FREE Autumn Joyous Home Journal full of fun projects for Fall.

EXPIRED Autumn Joyous Home Journal

Enjoy a variety of autumn fun for FREE, courtesy of Joyous Home! The Autumn Joyous Home Journal is filled with a nice mix of recipes, articles and homemaking fun. Enjoy a Pumpkin Tea, make a … [Read More...]

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FREE Autumn Joyous Home Journal full of fun projects for Fall.

EXPIRED Autumn Joyous Home Journal

Enjoy a variety of autumn fun for FREE, courtesy of Joyous Home! The Autumn Joyous Home Journal is filled with a nice mix of recipes, articles and homemaking fun. Enjoy a Pumpkin Tea, make a Pumpkin Vine Whistle, embroider autumn napkins. There is a little of something for everyone here! Be sure to see the special […]

Essential Oils are not FDA approved.

Censored by the FDA

With great regret, I must remove the testimonials of our family’s use of essential oils from the blog. Despite the fact that our family has seen “health support” while using alternative therapies, the FDA is placing a tight muzzle on what I can say. (Even that sentence was edited to be more FDA-friendly.) They say that personal […]

A simple way to show your child how much he is loved. Mail him a card. Use a Hallmark Poster Card for added oomph! They are huge!

Send a Card as Big as Your Love with Hallmark Poster Cards for Kids

Do you want to blow your child’s mind? First, send a card addressed to your child (and make sure that they check the mailbox). Then, take it a step further… send a card as big as your love with Hallmark Poster Cards for Kids. I love giving to my children but how do you balance […]

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Creativity and Imagination with a Minnie Mouse Costume

#CollectiveBias #JuniorCelebrates Whether your family participates in Halloween trick or treating or visits your community fall festival, Disney Junior celebrates with you, and gives a great opportunity to nurture your child’s creativity and imagination with fun costumes and party supplies. I love watching my three year old, Ariary, play. Her imagination is growing and I can […]

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Uncle Wiggily Unit Activities and FREE Printables

Uncle Wiggily’s Story Book Unit Activities and Printables

Uncle Wiggily is a classic American character in children’s literature. Written by Howard Garis, volumes of short stories featuring the “bunny rabbit gentlemen” have delighted kids for generations. Some collections are available in the public domain. One of the books still in print is Uncle Wiggily’s Story Book. This is the book we know and […]

Very cute unit study ideas for using the book From Head to Toe by Eric Carle.

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle Unit Study

One of my favorite books to read to children is From Head to Toe by Eric Carle. In the book, children read animal movements and then try them out for theselves. Eric Carle writes, “I am a penguin and I turn my head. Can you do it? I can do it!” The book is simple, […]

Using How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin for a fun seasonal study with upper elementary. Includes free printable pack.

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin Unit Study

It’s fall time and we’ve arrived at the season of the pumpkins! It’s also October which means it’s National Book Month and I’d like to introduce you to a new book we’ve added to our homeschool this year. I was on the hunt for a book I could use with my 4th grader that wasn’t […]

A cute unit study for The Pumpkin Patch Parable with matching printables and fun activities for preschoolers.

The Pumpkin Patch Parable Preschool Unit Study

Fall is officially here where we live in Northern Ontario, and to celebrate fall with all the joy it brings, I created a unit study for a book I recently discovered called The Pumpkin Patch Parable. To be honest, I am not sure that summer ever came, but I am quite happy for the cooler weather and […]

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