• Spring Cleaning

    Spring Cleaning 2021: Changing Of Plan

    Spring is fast approaching. As such, I’m getting the itch to start Spring Cleaning 2021. This year, however, I’m accepting the season of life and instead of trying to force my usual plan for Spring Cleaning 2021 (see links to those checklists below), I’m instead tackling in a whole different way. Each month through the year I’m focusing on a couple large deep clean and/or purge projects, alongside all my usual weekly and monthly chores. So, for example, in the month of January all the hard floors in our house got a good hand scrub along with the baseboards. For February I’m doing a drastic purge of all my kids’…

  • Valentine Theme Matching Game

    Valentines Theme Matching Game

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. As such, I’m preparing our activities for the week leading up to the holiday. Three repeat activities from last year and a new one: Valentines Theme Matching Game! This is another holiday I could really take or leave BUT it provides such a wonderful opportunity to do some Bible lessons on LOVE with my little ones. I fully plan to repeat the activities along with suggested readings and scriptures from last year:Super Simple Sun CatchersHomemade ValentinesValentine Panting Boards And introduce a new activity into the mix for this year. Valentines Theme Matching Game! Valentine Theme Matching Game uses edible conversation hearts to motivate and incentivize…

  • Vision Board: 2021

    You might remember that last year I gave up on New Years Resoltions and set out to, instead, create a vision board. If you don’t remember, or you missed it all together, here is the link to that article where you will find details about why I chose a vision board versus resolutions, how vision boards work (it’s science!), and ideas for getting started. As 2020 draws nearer to a close, I’ve been reflecting over my vision board for the past year…created without any pandemic in mind…and am finding A LOT of what I envisioned for how I wanted to be, feel and accomplish still holds true for 2021. Instead…