Scavenger Hunt Ideas Series – Valentines Day

I hope you have enjoyed our Scavenger Hunt Ideas Series so far! This time I did something a little different. Instead of searching for specific items, this treasure hunt allows your kids to use a little more creativity! Instead of V standing only for only one item – such as “vase”- it can represent anything. […]

Homemade Christmas Gifts

I wanted to share with you some quick and easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas just in case you are anything like me and have really good intentions and poor overall follow through when it comes to giving neighbors, teachers, friends or family meaningful gifts. I am a horrendous baker so I can’t just whip up […]

Family Tradition – Words of LIFE Handmade Christmas Ornaments

We are starting a new family tradition this Christmas, and I just love it.  This is a brilliant one for me because unlike other Martha Stewart Super Moms, I have 3 unfinished baby books and countless scrapbooks which have yet to be cracked open.   So any family tradition that can play double duty is […]

Scavenger Hunt Ideas this Holiday Season

This is the first of many Scavenger Hunt Ideas that I will be sharing with you on the blog.  I have so many fond memories of going on scavenger hunts when I was a kid.  They are especially fun if you are in competition with another person or team to see who can find everything […]

Blessing Bags for the Homeless – Finished Project!

If you have been following my Blessing Bags for the Homeless Series, you know that our family has been busy putting the bags together.  We wanted to make them extra special and document it along the way so that you guys would have some resources to help you make blessing bags of your own.  I […]

Blessing Bags for Homeless People — Card Printables

One of the things we wanted to add to our Blessing Bags for the homeless of our area were hand made cards.  We included 3 in the Blessing Bag / Backpacks and one in the Standard Blessing Bags we put together.  The cards are meant to be opened on different days to remind them that […]

Blessing Bags / Backpack for the Homeless Checklist {Free Printable}

The Blessing Bags project for the homeless has been a great reminder for our family that we have so much to be thankful for.  We lived out of our suitcase for 10 months and didn’t have a home of our own but that was by choice!  As insanely awesome as parts of that were for […]

Blessing Bag Checklist (Printable)

The Blessing Bag Checklist is here as promised!  I hope it gives you a good idea of some useful items to include in your blessing bags so that whoever gets it will feel super blessed!  I did call the Union Gospel Mission to find out what homeless people need the most.  They have free access […]

Mother Teresa Inspiration – Blessing Bags

As you know my family has been working hard on putting together blessing bags for the homeless.   I was recently introduced to an awesome band by a friend and wanted to know more about them.  On their website I saw a quote from Mother Teresa and it really moved me regarding this blessing bag […]

Blessing Bags – Helping the Homeless

Have you ever passed a homeless person in your car or in the city and felt your heart sink knowing that you should do something but weren’t sure what?  Its similar to the feeling you get when someone you know has a miscarraige, loses a family member or gets sick.  You aren’t close enough to […]