judgements, and mistakes as a parent! But I would … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

Flower Transpiration

Forty-nine wonderful ideas were shared last week.  Here are just a few... Science Sparks shares a wonderful experiment for adding colors to flowers (or even celery) through transpiration! Make your own Scratch and Sniff picture over at the Mud Pie Makers.  This would be an excellent "smell" activity for a unit on the five senses! Find out how to create this fun number game (using items y … [ Keep reading… ]

Weekend Giveaway: Paint Your Own Halloween Bobble Heads


*Sorry, this giveaway has ended.  Check back every Monday for another great giveaway.* Craft Project Ideas recently sent us this fun Paint-Your-Own Halloween Bobble Heads kit.  This kit is part of their limited edition Halloween Activity Kits that can now be found at most Walmart stores. The age recommendation is 6+, so I was a little concerned that this would be too much for Big Brother.   … [ Keep reading… ]

Winners of the Tina Steinberg Gift Certificates


The winners of the two $75 gift certificates to are: Comment #99:  Ashley D. who said, "I shared this giveaway on my FB page." and Comment #138:  Cindy who said, "I definitely love the “chosen” ones! We learned so much about our adoption as sons and daughters of Christ, when we were in the process of adopting our little girl. It really is an amazing thoug … [ Keep reading… ]

Drive-Thru Printable

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Have you ever had the urge to pay for someone's meal in the car behind you just to be nice?  But maybe you thought they would think you were a crazy stalker?  Well, here's a solution!  Print out a couple of these Drive Thru Notes to keep in your car for the next time you get a hankerin' to pay it forward! … [ Keep reading… ]