Our Chore & Routine System {Vlog}

My son and I created a vlog on how our chore & routine system works.  This system kills 2, well really 3, birds with one stone.  Not only does it help them complete their daily chores, it also regulates electronic time, and helps teach saving/spending principles. I came up with this system about 2 years ago, and have loved how well it has worked for our family.  We were really looking for 2 big things with our kids at the {Read More}

Spring Fun Giveaway WINNER!!!

  It is time to announce the winner for my little spring fun giveaway!!  Exciting times here! I had fun hosting this giveaway, and know our winner is going to enjoy her book!! To those that didn’t win this time, thank you for participating!  I hope to host another giveaway in the not-too-far-away-future, so stay tuned!  🙂 And now, with out further delay….. Random.org {well, I actually believe God 🙂 } chose: True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result:17 Powered {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday – Spring Jumping

I love watching my kids jump on the trampoline…..so much joy!   Be sure to check out and enter my SPRING GIVEAWAY this week!!

Spring Has Sprung, and I Feel A Give-Away Coming On!

This giveaway is now closed.  Winner will be announce by 11:59pm cst, Fri. 3/18/11 I don’t know what it is….but I just have a hankerin’ to give something away right now!! Ok, so last week, I got these 3 books in the mail, that I ordered off of my Amazon wish-list.  And I am telling you these are 3 awesome books.  I obviously haven’t read all three of them, all the way yet!  However, having  just started them, I am {Read More}

Sleeping Angel Contest update

   Well, it is with deep sorrow that I bring you the disheartening news that my photo of Zoe sleeping did not make it into the 20 finalists in the 5 Minutes for Mom contest.  🙁   After crying for hours upon hours, I am finally over it! Ok, so not really, I am totally kidding! BUT my GREAT friend Erica’s photo DID make it to the finalists!!!  Yay!  Please hop on over and check it out and vote for {Read More}

Helpful Tips

   Would you love to learn of a way to keep your home clean in just 19 minutes a day?  Check out this helpful article from Shine by Yahoo!         Also a friend passed on this site to me, and I thought it would be helpful to other homeschool families.  It is a site that posts new homeschool freebies daily including many interesting ebooks.    Enjoy!

Sleeping Angel Contest

       5 Minutes for Mom is hosting a fun photo contest to win a bedroom furniture set, so OF COURSE, I had to enter and try for the chance to win! 😉 This picture was taken in Cancun, when Zoe was the flower girl in my sister-in-law’s wedding.  She was exhausted from the events of the day, so I layed her in the hammock!   I am totally hoping to win the  Lily Rose  set for Zoe!  It would be great {Read More}

BIMW Giveaway #2 ~ Shopping For Time

FINAL UPDATE:  I did hear from Sarah last night, and she is now our confirmed winner!  A huge congrats to her!!  Sorry to #33 if I got your hopes up!  🙂   UPDATE:  Hi to all of my giveaway participants!!  I am still waiting to hear back from Sarah Berry!  I will be awarding the prize to the next person on the random number list if I have not heard back from her by the end of today (August 6th)!  {Read More}

BIMW Giveaway #1 ~ Boutique Tutu

THE WINNER IS… PATTI from The Dirty Work who said, ” This would be so much fun for my daughter! I’d love to see her twirling around in it!” Congratulations Patti!  I hope your daughter enjoys twirling in her new tutu!!   (Here were the top five randomly chosen) Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 10 169 64 87 18 COMMENTS ARE NOW CLOSED!  Thanks for participating!  The winner will be randomly selected through random.org, and announced tomorrow!!  {Read More}

A Fresh Look

   Notice anything different?  I thought it was time to change my blog’s look just a smidgen.  What do you think?  Does she look pretty?    I got this very cool looking header from THIS website…I just added my verse to it!  They have some really neat free blog headers for wordpress or blogger.  If you are interested in finding a new, free look for your blog go check them out!!

Make Your Own Homeschool ID Cards

  I wanted to let all of my homeschooling readers know about this great website where you can create a teacher and/or student homeschool ID card for free!  They are very professional looking! Here is the link: http://www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/homeschool.com-id/?source=HCOM Often times to get one of the many educator discounts at stores you must have a teacher ID, and this is the perfect way to make one!  I just made mine, and I was impressed!  You can add your school name, photo, and {Read More}

Summer Days Contests

      Just a quick note to let you in on the fun summer contests going on over at 5 Minutes for Mom for about the next week or so!  Go check it out!

Contest Results are In!!!

Are you ready to find out the winners of the my two prizes?  I used random.org to randomly choose the winners! First for Giveaway #1 (the TUTU), there were a total of 151 entries including all extra credit entires!! The winner of the custom made TUTU is…. KATIE… who said “Would love to get the tutu for my daughter she loves pink and would look so cute. Thanks.”   For Giveaway #2, there were a total of 77 entries including {Read More}

200th Post ~ Time For Some Giveaway Fun!

  ***Edited 4/26/08 – The contest officially ended at 11:59pm CST on Friday, 4/25.  All entries that were in before the deadline will be counted.  Comments are now closed.  I originally said I would announce the winner by 6pm on 4/26 ~ but it has been a busy day today 🙂 , so I will announce the winner by 11pm cst today, 4-26!  I can’t wait to let you know who the winners are!!!*** ***Edited To Add: I didn’t realize {Read More}

I won…

something from the Bloggy Giveaways!  Yea!  I am very excited! I won April’s giveaway over at Question the Culture for a Phil Keaggy CD – Acoustic Sketches. Here is her description of it: “This album is a collection of instrumental pieces that are just lovely and was #37 on the list of the top 100 Acoustic Guitar Albums of all time.” I didn’t really know much about Phil Keaggy (other than “I think he is some type of Christian artist or something…”) until a few {Read More}