Save Time With Classroom Supply Packs Available for Kindergarten through 8th Grade!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. The small commission earned from these links helps to support this blog. Regardless, the opinions stated are 100% my own. This time of year is always stressful for me. As a single mom, I try to make sure my kids have everything they need to start the school year […]

Several Days in the Life of THIS Single Mom

“Rumor has it” the only thing you can control about a situation is your attitude towards it. I know I’ve said this to many people who were going through tough times, but it seems to be harder to practice what you preach when you’re the one going through it. Soooooo, I am going to share […]

Top Rated Backpacks Perfect for Back to School!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Purchasing through them helps to support this blog. Top Rated Backpacks Perfect for Back to School! I cannot believe how fast this Summer has gone! Next week Thursday is the first of two days scheduled to register my kids to go back to school. I am not ready. I love […]

FREE 8×10 Digital Wall Art #Coupon Code with Purchase

I have a very special offer for you! Introducing…Digital Wall Art The past few months I have been working on updating my Etsy shop Three Jays Crafts. I still make the high quality glass pendants and magnets, but I thought I would try something different: digital wall art and activities for kids. If you like to […]

Wordless Wednesday: Winter Wonderland Word Search #Free Printable

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Free Printable: Shapes Craft Activity for Kids

Free Printable: Shapes Craft Activity for Kids Once upon a time, I was homeschooling my kids. Unfortunately, “life happened” (their father and I separated) and I had to enroll them back in school so I could focus on earning a living. Thankfully, working from home as a blogger and independent contractor allows me to be available […]

Freebie Friday: Happy Birthday Word Search Free Printable

I am officially ADDICTED to making fun and creative images on PicMonkey! Here is yet another free printable for you to use: a Happy Birthday Word Search. I love word searches and really enjoyed making my first one. With that said, I must confess: there is an error in the puzzle. When you click on […]

Wordless Wednesday: Kiss Me: I’m Italian ~ Another FREE Printable

Here is another free printable for you to use. Enjoy! Kiss Me: I’m Italian

Free Printables: Two Happy Birthday Banners

My birthday is this month. I cannot share with you the exact date because I have a Birthday Giveaway going on my other Facebook fan page. So, just in case there is an overlap where I have people following both blogs, I don’t want to give away the answer to the entry question. If you […]

Freebie Friday: Have A Nice Day FREE Printable

Welcome to my new, weekly series: Freebie Friday! I am always looking for a variety of fun things to keep my kids occupied. We love arts & crafts projects and being creative. I have seen several other sites offer their readers the occasional free printable and thought I would try the same. Attached is the very […]

First-Ever “IDEAL HOME SHOW CHICAGO” Will Debut At McCormick Place

PRESS RELEASE Chicago, IL – The Ideal Home Show Chicago will offer ideas and inspiration from the Chicagoland’s top home and remodeling experts, who will be on-site providing professional advice and demonstrating the latest products and sharing new trends for making the home a more beautiful place. This comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers for home décor and remodeling […]

Jake and the Neverland Pirates: Battle for the Book ~ Activity Sheets!

Go on a magical ride with these activity sheets in honor of the upcoming release of JAKE AND THE NEVERLAND PIRATES: BATTLE FOR THE BOOK. It is available on Disney DVD now!   Join Jake and His Friends as They Battle Captain Hook to Save Wendy’s Storybook and the Story of Peter Pan! JAKE AND THE […]

Learning To Make Gnocchi From Scratch

I am 100% Italian. At least, that is what I tell people when they ask. Technically, I am first generation “American” since I was born here in the United States (many, many years ago). Both of my parents were born in Italy. My mom’s family immigrated here in the 1950’s when she was only 13 […]

Clearance, Coupons, and Gift Cards Rock My World

I love shopping! However, it’s not the spending money part I enjoy. The adrenalin rush I get from scoring a GREAT DEAL is amazing. Combining clearance, coupons, and gift cards rocks my world! My kids and I exchanged Christmas gifts with my brother today. We didn’t get to see him on Christmas Eve because I […]