Free Valentine’s Day Resources Round-Up

Valentine’s Day is near! For holidays, I find I either plan ahead WAY in advance or procrastinate until the last minute. There is no middle ground. You? How about a little round-up to help us out? 10 Free Valentine’s Day Resources Valentine’s Day Resources for Homeschoolers History of Valentine’s Day & Free Printables Unity Study, Pre-k – 5th Grade at Free Homeschool Deals – a free unit study and many links to other sources as well.   “The Complete Valentine’s Day Checklist” from the Classic Housewife Archives – history of Valentine’s Day, books to read, recipes to make, places to find lessons,

Guitar Pick Flower Bouquet

How to Make a Guitar Pick Flower Bouquet Materials You Need: 60 Guitar Picks Glue Dots 6-stemmed silk flower bouquet, “beheaded” 12, 2-inch Foam Circles (Hot Glue) How to Make Guitar Pick Flowers: Attach 5 guitar picks to a foam circle with glue dots. Repeat with identical picks and glue dots. Make 6 sets of matching guitar pick flowers. Assembling the Guitar Pick Bouquet Secure the beheaded floral bouquet in a vase Using glue dots, fasten two matching flowers on each stem (or hot glue — I used glue dots, hot glue would be better, we don’t need to save

Ten Ways to Love Your Husband Without Breaking the Bank

Here’s the deal, ladies.. my husband and I? We don’t really do much for Valentine’s Day. *gasp!* I do enjoy taking the opportunity to show my husband that I care about him, and Valentine’s Day is just an excuse to do that intentionally. But really, you can (should) do that anytime for any reason, right? So whether you’re looking for some frugal ways to let your hubby feel loved this Valentine’s Day, or whether it’s his birthday or it’s just Tuesday.. here’s a list of ten frugal suggestions to help you do that. Ten Ways to Love Your Husband {Without

The Complete Valentine’s Day Lesson Plan Checklist

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Some people hate it, some people love it… Homeschoolers see an educational opportunity and school holiday party rolled into one. =) Now, I know that none of you have waited until the very last minute to decide whether or not you were going to do anything or to plan what you’re going to do – you probably have the entire week lesson-planned down to paper heart crafts and love-themed Haikus. If, hypothetically speaking, some of you might need a little bit of direction, you’re in luck. You just happen to be reading a

Not Your Typical Post About Valentine’s Day

**Originally published February 13th, 2010.** I am, and always have been, a hopeless romantic. Those grand, romantic gestures that movies are made of make my heart melt. I wanted my husband to propose to me on Valentine’s Day on one knee in front of an entire restaurant after having the ring cleverly placed in my dessert. (He didn’t, but we’ll get to that in a minute.) I am also fluent in the love languages of gift-giving and quality time so Valentine’s Day just plays right into that, it speaks my language. I’d love nothing more on Valentine’s Day than for

Seal It With A Kiss

Valentine’s Day is only few days away! (You hear that, honey, don’t forget!!) Oh, he will. And then I’ll remind him gently. My husband is quite possibly the most forgetful person I know. He probably couldn’t even tell you what he was wearing yesterday, and he’s already asked me 3 times in the last week which day of the week Valentine’s Day lands on. Yep, that’s my man. But I love him. Oh, I DO. So what does my hubby have planned? Oh, he’s just along for the ride. He tolerates the “commercial holiday” because HE loves ME, too. Actually,