Winner of the Coordinating Paintings

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The winner of the coordinating paintings from the Mud Pie Makers is... Comment #96:  Carla Reed who said, "I LOVE the color of these art pieces!" Congrats!  You'll be receiving an e-mail from me shortly. A special thanks to the Mud Pie Makers for sponsoring this great giveaway and to each of you for entering!   … [ Keep reading… ]

The Lazy Mom’s Guide to Doing Laundry

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  One thing that irritates me more than anything is washing and matching socks. A sock inevitably gets lost. It takes a million years for me to "triple roll" all those socks. I can't differentiate one boy's socks from another, therefore they get put in the wrong place. After a sock-less summer, I was sharing my upcoming laundry woes with my husband (who hates doing laundry even … [ Keep reading… ]

M is for Monster

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Use the letter "m" to make a unique monster!  All you need is a piece of cardboard, some fuzzy fabric (cut into squares), wiggly eyes, glue and a sharpie. 1. Take a piece of cardboard and using a Sharpie, write the letter "m".   2.  Let your child glue the fuzzy fabric pieces onto the letter m.  You'll go through lots of glue!   3.  Add the googly eyes and any other acc … [ Keep reading… ]

Playdough Monsters

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This was Big Brother's favorite monster activity yet!  He spent over an hour playing with the playdough monsters...which is like an eternity in little boy time!  We used wiggly eyes (sent to us by Craft Project Ideas), pipe cleaners, and some uncooked spaghetti! Here are just a few of our many creations creatures...           Like th … [ Keep reading… ]

Finding Triumph in the Midst of Tragedy: Kelly’s Story

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  Today we are starting a new series titled "Finding Triumphs in the Midst of Tragedies."  As someone who has experienced a loss, I can tell you that it is often hard to find the "triumphs" when you are knee deep in a tragedy.  I am constantly reassured by Romans 8:28, however:  "And in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose."  G … [ Keep reading… ]