10 Unique Uses for Dry-Erase Markers

I love dry-erase markers. I buy them in bulk because I use them all over my house for labeling pretty much anything and everything! Here are some of the top ways I use them daily! 1. Label food containers as they head to the fridge or freezer 2. Label bulk storage containers until you know […]

18-Day Resurrection Egg Countdown

This was the first year I’ve attempted to make a Resurrection Egg Countdown to Easter. Apparently they’re so popular, you can even buy one already made! But they’re so simple to make, there’s really no reason to pay for one. However, I scoured the Internet and Pinterest and could not find an 18-day countdown. You […]

Children’s Church: Naaman and Forgiveness

So what does the story of Naaman have to do with Easter, you might wonder? Well, first, you might wonder what the story of Naaman is—I know I had to look this one up before teaching! Naaman’s story is shared in 2 Kings 5. Naaman was a high-ranking general in the land of Aram, but he suffered from […]

Keeping the Cross Central

I LOVE Easter! I love that fresh smell of spring as buds start popping up and grass returns, even though every year I have to remind myself that usually Easter in the north includes snow still on the ground. Growing up in Ohio, I have distinct memories of snow-covered bushes with plastic eggs hanging off […]

Toy Story Birthday

Bean is three! I can hardly believe it! To be honest, I’ve never felt like birthdays need to be such a big deal (perhaps because mine is so close to Christmas), but I had a blast planning his birthday this year. I just love doing themed parties! Toy Story 2 is Bean’s absolute favorite movie […]

Stuck Indoors

We’ve been stuck inside a lot this winter thanks to snow, negative degree weather, and sickness. In an attempt to avoid screen time as much as possible,  we’ve gotten pretty creative with things to do! I thought I’d share some of the top ones for the next time you find yourself stuck inside! 1. Build […]