*BOOK OF THE WEEK* The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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If you’re new here, you may want to check out my new YouTube channel, Boysenberry Kids or start by perusing my most pinned posts from Pinterest or watch some of my crafting video tutorials. Thanks for coming! We just finished another  great classic as our nighttime read! The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, also illustrated by Robert […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #3: Hoot Owl Hoot

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We are a game family – always have been and once we started having kids we decided we were going to be a technology free family, at least as far as phone/tablet games and other gaming systems go. Fast forward 10 years and we have four busy boys. With no screen time to keep them busy, we find […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #2: Zimbbos!

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We are a game family – always have been and once we started having kids we decided we were going to be a technology free family, at least as far as phone/tablet games and other gaming systems go. Fast forward 10 years and we have four busy boys. With no screen time to keep them busy, we find […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #1: Sleeping Queens

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We are a game family – always have been and once we started having kids we decided we were going to be a technology free family, at least as far as phone/tablet games and other gaming systems go. Fast forward 10 years and we have four busy boys. With no screen time to keep them busy, we […]

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Old-Fashioned Family Fun: White Mountain Puzzles

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We are kind of old-fashioned in our family, or at least we try to be. We don’t have an iPad, gaming systems, or cable television so we fill our time with other things we can do together like reading, playing board and card games, exploring nature, and doing jigsaw puzzles. I’m always looking for interesting […]

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*FREEBIE* Dynamics Printable Game

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I was in charge of teaching a little dynamics lesson last week at our Family Choir class so we played a little game. It’s very easy and the kids had a great time. It works for all ages too! To play you’ll need dynamics printable 6 sheets of colored construction paper glue stick an arrow […]

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Library List #1

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We go to the library every other week at least and most of the time I have a few picture books I know I want but the rest I pick randomly and sometimes I get some really bad/boring/dumb books. The kids never mind but I do. If I’m going to read picture books for an […]

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Zaycon Fabulous

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For the first many years of my married life I didn’t cook meat because I couldn’t stand buying it from the grocery store. I did buy chicken but NO beef and very little pork. We ate hardly any meat until my sister told me about Zaycon Foods. My husband still looks back on that day as one […]

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*REVIEW* Back-to-School with BELL

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We’ve been biking tons this summer and now that school has started we’re biking to school together too. Biking is definitely one of our favorite family activities and we make sure we’re protected when we ride. We trust Bell Helmets to protect our brains and got to try out two new styles for back-to-school. Carson’s […]

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*REVIEW* Scientific Explorer: My First Mind Blowing Science Kit

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Science has turned out to be our favorite subject to study at home together. My kids love science and no wonder! It’s all experimental and hands on. As far as I’m aware, the new nation wide Common Core standards have taken science and history almost entirely out of early elementary school classrooms. It’s such a […]

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