Dealing With Distractions

Dealing With Distractions

By Renata Finch “A goat’s in the orchard!” exclaimed my eight-year-old son. I sighed. This wasn’t the first interruption and I could see my carefully planned day dissipating into a hasty scramble to try to get anything achieved on my “to do” list. I once again sent...
Teach Your Children to Organize Their Paperwork

Teach Your Children to Organize Their Paperwork

By Jennifer Sikora Raising teenagers to be organized individuals can be a very daunting task. That is why one school year, my husband and I decided that our children needed some good, old-fashioned training in the forgotten art of organizing. I guess my determination...
Planning Your First Garden

Planning Your First Garden

By Sherri Lyons **This post may contain affiliate links and Molly Green will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. This is at NO additional cost to you! For more information, read our full disclosure here.** So you want to grow your own...
A Memorable Lesson

A Memorable Lesson

**This post may contain affiliate links and Molly Green will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. This is at NO additional cost to you! For more information, read our full disclosure here.** By Ashley Allgood I taught a class of...
Fun Ways To Inspire Kids To Read Out Loud

Fun Ways To Inspire Kids To Read Out Loud

**This post may contain affiliate links and Molly Green will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. This is at NO additional cost to you! For more information, read our full disclosure here.** By Ashley Allgood As parents we often read aloud...
Raising Spring Chicks

Raising Spring Chicks

By Lisa Steele Before you succumb to temptation and bring home some peeping balls of yellow fluff from the feed store, be sure you know what raising baby chicks entails. THEY NEED A SAFE HOME Set up your chicks in a plastic tote or cardboard box with a screen on top...
Learn How to Take Great Family Photos!

Learn How to Take Great Family Photos!

You love the idea of capturing your special family moments with your camera, and maybe you’ve even dreamed of making money with your photography skills, but reality is just a little too real. You feel like a wannabe photographer who’s never going to be great—or at...
The Whole Word Reading Method

The Whole Word Reading Method

By Ashley Allgood My oldest and youngest children really struggled with learning to read. I also struggled to read as a child and later was diagnosed with dyslexia. When my oldest was learning to read I tried so many different curriculums and each one failed. Our...
Making Delicious Yogurt

Making Delicious Yogurt

By Kenzi Knapp You know yogurt is a powerful, healthy food for your family, but can you really make it from home? Absolutely! With a little practice, homemade yogurt can find a place of honor on your table. Here I’ll share a simple process for making yogurt–from...
52 Weekly Devotions for Busy Families by Karen Whiting

52 Weekly Devotions for Busy Families by Karen Whiting

Review by Susan Lyttek Author Karen Whiting starts this colorful and fun devotional with an introduction to make certain that we parents know that she has been there. As the mother of five children, with her military husband, she shares that the family devotions they...
Budgeting and Your Bank Account

Budgeting and Your Bank Account

Organizing Bank Accounts When you read the title of this article, you are probably wondering what I mean. Why would someone need to organize her bank accounts? Well, let me explain a method of using multiple checking and/ or savings accounts to help you stay on track...
Soup’s On!

Soup’s On!

We eat a lot of soup at my house, especially during the fall and winter months. It’s a great way to keep everyone warmed and fed while stretching the food budget. It’s also a good way to use up leftovers. I freeze any leftover vegetables, rice, pasta, meat, etc. for...
A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

You are here. Those are the first words I looked for on the map in the highway rest area. I needed that point of reference to put everything else into perspective. And it’s like that with just about everything. When it comes to making progress of any kind, you need to...
Coping with Job Loss

Coping with Job Loss

by Jennifer Sikora My search for frugality began when my husband decided to shut down his business in September of 2008 due to lack of business. At the time, I wasn’t working, so I started searching for something I could do from home to bring in some income to help...
Winter Lip Therapy

Winter Lip Therapy

Let’s talk lips. You smile with them, eat with them, talk with them, and even kiss with them. They should be soft and pink and healthy. Yet, the reality of our lip health is probably far different. They are often neglected and subjected to the punishment of cold...

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