Fabulous Friday Finds

homegrownmommyScanning the interwebs for awesome stuff so that you don’t have to! I present to you some amazing articles, resources, freebies and whatever else I could find that seemed worth your precious Friday time!


This Sweet Life is sharing her favorite parts of her favorite park in Disney, The Magic Kingdom! I love her photos and ideas of the best things to see there. If you are planning a trip to Disney this year, you gotta read this one.

Look! We’re Learning! is unveiling their downloadable ebook We Got Jazz! – Exploring the Pioneers of Scat, Bebop, and Swing! packed with jazz history, activities, and games for kids in grades K through fourth! This is 130 pages of fun stuff for your kids – the perfect unit to complete over the summer months. It’s on sale for only $4.99!

FREEBIES!! Embracing Him has put together free resources to create the perfect Homeschool Planning Binder. If you are going to use these upcoming summer months to plan for next term, this will be a great article for you.

The Kids Activities Blog gives us some food for thought about this whole potty business – Just Say NO To Potty Training! Hmmmm … what do you think?

I love love love the look of painted glass bottles! Re-Creations gives us a great example of some patriotic ones – Memorial Day is already past but this would come in really handy for Fourth of July.

FREEBIE!! ‘Tis the season for lots and lots of weddings – which means the bridal showers that come before-hand. If you have one to plan, this is an easy game to have with you! Thanks, Raising Samuels for the FREE printable of the “ABC’s of Marriage” Bridal Shower Game!

Here is one that anyone with a bunch of kiddos can use, even if it’s just a reminder! How To Keep Your Sanity When You Take Young Kids Out from the real life experiences of 4 Her Home. She shares a hilarious story of an adventure she had with a baby and three boys ages 1, 3, and 4. Oy!!

Journey Through Psalms #4 – Contemplating how to be a better mom, wife, friend, church member? Called Home shares her thoughts and some verses in Psalms in this very sweet devotional.

Now this one looks so so yummy! Shore Is Good Seafood Dip served in a breadbowl from Not Just Paper & Paint. I might definitely have to try this one very soon.

Check out www.kidsbookfriends.com to get kids’ book titles with correlating questions and activities to engage kids ages infants to eleven! She also posts contests from publishers to win free books, summer reading information, and more! Like Kidsbook Friends on Facebook today to be entered into our “Fabulous 50 Contest” for a chance to win a FREE KID”S BOOK of YOUR CHOICE! Check out this post in honor of Memorial Day: “Revolutionary War on Wednesday

FREEBIE!! Father’s Day Fun Pack to help you build a keepsake for Dad that he will treasure for many years to come! Thank you to Marriage Motherhood and Missions for putting this together.

Homeschool Conferences – Top 10 Reasons Every Parent Should Go. Quick Start Homeschool gives us some great advice on why, if you homeschool, you should go to a homeschool conference at least once.

Whether you homeschool or not, if you have a boy or two under your roof to raise up, you have taken a peek into the world of a very peculiar piece of God’s Handiwork! I love my boys and this article really spoke to my heart about being able to engage with them to get them to listen the first time without frustration. Joyful Keeper shares Engaging Boys – How to Prevent Unnecessary  Discipline.

This one might step on your toes a bit – but, you can handle it, right? It’s so worth it to take a second look at how we talk about our children to others. Thinking Kids writes about it in Five Things That Occur When I Complain About My Children.

That’s all for this Fabulous Friday! I hope you found something helpful and interesting!

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