Isaiah 40-31

In God’s Timing

Four and a half years ago I wrote about an important piece of paper we received in the mail. In that post I said, “I am not sure where God will lead us, but I can’t wait to see what He has in store for my husband next.” At the time I thought that my husband’s… 

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Day 5 of Creation

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 5

Last Sunday my Sunday school class learned about day 5 of creation. We learned that God created all of the creatures of the sea and air that day. (For simplicity’s sake I said fish and birds.) Genesis 1:20-23 I thought it would be fun to make fish and birds out of simple shapes for day 5’s… 

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No-Bake Coconut Brownie Bites

No-Bake Coconut Brownie Bites

I have a confession to make. I love chocolate. I don’t love it more than my family, but as far as foods go I think it is pretty awesome. What’s not awesome is that most chocolate contains dairy. Why is that not awesome you ask? Because I have been dairy-free for several months now. While… 

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Letter B Preschool Activities

Letter B Preschool Activities

Janna has really been enjoying the preschool activities we have been doing. She has been telling all of us what sound the letter B makes and loves painting. Today I want to share some of the activities we have been doing and share links to some of the letter B activities I have done with some… 

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Sunday School Crafts Creation Day 4

Sunday School Crafts: Creation Day 4

Last week my Sunday school class learned about what happened on day 4 of creation. We talked about how God created the sun, moon, and stars on the 4th day. Genesis 1: 14-19. Then we made a craft to go with the lesson. I had pre-cut a yellow circle, two white stars, and a white… 

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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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