10 Ways to Make Your Rental House Feel Like Home

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As a military family, we live in a rental home. We do not always know when we may have to move and have to expect to be moving around frequently, so we never completely “settle in.” We have painted walls, but that isn’t always practical or possible. So what are some ways that we make our rental feel like home?

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Our Favorite Engineering and Math Manipulatives for Kids

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Since E is a kinesthetic learner (meaning he learns by doing rather than by hearing or seeing), it was important to me to find him some great hands-on tools for our homeschool this year. He loves STEM concepts, especially math and engineering, so we picked out some engineering and math…

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Banana Split Recipe Adult Coloring Page

Banana Split Coloring Page

This month’s adult coloring page is all about…FOOD! I am always creating recipes and talking about food…and eating food…so, naturally, I was all over this food thing. I decided to draw one of my favorite foods–a banana split.   Banana Split Recipe     One of our family mottos is…

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How to Pack the Perfect Picnic Lunch

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As summer winds down, it’s the perfect time to have a picnic. The temperatures will begin to cool off making it more comfortable to be outdoors. The scenery will begin to turn even more beautiful. To make this picnic perfect, you will need to make sure you have everything you…

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DIY Playroom Learning Tree for Reading and Math

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My son is a hands-on and very visual learner, so I try to incorporate tangible learning activities wherever I can, including in the playroom. One of his favorite hands-on activities is the Playroom Learning Tree where he is able to work on reading skills, math skills, problem solving, and motor…

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Coffee Coconut Shrimp Seafood Recipe

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It’s no question that coffee is a staple in the diet of many adults. I have been drinking coffee since I was five (yes, you read that correctly.). I was challenged to use Brooklyn Bean Roastery coffee in a recipe…

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