Homemade Gifts for Christmas

Homemade Gifts for Christmas

In a Homemade Christmas I told you about our family tradition of homemade gifts among siblings. Now let’s see what the year 2018 brought at the Johnson house. Wooden Blocks These sets of wooden blocks are such an easy, cheap, and fun addition to any boys room....
Homemade Christmas

Homemade Christmas

I’m not huge on the secular, materialistic side of Christmas, but I do love to give gifts to those I love. Coming from a small single income, we began a homemade Christmas tradition early in our marriage. I began making my children homemade gifts instead of...
Best Gift Lists for Everyone on your List

Best Gift Lists for Everyone on your List

Christmas is upon us and the pressure to wrap gifts and fill stockings has arrived. So here are ten gift lists that will feed your creative juices and not fill your homes with clutter! Non-Toy Gift Lists Check out the following blogs for terrific, non-toy gift lists....
Why I’m Thankful for Homeschooling

Why I’m Thankful for Homeschooling

Thanksgiving conjures up gratitude with “30 days of thankfulness” posts, words of gratefulness said over turkey and dressing, and a gentle reminder to just say “thank you.” We should be thankful year round, but Thanksgiving is that time of year...
Homeschooling with Company

Homeschooling with Company

The holidays are near and with that brings friends and family together! As great as this is, sometimes we struggle to keep up with our homeschooling with company around. Unlike public school kids, we can’t send the kids to school while we prepare for their...
Best Gift Ideas for Large Families

Best Gift Ideas for Large Families

Gift giving has become a socially accepted part of holidays, especially for Christmas. Instead of focusing on the gifts we have because of Jesus’ sacrifice, we stress over finances and making sure we didn’t forget someone in our gift shopping marathons....