Family Fun Night {Part 2} 24 MORE Ideas!

family workout night

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Continuing on from where we left off, here are 24 more ideas for you to consider for your next family fun night. Don’t forget, it doesn’t have to be fancy! Kids just want your attention. Have a video game night I know, I know, we want […]

12 Mod Podge Project Tutorials!

12 mod podge project tutorials

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Mod Poge is a type of craft glue, sealer, and finish. It’s easy to use, just paint on with a brush. I’ve enjoyed using Mod Podge to make decorative jars and labels for homemade gifts and a few handmade signs. But, apparently there’s a crazy amount […]

Teaching Kids to Cook on Their Own (& Easy Nut Butter Cookies)

easiest nut butter cookies

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** When I left home at 18 years of age, I could bake shortbread cookies and make scrambled eggs (in the microwave!). And nothing else. It was a sad state to be in. Thankfully, I’ve learned a few things since then and have even managed to teach […]

Making Chores Fun: The Laundry Game

the laundry game

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Sometimes chores are just plain dreary and overwhelming. If you are willing to be a little silly, you can get through them quickly and have fun doing it. Here is an example: Once upon a time there was a mountain of clean, unfolded laundry on a […]

Do your Kid’s want Email? Here’s a safe way to let them

kids email

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***My kids have begged me for email over the past few months. My oldest is only 11 , so I didn’t feel she should have an unmonitored account. But my greatest concern was all the spam and other questionable stuff that comes through. I was nervous about […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Zingy Spice Mix

Kids in the Kitchen: Zingy Spice Mix

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** My kids love to cook. I think that’s a fairly common thing. Sometimes letting kids cook gets very messy. And sometimes it’s a little dangerous with all the hot pans and sharp knives. One thing I’ve found that is super easy for them to do (and […]

Hamburgers Kids Can Make

hamburgers kids can make

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** The past year I have been blessed with a daughter who has taken off in the kitchen. It is such a help and quite honestly, I’m still amazed at the things she can do! Last night she made burgers. The burger patties are baked in the […]

Frugal Family Fun: Intentional Attention

frugal family fun in the sand

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Today was a good day. We didn’t do anything outstanding, just spent some good time together having fun. Not all days are like this. If I’m being completely honest, even today had it’s moments. Everyone was crying at one point! And I was a little too […]

Family Fun: Make Seed and Bean Art

bean and seed art

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Yesterday my son and I wanted to do something arty. We settled on creating some bean and seed art. (It’s not as fancy as it sounds.) We set up a still life on the dining table and got drawing. I enjoyed sitting beside my son and […]

Family Fun: Have a Family Workout Night!

Family Fun: Have a Family Workout Night

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** I’m not sure how fun having a family workout actually sounds, but it really can be a blast. I promise. It’s also quite hilarious. We are having one tonight! So, just imagine us leaping around the living room. It’s quite a sight, I can assure you. […]