Project Life: App Printing

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  Catching Up on Project Life I started out the year full of excitement and full of hope that I would stay up to date on my Project Life Albums. I did really well for the first six weeks or so. And then a few weeks ago, I downloaded the Project Life App on my iPhone. Up until that point, I wasn’t too keen on

Ideas for Spring and Easter

Ideas to Celebrate Spring | A Virtuous Woman

I woke up this morning to sunshine… something that’s been severely lacking in my neck of the woods… all winter long. And the weather. Oh, it feels like spring! I love spring time. My yard fills with blooms, we like to do school outside on blankets, we can enjoy riding the horses again. As Easter or (as I prefer to call it) Resurrection Day approaches,

Ground Hog Day {Homeschool Freebies}

Groundhog Day Homeschool Freebies and Books to Read @

Groundhog’s Day Grounghog’s Day is the perfect time to add some fun integrated learning into your homeschool. You easily create a mini unit featuring, math, reading, science, crafts, and snack ideas to the day fun and memorable. Here are 20 ideas to help you get started! 20 Ideas to help you create a fun mini-unit for Groundhog’s Day in your #homeschool: Click To Tweet Homeschool

Adventure Bag for Boys and Girls

Handmade Adventure Bags for Girls and Boys @

A Life of Adventure I remember when I was kid  I dreamed of living a life of adventure. Being shipwrecked like the Swiss Family Robinson, hunting for treasure like Indiana Jones, solving mysteries like Nancy Drew. As a girl, I loved tromping through the woods on our 12 acre homestead – my imagination wild with ideas of mystery and secrets. As an adult, the greatest

Parrot Chalk Pastels

A Colorful Parrot with Chalk Pastels @

A Colorful Parrot with Chalk Pastels Last week in our homeschool we were reading about the Amazon River and I remembered this technique I had seen for making colorful Parrots with Chalk. You can see my inspiration here at Painted Paper. Check out this easy craft for kids using chalk pastels. Perfect for a rainforest #unitstudy or… Click To Tweet My girls had a great

{Paper Bag} Baby Bird in a Nest Craft

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I originally found this craft over at Kangaroo Boo Blog and adapted it for my needs. When I first saw this craft, I totally fell in love with how sweet it was. I love birds – in fact, I collect birds and you’ll find them tucked on shelves, in corners or on paintings all around my house! This Baby Bird Nest #Craft is simple, sweet,

L is for Lemonade Stand

Printable Lemonade Stand Kit @

Summertime and lemonade just seem to go together. Don’t you think? So, there’s no way I could do a summer fun series without including a Lemonade Stand! Here are some ideas to help your little entrepreneur get started. PLUS, some fun free printables to download! Summertime and lemonade just seem to go together. Don’t you think? Click To Tweet Lemonade Stand Ideas A Vintage Lemonade

ABC’s of Summer Fun {K is for Kite}

ABC's of Summer Fun {K is for Kite} @

ABC’s of Summer Fun You can find all of the posts in this series here. The sun is shining and there’s a nice breeze… what better way to spend a summer afternoon than flying kites? The sun is shining and there’s a nice breeze… let’s spend a summer afternoon flying kites! Click To Tweet There have been several times we have purchased a beautiful kite,

Fingerprint Bug Jar Printable

My Fingerprint Bug Jar {Free Printable} @

My Fingerprint Bug Jar If your children are anything like my girls… they love bugs. This is a fun little craft that you can easily do with your children. Simply print out the sheet – I prefer printing on card stock for durability – and let your children go to work creating bugs of their very own by dipping their fingertips into either a small

My Life Documented Monday #18

My Life Documented Monday {Free Printable Journal Cards for #ProjectLife} @

You can find the My Life Documented Monday series here. My Life Documented Monday We’ve had a rough couple of weeks around our house. My mother-in-law was diagnosed with stage 4 liver and colon cancer. There’s nothing they can do and she’s been failing pretty rapidly – needs constant care now. It’s so sad. She’s come home and we are taking care of her. I