How to Teach Children About the Last Supper, Part 2


Last year around this time I wrote an article on how to teach children about the last supper. I didn't want to do the exact same thing as I did last year, so I tweaked the activity a bit. My 4 year old actually came up with a big part of the use Easter eggs in the craft! So, I highly recommend reading about the last supper in the Bible before you begin. Yes, your kids have probably heard the story several times, but it's still important to hear it from God's Word...I guarantee you'll miss out on some important details if you just tell the story from memory! You can also show them … [Continue reading]

10 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Trip to Disney World


I'm so excited to introduce my first guest blogger, my very own brother-in-law, Greg Kaster! He knows Disney World like the back of his hand and has helped many people plan their ultimate Disney vacations...including our family! Anyway, with Spring break coming up, I figured several of you might be heading to Disney, and I thought Greg's wisdom could really help you out. Enjoy! --- You have done the research.  Made the plans.  Finalized your reservations.  It is time.  Time to go on the vacation you have dreamed of for years.  You are going to the land of magic.  The place where dreams … [Continue reading]

Jamberry and Me


So, back in January during all those crazy snow storms I came up with some pretty crazy ideas. The craziest of which was to sell Jamberry Nails! This is so far removed from a decision I would normally make I can still hardly believe it myself. You see, I'm not really wild about all the direct sales … [Continue reading]

DIY Classroom Valentines


It's that time know, time to whip out your paper and scissors and throw together some classroom Valentines. Or, time to go to the store and buy some if the idea of crafting makes you sick to your stomach, lol. And don't feel like you're a bad mother if this is you. I don't know how many … [Continue reading]

40 Ways to Show your Spouse You Love them

The Love Dare -

Last year in honor of Valentine's Day the girls and I completed 28 random acts of kindness throughout the month of February. We had the best time doing it, and if you are looking for a way to teach your kids about loving others I would highly recommend it! This year, I decided to focus on showing … [Continue reading]

A Creative Way to Teach Children About The Calendar

hunk of the month

Who doesn't remember learning about the calendar in preschool and kindergarten? I certainly do, but maybe that's because I have witnessed Ellie learning it, just as I once did, at her preschool. I don't think I will ever get The Days of the Week Song (to the tune of the Adam's Family) out of my … [Continue reading]

A New Direction for Pin With Me a While

A new direction for

So, it’s been awhile since I’ve written a post...5 months to be exact. My life turned crazy after we sold our house. Houses in the Fishers/Noblesville area seemed to be flying off the market, and if we didn’t get to them the first or second day listed, we lost them. My parents graciously allowed us … [Continue reading]

How to Construct an R2-D2 Piñata

R2-D2 Pinata

Not just anyone could say they have constructed their own R2-D2 piñata, but now I can. Per request, I completed one of these for my nephew, "Slammin' Sammy". Apparently, you can't buy them at the store, who knew? If you are throwing a Star Wars bash and decide you too must make this adorable little … [Continue reading]

Fun Ways To Teach Children How To Follow The Rules

Children Obey Lesson Craft

So, I don't know about you, but lately I've been struggling to get my 3 year old to obey me. She's never been the best listener, but as of late she has been fly off the handle out of control. Due to her crazy behavior, I decided to focus on following the rules this week. We try to read a Bible … [Continue reading]

I’ve Been Nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award!

versatile blogger award

Yes, you read that right, I've been nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award. I can't say I fully understand what this is, but I'm flattered nonetheless. In fact, I'm not even sure how you go about winning it. Is it voted on? I couldn't tell you. Ginny Louden, a fellow mommy blogger, of Super Mom … [Continue reading]