Thursday, May 21, 2020

DIY "Dual-Theme" Birthday Pinata


Here's the dilemma: 2 siblings born about 2 weeks apart, so it makes sense to have their birthday parties together, right? That worked until the year they couldn't decide on a theme. Is it possible to have a dual-theme party? Yes, it is! Here's how to make a "Dual-Theme" Mario and Pokemon Pinata from cereal boxes for the party!

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Estimation Jar





Estimation is a necessary life skill that can help us function successfully in today's world. The Estimation Jar can assist all ages in developing this skill in a fun-filled way, whether at school, homeschool, or just as a home activity. This activity is Justice Family tested  - and approved!

Friday, April 24, 2020

The "Drive-by" Birthday Party


A "Drive-by" Birthday Party? What is that? That's what I asked my son Jacob when I first heard about granddaughter Abby's forthcoming party. With COVID-19 and Social Distancing going on, a traditional birthday party was simply out of the question. Read how Abby's Daddy and Mommy turned what could have been a very disappointing event into the "best birthday ever"!

Thursday, April 16, 2020

First Planting Day!





It was finally planting day at my new home in the northeast "Big Woods"! Moving 1,200 miles from my South Louisiana home of 17 years was tough in many ways, one of which was leaving my flowers. That incident gave, "You can't take it with you!" a whole new meaning! Check out the photos of my first "Planting Day" after the big move!

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Recipes for Leftover Taco Meat



Do you love to make tacos at home? What do you do with that leftover taco meat? Here are some of my family's favorites with links to some of my recipes!

Karen's Cabbage Roll Casserole



Do you like Cabbage Rolls? It's a favorite in our family. Here's an easier version with less prep time and less mess. This recipe was adapted from my sister Karen's delicious recipe.

Friday, April 10, 2020

The Molly Moocher Hunt!


Whether you call them Molly Moochers or Morels, hunting for these mushrooms is lots of fun! We recently took a break from Home School to go on a "Field Trip" in the woods with 3 of our grandkids, and it was a great day. Enjoy our adventure and photos!