Graduation Gift for Guys

Graduation Gift for Guys

It can be challenging to come up with ideas for guys to mark special life events like graduations. My husband and I have worked with the young single adults from ages 18-32 in our church for the past five years. We have several who are graduating from high school this...
How to have your best family vacation ever

How to have your best family vacation ever

Hey, if you have a family, I know you’re busy.  This is a long article, but worth your time.  If you have kids, you’ll probably get distracted part way through it. You can fill out the form above to make sure you don’t miss any tips that make your...
What can I do with a left over veggie tray?

What can I do with a left over veggie tray?

We had company over for Sunday dinner. Our guests brought a large vegetable tray and dip to enjoy with our homemade pizza. We only finished about half of it with dinner. I left it out, uncovered on the kitchen table over night, while I was cleaning up after dinner. I...
DIY Ancestor Cards Advent

DIY Ancestor Cards Advent

This is the third version of an ancestor advent calendar I made this year for Christmas. I saved it for last, because it is my favorite version. I updated my DIY Ancestor Card Game, Goff Fish, last month when a reader let me know that the online template I used was no...
DIY Ancestor or Cousin Advent Calendar

DIY Ancestor or Cousin Advent Calendar

This is version 2 of the ancestor advent calendar I made last week. I used pictures from our Kohler family reunion in August. I resized my photos with the free app on the Tapestree website I used to resize pictures for my copper tree. You can find it HERE. I modge...
Easy DIY Ancestor Advent Calendar

Easy DIY Ancestor Advent Calendar

I started thinking about it during our reunion last summer. I love to incorporate ancestors into activities with my children. I hope to help them develop the same passion for family history which I have. I decided to create an ancestor advent calendar to highlight...

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