Green Beans with Bacon and Onions

Green Beans with Bacon and Onions {Gluten Free Side-Dish that's perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas--even my pickiest kiddos love this recipe!}

I can't believe it's almost November already! It's time to start planning the Thanksgiving menu. Before we went gluten-free for our Celiac kiddo, green bean casserole was a staple of our Thanksgiving dinner. That is definitely not gluten free, so we've switched to our all-time family favorite side dish: Green beans with bacon and onions. … Read More

Positive Reinforcement Ideas for Frustrated Parents!

Active Parenting: Positive Reinforcement Ideas for Frustrated Parents {With Free Turkey Themed Point Card Printables}} Let your kids know when they've done something good!

Like most parents, I struggle with how to motivate my kids. Too often, I feel like I'm talking to a brick wall. Sound familiar? When I slip into angry mode, I try to go back to a system that always works: Positive Reinforcement. When I catch my kids being good and reward them for that … Read More

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!

Enter to win a 5-Quart KitchenAid Stand Mixer! {Open to US & Canada 10/22-11/5 {}

I've been so excited about Felt Week, that I forgot all about this fantastic giveaway!  It opened yesterday, but it's not too late!  Have you ever tried a KitchenAid Mixer?  It's my go-to kitchen tool. I started out with the basic model when I was first married, and I graduated to the same model I'm … Read More

Felt Food Pumpkin Tutorial {Felt Food Week!}

Felt Food Tutorial: Fall Pumpkins! {}

A few weeks ago, I was invited by Emily at Nap-Time Creations to participate in her Felt Food Week.  Since I am totally addicted to felt food, of course I said, "Yes!" So, today, I get to share a Fall-themed felt food tutorial on her site . . . and . . . I get to … Read More

Thanksgiving Snack & Kids Craft {Turkey}

Easy Thanksgiving Snack & Kids Craft {This turkey is perfect for home, preschool, or a class party!}

When I was long-term subbing for kindergarten last year, we did this easy Thanksgiving Snack & Kids' Craft at a class party.  The parents took care of the entire thing, and it was a huge hit!  Not only is this turkey craft a lot of fun, but it's also completely edible! This would be perfect to … Read More

25 Pumpkin Fall Decorating Ideas

25 Pumpkin Fall Decorating Ideas {} #Falldecor

Want to simplify your Fall decorating? I do it by decorating with pumpkins. I love that they work for Halloween and for Thanksgiving.  When I use pumpkins, I don't have to spend a lot of time redecorating between the two seasons.  Once Halloween is over, I put away the creepy touches and turn the jack-o-lanterns … Read More

Halloween Classroom Door Decorations {Monsters, Inc.}

Monsters, Inc. Halloween Door Decorations {} Instructions and Printables for Sully

Want some fun classroom door decorations for Halloween?  This monstrously fun door is transformed into Sully from Monsters, Inc.  Today I'm sharing printables so that you can make it, too! Monsters, Inc. Halloween Classroom Door Decorations Materials 9 ft sky blue butcher paper giant black sharpie marker 4 ft black butcher paper 6 pieces white … Read More

5 Reasons to Store Honey {Giveaway}

5 Surprising Reasons to Store Honey {} Cox's Honey #Giveaway

I don't usually post on Saturdays, but I have another great giveaway for you.  Did you know that honey is a fantastic food to add to your emergency food supply?  Today I'm sharing 5 reasons you should store honey, and I'm teaming up with Food Storage Moms to give one lucky reader a chance to … Read More

All Things Fall Y’all Blog Hop and Giveaway!

It's Fall Y'all Huge Blog Hop and Giveaway! Check out our roundup of 70+ Fall Decor, Crafts, Recipes and Activities for Fall and Halloween, and then stick around to win one of 4 cash prizes! {}

Welcome to the All Things Fall Y'all Blog Hop & Giveaway. One post today just wasn't enough. I had to bring you this AMAZING giveaway! I'm sharing a huge roundup of DIY Fall crafts, decor and recipes, and I'm offering you the chance to win one of four cash prizes totaling over $1,000!  So, who … Read More