We went to the mall over Veteran's Day weekend and guess who was there?! Santa! I couldn't believe it. Wasn't Halloween yesterday? Of course my boys begged me to go see him and of course, even though it's not even Thanksgiving, they had a long list of gifts they wanted to tell Santa … [Read more...] about Shepherd on the Search – NEW Christ-Centered Christmas Tradition!
I am so excited to share this month's chapel lesson with you! Thanksgiving is always one of my favorite times of year. I think expressing gratitude is a critical aspect of the life of a believer, so I love that we have an entire holiday dedicated to celebrating this! For this lesson I decided … [Read more...] about The Thankful Chapel
Every year I love collecting fun game ideas to help your family have some fun on Thanksgiving! These 12 games can be played on the big day with all of your loved ones, or you can use a few for educational purposes at home with your kiddos this month. Whatever you decide, I know everyone will … [Read more...] about 12 Fun Thanksgiving Games
Looking to add a little awesome to your Thanksgiving table this year? How about a Fruit Kabob Turkey?! :-) I wish I could tell you that I made this masterpiece, but hahaha! Noah was in a special Thanksgiving play last year with his kindergarten class. After the program, some of the parents … [Read more...] about The Greatest Thanksgiving Centerpiece
We love love loooove the If You Give Books by Laura Numeroff! When Harper Collins asked me to review Laura Numeroff's latest book in the series, I immediately said yes. I was especially excited because the title of the new book is If You Give a Mouse a Brownie. The people in my house love … [Read more...] about Recipe – Aunt Greta’s Brownies, Book Review and GIVEAWAY!
I am so excited to welcome Liz Millay from Steadfast Family to Happy Home Fairy today! I found Liz about a year ago when I was searching for ideas on how to teach young children about the Bible. I absolutely LOVED all of her ideas! God has given Liz special creative insight into shepherding her … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Make Bible Story Time Come Alive for Toddlers
Halloween is just one week away and some of you might be feeling a little confused about what to do with it. On the one hand, we know that there are many who choose to celebrate this day for dark purposes. On the other hand, we know and believe the truth that "This is the day that the Lord has … [Read more...] about Redeeming Halloween – Ideas to Share Jesus on October 31st
Last month I shared with you a fun lesson that I did for our school's chapel service about sin and our Savior (you can see it HERE). Well, I got to do another one this month and thought you might like to see it! Since it is October, I have been talking a lot about fear on the blog and over on my … [Read more...] about The Fear Chapel
*If you want more fun ideas to help your kids when they are afraid, I am doing a series of LIVE Facebook videos this week featuring cute visuals and catchy Bible verses to memorize! Go HERE to see them all!* When I was a little girl I was terrified of the dark. I used to have 13 night lights. And … [Read more...] about Helping Kids Overcome Fear of the Dark Using God’s Word – FREE Printable
When Hurricane Matthew was threatening our area in South Florida last week, the schools closed for Thursday and Friday. With the windows boarded up and nothing to do but wait for the power to go out, it was the perfect opportunity to bake! The boys and I worked on these yummy muffins because … [Read more...] about Recipe – Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins
A precious reader recently left a comment on my FREE Printable Inspirational Lunchbox Notes (grab them HERE!) saying that she loved to put them in her daughter's lunchbox every day. She went on to say that not only were the notes encouraging her daughter's heart, but also they were lifting up the … [Read more...] about Inspirational Fall Lunchbox Notes – FREE Printable
I am ridiculously excited about today's post! Have y'all heard of LuLaRoe yet?!? Oh my goodness. MIND BLOWN. Just wait until you hear about this incredible clothing company... My friend, Abbie Schwab, was experiencing a tough season - 3 kids, living on a teacher's salary, panic attacks and … [Read more...] about Fall Fashion Must-Haves and a HUGE GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my favorite time of year. I have more fall boxes in my garage than Christmas boxes. THAT IS SAYING SOMETHING. I have put together a fun list of all the pumpkin crafts, activities, and educational ideas to celebrate this season's main attraction - the pumpkin. So grab your favorite … [Read more...] about Easy Pumpkin Activities for Preschoolers
It's getting close to Parent/Teacher Conferences at our little preschool and I thought it would be fun to share some ways that I have connected with the parents during this special pocket of time together. First of all, I love conferences! It is the perfect opportunity to get to know my … [Read more...] about Ideas for Preschool Parent/Teacher Conferences
One of my new responsibilities this year is that I get to help lead a few of our school's chapel services each month. Y'all. Hand me a microphone and I am like THIS IS WHAT I WAS MADE FOR. :-) For this month, I wanted to do a chapel using apples since September is such a great time of year … [Read more...] about The Apple Chapel