60+ St. Patrick’s Day Activities – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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Posted March 7, 2014


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St. Patrick's Day crafts and activities for kids



March 17th is just around the corner and here are some fun St. Patrick’s Day activities, snacks, resources, and printables from past Preschool and Kindergarten Community link ups that you are going to love! Rainbows, leprechauns, and gold abound – get ready for some fun!       (more…)

Freezer Cooking

By Malia Russell

Freezer cooking is one of my very favorite ways to prepare meals for our family. When I have a large variety of yummy meals already prepared and ready to go with just a little reheating, I am much more likely to enjoy having healthy, homemade meals every night rather than resorting to carry-out, eating out, or picking up quick-but-unhealthy foods. Freezer cooking can also be very economical, because you are able to buy things like meat or veggies in large (and often cheaper) quantities and you can learn to make the most of leftovers.      (more…)

A Day in the Life of a Young Amish Mom

Published with Permission
Written by Liz Lane

As I came to the end of the half-hour drive to Rachel’s home, it became easy to understand why many generations ago settlers had named this area “Paradise.” The hills, fields, woods, and spectacular views of the mountains in the distance enable this town to live up to its name.

When I arrived, Rachel’s home radiated peace. Her gentle way with her children, the absence of television noise and electronic chatter, the smiles from her children, and the breezes that greeted us on the deck (overlooking that beautiful view of Paradise) as we settled down to visit, all contributed to the peace of her home. However, none contributed to the peace of her home as much as her warm hospitality and the peace that shone from her countenance. (more…)