This is an easy Chocolate Mint Brownies recipe. The rich, creamy center and moist chocolate cake are topped off by a smooth chocolate topping. The green mint center gives it a Christmasy feel. I have taken these chocolate mint brownies to many potlucks and always receive multiple requests for the recipe. I use 1 tsp. peppermint extract instead of the cream de menthe, as most
Ah, fall! Time for falling leaves, cooler temperatures, and FOOTBALL! Whatever your favorite team, there’s one thing we can all agree on…watching football on TV is made all the better when accompanied by a delicious snack. Below I’ve included two of my favorites. Two recipes for fun food for football watching. One for the men, and one for ladies. (Although I enjoy both of these!)
Studies have shown that laughter is healthy, healing. It may even have benefits similar to a light workout! And we all know the verse “A merry heart does good, like medicine, But a broken spirit dries the bones.” (Prov. 17:22) Let us consider the healthy habit of laughter. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, And our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.” Psalm
Are you new to homeschooling? You may be wondering how you will be able to teach your school age children the three “r’s,” fit in all the other subjects, and still have time for other things? Will you be able to get to the household chores and appointments AND pay attention to your younger children? Let me assure you that it is possible to homeschool
Imagine this scene…. You’re new to homeschooling, and you’ve filed your notice of intent (or whatever is required in your state). You have cleaned out the guest room, added desks, and created a “school room” (or you’ve just cleared off a space on the kitchen table). You’ve even purchased a set of bookshelves from a yard sale, dusted them off, and set them in your
As homeschool moms, we tend to forget ourselves and take care of everyone else in our families. Yet, we need to take care that we do not neglect our own grooming and appearance, as these are important to help us feel our best. Following are my tips for taking care of the homeschool mom with a simple beauty/grooming routine and suggestions for some of my favorite products.
Recently, a new acquaintance approached me hopefully. “Could I get your advice on how to get started home schooling?” she asked. Since putting together a plan of action for this lovely woman, I thought, “Wouldn’t it be nice if I were to share how to get started homeschooling with our readers?” If this is your first year homeschooling, here are my recommended 10 steps to