R is for Reading Challenge

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R is for Reading Challenge I am so thankful that all of my kids love to read books. I didn't love reading books until I was about 12 years old, but from the time I first fell in love with books I never stopped. And it was a summer reading challenge program that first gave me a love for reading! Today I'm sharing a great list of Free Summer Reading Programs along with some book lists and printables for kids. [Tweet "Check out these great ideas for #summer reading for kids!"] Just … [Read more...]

Pineapple Lemonade

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This is the perfect beverage for summer time. Refreshing and light. I know you'll love this recipe! Pineapple Lemonade 4 C of pureed pineapple 1 C agave 1 C water 3 lemons, juiced 3 C cold water 6 C ice cubes 1. Put pineapple in a bowl add the 1/2 C agave. Stir ingredients and allow to sit for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. 2. Puree pineapple with agave until all of the chunks are gone. 3. Pour the other 1/2 C of agave into a large pitcher. Add the cold water and fresh lemon … [Read more...]

Our Summer Lunch Boxes

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Our Summer Lunch Box for the Pool A few days ago I was at Target and found these sets on clearance sale. I've been using the Easy Lunch Boxes for about two years, but when I saw these, I was sold on the fact that the lunch boxes came with their own reusable ice packs. Now, obvioulsy, I could have just bought a few ice packs to carry with my Easy Lunch Boxes {which I still love and plan to continue using}, but I also liked the fact that these individual containers had leak proof lids, something … [Read more...]

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

This post brought to you by eBay. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Virtuous Woman. How to Plan the Perfect Picnic I'm so glad it's summer. At our house summer means enjoying the outdoors to the fullest. It also means eating outside a lot. In fact, we eat lunches outside in our yard - just for fun on an ordinary day. We love to eat poolside during our weekly jaunts to Natural Tunnel State Park. We like to pull over while traveling and enjoy a meal at a park or even a … [Read more...]

Our Summer Schedule

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Our Summer Schedule In my book, summer is all about having fun and making memories. One of the reasons I love being a stay at home {work at home} mom is that I get to choose my own schedule. Since my husband is a pastor, his schedule is flexible, too. Well, having said that, I should point out that being a pastor is not all fun and games. Like this week he had to do two funerals and make lots of visits with grieving family members. So a lot happens that is unexpected and out of his … [Read more...]