Thanksgiving Scripture & Prayer

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for what the Lord has provided for us, here is some Thanksgiving Scripture & Prayer as well as a few  helps.

A Few Thankful Scriptures
  • Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,
    And into His courts with praise.
    Be thankful to Him, and bless His name Psalm 100
  • because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Romans 1:21
  • And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful. Col 3:15

This is a Puritan prayer. My denomination doesn’t believe in necessarily reciting other peoples’s prayers on a regular basis. However

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Host Girls Christmas Art Party

Have you ever wanted to do crafts with your kids on a more regular basis? Well, if you are anything like me sometimes you might need the additional motiviation of inviting other people to your home to also do the crafts. That is exactally what I did when I decided that we would DO CRAFTS this year

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2 Week Frugal Meal Plan & Tips

I tend toward a lower carb diet so I avoid the breads and starches that I feed to the growing kids. So you’ll notice sometimes we have two veggies & 2 starches.

  1. Fried Chicken, oven fries, green beans
  2. hamburger, oven fries, peas
  3. Thanksgiving Dinner – Turkey, sugar free candied yams, green bean casserole, stuffing, gravy, homemade cranberry sauce
  4. Burrito, refried beans, corn
  5. Tostadas, refried beans, corn
  6. Thanksgiving Leftovers
  7. Spaghetti Squash (.99 Cent Store)
  8. Tacos, homemade refried beans, corn (.99 cent Store)
  9. Chili, tamales, cheese & onions and cornbread
  10. Tilapia with green beans, rice, salad & bread
  11. grilled salmon, salad, rice & greens
  12. Beans, Rice & Corn Bread
  13. Beans, Rice & Corn Bread
  14. Leftovers

Fish is not inexpensive. However, I purchased a bunch of fish at a great price that we are currently eating through. However

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Our Week


The store that I purchased my chalk paint from for my kitchen cabinets was an absolute dream! Not only was there a bunch of super cute stuff there their prices were excellent, they definitely have a permanent customer!


Our sweet little co-op where my kiddos get to see their friends

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Potato Bar

I know sometimes I get home and I am too tired to pull together a big healthy family dinner or didn’t start the crockpot.  And since we tend to stay pretty busy with 5 kids and their activities, those days are more often then I might like. Accordingly, This sometimes leads to some rushed dinners or

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Our Simple Reading Program

In case this is your first visit, I am all about getting the work done well without killing myself. Accordingly, I created homeschool distinctives to keep me focused on what is important to our family and to help me avoid chasing the new and popular and trendy curriculum.

Still, there are a lot of

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