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Black Friday Sale

Since you are saving on gifts this weekend, why not give your homeschool a present with a Meet Penny Premium Membership for only $10? Just use discount code BLACKFRIDAY to save $15 on a Premium … [Read More...]

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Simple DIY Jesse Tree

A Jesse Tree, based on the Scripture in Isaiah 11, is often used during the month of December during Advent and prior to Christmas to trace the lineage of Jesus Christ. Our family has never … [Read More...]

An easy but elegant DIY winter centerpiece using items you probably already have. Super frugal way to decorate for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Eve.

DIY Elegant Winter Centerpiece

The holidays are such a wonderful time to enjoy delicious food, close friends and family, and beautiful decorations. No place brings them all together like our dining room table, which is why it is … [Read More...]

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The Greatest Gift by Ann Voskamp

Celebrating the Greatest Gift with Ann Voskamp

Thank you to my friends at Tyndale House Publishers for sponsoring this post. Opinions are all mine. If you have never read the work of Ann Voskamp, let me be the first to invite you to get to know her, an artist of an author who can weave words of education and encouragement into an […]

Day by day list of ideas to use with your Jesse Tree.

Jesse Tree Ornaments, Printables, and More

This year, our family will be celebrating the season with a simple DIY Jesse Tree and Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas by Ann Voskamp. If you are looking for a spiritual way to savor the season of Christmas, consider using these ideas to create a Jesse Tree of your own: Ornaments for Each […]

easy DIY jesse tree cardboard washi tape

Simple DIY Jesse Tree

A Jesse Tree, based on the Scripture in Isaiah 11, is often used during the month of December during Advent and prior to Christmas to trace the lineage of Jesus Christ. Our family has never used a Jesse Tree during our Christmas before, but were blessed to receive a copy of Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: […]

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Marie Callender’s Comforts from Home Supports Troops

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marie Callender’s for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My family has a long history of military service, and I respect those who serve in the United States Armed Forces in anyway that I can. For instance, I was on a plane flying home […]

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Links to create a Veteran's Day unit study and a printable pack of worksheets and activities for PreK-4th grade

Veteran’s Day Unit Study with Patriotic Printable Pack

Veteran’s Day is November 11th, and before this quiet occasion slips by, let’s take the opportunity to teach our children about those who have served and are serving to keep our country free. Hands-On Learning Activities Veteran’s Day flip book at Ms. Winston’s Blog Veteran’s Day poems at Apples for the Teacher Veteran’s Day coloring […]

Good Night Gorilla Preschool Unit Study Ideas

Goodnight, Gorilla Unit Study

One of our family’s favorite children’s books is Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathman. This book becomes a marvelous unit study for young children. With miniature puppets, copywork, matching and memory games, easy color and character matching, it will be great fun and learning for your preschooler, toddler or kindergartner. Our family happens to have two copies […]

Great preschool unit study ideas. Love the boots!

Big Sarah’s Little Boots Preschool Unit Study

One of my favorite things to do with my children is sit and read together. We have logged countless hours on the couch together or snuggled on the bed reading wonderful stories that have inspired their imaginations and opened up great learning moments along the way. For my preschool children learning is a natural extension […]

A fun unit study based on Do You Know Which One Will Grow

Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow Unit Study

When we first discovered Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow, we were in love. It was a building block award nominee a couple years ago and was definitely one of our favorites on the list. Do You Know Which One Will Grow takes your child through a series of questions asking if certain things […]

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