Mess Free Creativity with Thin Stix {A Review & Giveaway}

  My kids and I have been having a lot of fun in the last few weeks using the clever, mess-free, tempera paint called Thin Stix Creativity Pack from The Pencil Grip, Inc. My daughter squealed when they arrived, quite happy we received a set for this review. We both like to color and … [Read more...]

Using What’s Available with The Changing of the Season

    Back in the Midwest, wild grapevines grew all around us. You could see them twining up the fence posts and wrapping around tree trunks along the road side. Every year I would say, "I should cut some and make wreaths and garlands and spays and whatever!" And never did. Here in … [Read more...]

Activa Products Review

    One of my favorite things about homeschooling is the chances I get to 'do art' (a.k.a. craft projects.) Recently our medium of choice was Rigid Wrap and CelluClay Quik-Sculpting Kit from ACTÍVA Products. Rigid Wrap is a mesh cloth that becomes mold-able when dipped in water … [Read more...]

Visit the World through Your Children’s Art with ArtAchieve {A Review}

My children have recently had the opportunity to travel the world and visit new cultures through art lessons offered by ArtAchieve. We were given access to an online subscription for the Entire Level II lessons given by John Hofland, an elementary and middle school teacher who studied drawing and … [Read more...]

Tools for the Homemaker

This weekend I am: getting crockpot meals in the freezer for the upcoming weeks; watching an interior decorating course online; revamping kids' daily chores; beginning a new morning devotion. Does is sound like SuperWoman lives here? Not at all! I'm able to have some productive days with the help of … [Read more...]