Now we just couldn’t head into the new year without a look at a hodgepodge of healthy habits, could we? I’ll pulling out all the stops with the best of healthy mama habits. The Lord has blessed me with a wealth of tools and I just have to share about them and remind myself as well. It’s not always easy. But the blessings are huge.
Our artists have some top art tutorials here at Hodgepodge! I’m sharing your top 10 favorite art tutorials, below. In case you missed them, be sure to browse and pin to enjoy in 2017. Top Art Tutorials at Hodgepodge 100 Free Art Lessons for All Ages – really it is more than 100 free art lessons now. All in one spot for you. Browse and
I have an old hymnal – one passed down. I’m not sure how it came to be on my end table. But I’m sure glad it is there. Heaven came down and glory filled my soul, When at the cross the Savior made me whole… I’ve always loved the old hymns. Like many, I was fortunate to be raised on them. They are a part
When I was a kid, every Christmas morning my mom would make a huge batch of hot cocoa and a towering pile of buttered toast. And that was breakfast. Cocoa and toast. Simple, but I loved it. I still do. But when I got married, that was one of the first Christmas traditions to go out the window. See, my husband tolerates hot chocolate and
When it comes to the holidays, I prefer simple and practical. So today I’ve gathered the same for you. I hope you find encouragement as well as something that will bless your home this time of year with 10 practical Christmas habits… 1. Christmas Budget Dwindling? by Trisha. Salt dough ornaments, a room redo, dress up clothes and more frugal gift-giving ideas. 2. Planning and
Many of my friends know of our art habit. My mother, Nana, is a Master Artist. A couple of times a month, she teaches my five children an art lesson. Usually these lessons complement our nature studies. Other times Nana guides us in a surprise, like her Mug of Hot Chocolate. Back in February 2010, on an unexpected snow day here in the south, Nana
Chalk pastels and construction paper are such a good match. A piece of black construction paper truly shows off some Christmas lights art. And this tutorial is fun for ALL ages! Make as many strands of lights as you’d like. You can make your lights all white or colorful like ours. You may even decide to do a separate shape. ~Don’t miss our Give the
Simplicity. Simple things, simple joys, simple beauty. It’s what I crave right now. I guess it’s understandable, since we sold/donated/gave away almost everything we owned when we moved back in September. I am finding that I have a desire to keep life that way. . .simple. When you look closely enough, what beauty there is in the simple things of life! The steam curling upward