Best of the Blog {Parties & Celebrations}

For today’s installment of the Best of the Blog, I am sharing my top posts around parties and celebrations! Rootin’ Tootin’ Cowboy Party We rounded up ten little cowpoke friends and put them though an afternoon of cowboy training.  They had a rootin tootin grand ole time earning badges as they completed each phase of… Read More

Teacher Gift Book Plate {Free Printable}

We just celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week at the elementary school.  We adore Whit’s teach this year and could not be more thankful that his third grade experience is light years beyond the way John started the grade three years back.  But, I digress…  one of the activities during Teacher Appreciation Week is to have the… Read More

Trick or Treat {Our Halloween}

We started full steam ahead Halloween celebrations last Wednesday and made pretty much a complete week of it.  Here are the highlights of our Halloween week… Treat: We decorated and then ATE our Halloween gingerbread. Trick: I surprised Whit as Mystery Reader for his class!!  His teacher is a huge Disney fan and got a… Read More

The Miniature Earth Project

John’s social studies teacher started their year with this eye opening and, quite honestly, humbling video.  This is the version that she shared, and I think it is so incredibly powerful with the Mad World lyrics.  The original version can be found here. The Miniature Earth Project reduces the world’s population to community of 100 people… Read More

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