Newlywed Dinner Survival Kit

Newlywed Dinner Survival Kit

A couple of months ago the girls and I attended a wedding. I decided to do something a little different for the couple’s wedding gift. While I know cash is always a welcome gift as are items off the registry, I decided that maybe having an easy meal with almost all of the necessary supplies and ingredients… 

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Sunday School Crafts Creation Day 3

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 3

My Sunday school class is still enjoying our weekly creation lessons. This past Sunday we learned about what happened on day 3 of creation when God created the land, seas, and plants, Genesis 1:9-13. We then made a craft to go with the lesson. The kids helped me decide what items to cut out and put on… 

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Letter A Preschool Activities

Letter A Preschool Activities

Janna is officially a preschooler but she isn’t attending preschool outside of the home. This means that she and I are going to be having fun this year learning and making fun crafts. Over the past 5 years I have posted many preschool crafts and activities and this year will be no exception. We are starting… 

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Sunday School Crafts Creation Day 2

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 2

This past Sunday my Sunday school class continued learning about how God created the world. We had learned about day 1 last week so we were ready for day 2. We learned that on the second day god separated the waters above from the waters below so that they sky was formed. Genesis 1:6-8 The… 

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Playing with Water Beads

August 2014 at Blessings Overflowing

I know I said last month that July was one of the busiest months I could remember, but that was before I knew how busy August would be. I know that most people would think that sending 4 of my 5 children to school would mean that my days would be easier but that really… 

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Sunday School Crafts Creation Day 1

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 1

On Sunday my Sunday school class started a study of creation. We are going to do one lesson per week until we have learned about what God created on each of the 6 days. While this is a slow pace, I think it will be good for the age group I teach. Our first lesson… 

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Garden Update 8-21-14

In the Garden: A Long Overdue Update

I can’t believe it has been 4 weeks since my last garden update. The past month has been so busy that blogging has kind of been put on the back burner. If I’ve learned anything in the last 7 years of blogging it is that real life trumps anything online. Every. Single. Time. Anyway, our… 

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Refrigerator Pickled Pepperoncini Peppers

Refrigerator Pickled Pepperoncini Peppers

When I was pregnant with Janna I craved pickled pepperoncini peppers, and I ate a ton of them throughout my pregnancy. One of the women my husband worked with at the time told him that our baby would have a lot of dark hair because I ate so many peppers. We kind of laughed at… 

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Helping at School

July 2014 at Blessings Overflowing

July was one of the busiest months I can remember but we packed it full of as much fun as we could. Here are some of my favorite pictures from July. On July 4th we hosted some of our family for a cookout and fireworks which were both activities on our summer bucket list. As… 

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How to Freeze Cabbage

How to Freeze Cabbage

Last week I picked 5 heads of cabbage from our garden. I gave one to my mom and decided to freeze the rest. If you have ever wondered how to freeze cabbage for use later in soups or other recipes then I have just the tutorial for you. The first thing I do is pull… 

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Garden Update 7-24-14

In the Garden: Bountiful Harvests

Our garden is continuing to provide us with bountiful harvests. We have cucumbers by the basketful, zucchinis the size of newborn babies, bushels of green beans, peppers galore, and more. We are eating well thanks to our garden. While all of this produce is wonderful the only downside is that when it is ready, it’s… 

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