The Friday Five: giveaway winner and other random things

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For those of you following along with this blog for a while now, you’ll probably remember that my husband works in the finance industry and tax season is always a little bit crazy for our family.  I’m so relieved to be heading into Easter weekend with another year behind us and am looking forward to spending time with family and to relaxing and enjoying this weekend.  I hope you’ve got something to look forward to, as well.

It is the end of the week and for the Friday Five I’ve got a few random things to share and catch all of you up on.  So, here we go:  the Friday Five.

1. The winner of the Simple Parenting and Play Planner was Kate.  Congratulations!  Watch your email for a note from me telling you how you can claim your prize.

Kate said, “I recently created a daily schedule with my preschooler that helps him visualize the flow of each day (breakfast, get ready for the day, morning chores, “kid school”, lunch, etc…). It has helped both of us keep organized throughout the day and is a great addition to our daily routine :) He’s very excited to “check the chart” to see what comes next.”

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New Veggie Tales Adventure {giveaway}

Veggies in Space giveaway - 4 winners!  Ends 4/19/14 |

Boldly going where no Veggie has gone before, Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato, two of the most recognized home entertainment characters, take on the heroic theme of space exploration in their new roles as Captain Cuke and Mr. Spork (I know, … [Continue reading]

Simple Parenting and Play Planner {giveaway}

Simple Play Planner Giveaway | Simple

Well hello! It’s Melitsa from Raising Playful Tots and I’m super excited that Kara has kindly let me share with you about a little project that will help you take your intentional parenting and play a positive step forward! Yeah! We know … [Continue reading]

Home Sweet Homeschool: March


I thought some of you might like to read about what we've been up to in our homeschool lately.  Here's a snippet from yesterday's post on my personal blog. Wow.  I think it has been 6 months since I wrote up a monthly homeschool update for the … [Continue reading]

Waving the white flag and other perfectly acceptable things for busy seasons of life {vlog}

Raising the white flag and other perfectly acceptable things for busy seasons of life {vlog}

Hip, hip, hooray for Spring days! Long time, no vlog my friends.  But, here I am, sneaking away a few moments to chat with you thanks to the iphone's video camera (so forgive me for the even less stellar than usual quality). If you've got six … [Continue reading]