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What I Learned about Money from a Velveeta Cheese Bank

What I Learned About Money from a Velveeta Cheese Box

I guest posted this week over at Money Saving Mom, all about my early budget...
11 Ways to Enjoy Winter with Your Kids

11 Ways to Enjoy Winter with Your Kids

I get it--I know cabin fever is a real thing.  I know it's hard to...
15 Boy-Friendly Non-Candy Valentines

15 Boy-Friendly Non-Candy Valentines

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching!  If you shudder at the thought of all the sugar, food...
How to Keep the Love Alive

How to Keep the Love Alive (It’s not what you think)

Marriage is not always easy, but you probably don't need me to tell you that....
How I Became an Accidental Entrepreneur

How I Became an Accidental Entrepreneur

At the beginning of our marriage in 2003, we had a lot of debt.  Over $80k,...
Press On, Weary Mama

Press On, Weary Mama

Mothering is hard, exhausting work.  And that's on a good day!  There comes a season for every mother...
Summer Break

Time for a Summer Break!

You may have noticed a lack of blog posts over the past few weeks...Not to...
Will You Love Me?

Will You Love Me?

I'd Rather Be Doing Something...Alone As a type A, task-oriented, "high functioning introvert", some of...
Shakespeare for Children

Shakespeare for Children: One Family’s Tale and 3 Recommended Resources

Much Ado About Shakespeare I have always loved Shakespeare.  Who doesn't?  His words are witty,...
You're Out of This World, Valentine!

Non-Candy Valentines: You’re Out of This World!

  Looking for fun DIY valentines that don't include candy?  Try these outer space valentines--they're...
More Than Anything

More Than Anything

Although Yankee Homestead is a healthy living blog with the usual topics of essential oils, natural remedies,...
Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Traditions: Family Memories on the Tree

Christmas 2009, soon after we moved from Texas to Virginia. O...
A Different Kind of Christmas Catalog

Samaritan’s Purse: A Different Kind of Christmas Catalog

Do your kids like to look through the toy catalogs that appear en masse in the...
Seasonal Book Display

5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids {Bonus Tip-Read Up}

Before this Nature Walk series comes to an end, I can't resist sharing one final...
Wildflower Pocket Guide

5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids {#5-Keep It Simple}

I hope this series has inspired you to get out and explore with your own...