Hearts for Home Blog Hop – December 14, 2016

Vote for President

We’ve been busy finishing up some school projects before we take some time off for Christmas.  Last week we had both book clubs, and voting is closing for the boys’ Kid President election tomorrow.  Won’t you please hop over, watch their super-short commercials, and cast your vote?  My kids are also working to make Christmas presents for family members, which keeps me super busy  –  which is why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was Is It Time to Abolish Truancy Laws for Good?

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

12 Days of Christmas Activity Book

Dinner and a Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

5 Fun Ways To Learn About Christmas In Germany

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – December 7, 2016

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I’m enjoying Christmas movies by the fire this week!

I can’t believe that we’re already a week into December!  Christmas is zooming ever closer, and while I’m nearly done with the shopping and finished the decorating last week, there’s still lots of baking and wrapping to do –  which is why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was 7 Clutter-Free Gifts for Kids.

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

12 Christmas Cookie Recipes from Around the World

Bible Journaling Kit GIVEAWAY – Embracing Destiny

The Santa Clause Movie Homeschooling Theme Day

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – November 30, 2016

December is arriving tomorrow, and we’re busy decorating for Christmas.  The process isn’t my favorite, but I love the peacefulness of the white lights all over the house.  It’s all keeping me busy, which is why I’m happy that it’s Hearts for Home time again!

Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was Christmas Activities for Kids.

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

Vanilla Scone Cookies

DIY Christmas Reversible Placemats

Corn Chowder

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – November 16, 2016

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Last week was our special Wild West day!  We’ve been working super hard to get ready, and now it’s time to prep for Thanksgiving, which is why I’m happy that it’s Hearts for Home time again!

Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was Thanksgiving Unit Study.

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

8 Advent Traditions for Your Homeschool

Dinner and a Movie: Squanto-A Warrior’s Tale

Holiday Hostess Guide | 50 DIY Gifts & Recipes

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – November 9, 2016

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That construction project from last week?  It’s almost done – but not quite.  Our big event is tomorrow, and we road-tripped for book club this month (more about that soon!) but we’re swamped prepping for tomorrow, which is why I’m happy that it’s Hearts for Home time gain!

Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

GIVEAWAY: Christmas Quiet Devotional Coloring Book

20 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

Creamy Chicken Skillet Dinner

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – November 2, 2016

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We have a special school event coming up, and we’ve been spending our days outside working on it.  It’s really hard work, and we’re all quite sore, so we’re heading out to our sporting events after dinner and promptly sitting down to rest –  which is why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was 7 Perfect Gifts for Boys.

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

Freebie Friday Linkup: Paper Doll Resources

50 Terrific STEAM Activities Get Kids Super Excite

Movie Night Family Gift Idea

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – October 26, 2016

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We’ve been field-tripping and traveling nearly every day for a few weeks, and life has kept us hopping.  We’ve been to the State Fair twice in the past week, and I’m worn out.  I can’t wait to share our adventures with you, but I need a nap first –  which is why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was Children are a Blessing.

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

What is a Paragraph? (Writing Well Wednesdays)

One More Stop in Vermont | A New Lens

DIY Honey & Peppermint Lip Balm

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – October 19, 2016

It’s Fair Week, and we’ve spent several days hanging out at the Fair.  The kids’ projects competed well, and we’ve also had four field trips and out-of-state company, which is why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was Musings of a Dance Momma ~ Gauteng Dance Festival [Part 2].

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

305 Creative Writing Prompts For Homeschoolers

Beautiful Skin Hacks Every Woman Should Be Doing!

Easy Snickers Brownie Bars

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – October 12, 2016

It’s almost time for the North Carolina State Fair, and both kids have chosen to enter items in the 4-H competitions.  We’ve spent the past few weeks hard at work on a variety of art and robotic projects, and we’ve finally delivered them to the fairgrounds.  These projects have kept us more than busy, which is why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was What If the Problem Was School in the First Place?

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

Field Trip Friday: Gold Bug Mine

How to Make Money as a Kid – The Ultimate Guide

5 Ways to Use Lemon Oil

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Hearts for Home Blog Hop – October 5, 2016

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The weather has finally changed, and it’s beautiful here in North Carolina!  I’m loving the opportunity to be outside without sweating my ears off.  We’re going to be spending as much time as possible outside this month, …

That’s why I’m happy that …

A Nest in the Rocks is now one of the co-hosts for the weekly Hearts for Home Blog link-up, which means that every Thursday you’ll find lots of great tips, recipes, and other family-friendly ideas listed throughout this post. If you’re a blogger, we’d love to have you link up your posts and join us. You can find information about the other co-hosts of this hop here.

The most clicked post from last week was What If the Problem Was School in the First Place?

Some of my favorite posts from last week were:

15 Homemade Christmas Gifts to make in July

Unit Study for “James and the Giant Peach” Musical

Child’s Desk Makeover

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