Christmas Memory Game

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One of Big Brother's favorite games to play is Memory.  I thought it would be fun to make him a memory game with things we see this time of year...wreaths, lights, Christmas trees, etc. My only problem was that my printer is running low on ink, therefore leaving the cards looking dull and faded.  Here is how both pages should look:   Big Brother didn't seem to mind, though...the … [ Keep reading… ]

Giveaway: Toddler Bundle from Prince Lionheart

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*Sorry!  This giveaway has ended.  Check back every Monday for another great giveaway!* Prince Lionheart is sponsoring this week's giveaway, with 3 products perfect for parents of toddlers!  I have been so pleased with the quality of the Prince Lionheart products we have.  Here are the three products included in this holiday bundle giveaway! boosterPOD: The boosterPOD is the perfect … [ Keep reading… ]

In Lieu of Christmas Cards…

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Everybody loves getting Christmas cards in the mail this time of year.  I love proudly displaying the faces of our friends and family in our home.  But what do you do with all the Christmas Cards you receive each year after Christmas is over?  I'm sure some people have creative ways of preserving them (making a flip-book, putting them in a scrapbook, etc.), but the majority of us probably just … [ Keep reading… ]

A Lesson Learned: All of Me

I recently heard a song on KLOVE that has been totally captivating my thoughts.  It's called "All of Me" by Matt Hammitt: (Can't see the video?  Go here.) I heard the song and immediately had to download it.  I related to the song immediately by wanting to give 'all of me' to God.  But it wasn't until later, when I heard the story behind the song, that it truly spoke to me.   Go watch … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

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Lots of great ideas were shared last week.  Here are just a few: MomsTown Calgary North shares this cute idea for making an Alphabetical Advent Calendar:  Christmas Activities from A-Z. Our boys would absolutely love this letter hammering from What's Fun Today?  What a great way to promote learning and fun! Have you ever wondered what exactly 'curds and whey' are in the "Little Miss … [ Keep reading… ]

Toddler Time: Sorting (and Counting) Ornaments

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Before we go any further, let me preface:  Do not use ornaments that are special or sentimental to you.  And obviously, no glass. Okay, now that we've got that out of the way... We used some drum ornaments that I bought for 30 cents each at Dollar General last year after Christmas.   I dumped them in a bowl and Little Brother and I attempted to sort them by … [ Keep reading… ]