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Homeschooling through the Holidays: Tips, Tricks & Ideas

Homeschooling through the Holidays can be stressful or fun!! Here are some tips, tricks and ideas to make it a wonderful experience for you and them!

Do you homeschool through the holidays or do you avoid it like the plague? I know we used to take a break from the Monday before Thanksgiving until after New Years. One year that was necessary as we were hosting Thanksgiving at our house and did all the cooking. Then, I was just worn out from it all. We didn't get back into it the next week and before I knew it - it was … [Read more...]

Kicking off the Holidays Giveaway! (12 winners!)

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With the holidays upon us, we have been thinking of ways we can bless our readers. One of the ways we've come up with is by partnering with some of our favorite companies to bring you a BIG holiday giveaway. We are excited to bring you a giveaway that will not just have 1 winner, but 12 winners. You can win gifts to keep for yourself or give to a loved one—your choice. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Christmas Gifts for the Kitchen Diva

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Do you know a kitchen diva? The lady in your life who loves nothing more than to bake, entertain, and prepare delicious, nourishing meals. Or maybe it's you? (if it is, be sure to forward this blog post on to the people who are buying your Christmas gifts). I've got a list of 10 must-have Christmas gifts for the Kitchen Diva. Read on! . 1. Dinner Decided Dinner … [Read more...]

25 Days of Grain-Free Christmas Cookies: Coconut Flour & Almond Butter Cookies, Three Ways

Coconut Flour Almond Butter Cookies

Though our family is not grain-free, I occasionally like to turn to coconut flour as an alternative to typical grain flours when making cakes and cookies. The whole family enjoys the soft texture, unique flavor, and slight sweetness of it. A while back I developed a peanut butter cookie recipe featuring coconut flour. We actually eat it most often for … [Read more...]

Top 10 Gifts for Moms and Dads

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Shopping for kids is one thing. Finding creative gifts for mom or dad is another. Sure, you can always get adult friends and family something they need—new kitchen appliances or clothes—or you can play to their hobbies. But if you're looking for something truly unique, then perhaps these gifts will spark some ideas. 1. 2015 Daily Planner Get ready for 2015 with the … [Read more...]

25 Days of Grain-Free Christmas Cookies: Apricot Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Apricot Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Each thumbprint is individual, a unique marker for every person. No two thumbprints are the same. Just like these apricot almond thumbprint cookies, no two are the same and each are perfectly individual. When I bake during the Christmas season, I make cookies and baked goods that are reflections of my family heritage. I also enjoy making ones that have unique … [Read more...]

Top 10 FUN Gifts for Kids!

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"Do you have a Christmas list for the kids?" "No, unless you want to buy them clothes." "Well, I need to know what to get them! And I am absolutely, not getting them clothes. I want to get them something FUN!" I can't tell you how many times (or how many grandparents) I've had this conversation with. My kids really don't need any new toys. That's part of the … [Read more...]