Family Fun Friday this week features tasty Thanksgiving Day leftover recipes and lots of Christmas gift giving, decorating ideas and giveaways, including a long list of goodies as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Homeschooling Giveaways! Don’t miss out on over $600 of educational resources. We’re also featuring apple recipes, out of the box ways to teach, and moving towards a more meaningful Christmas. You’ll never run out of ideas for family fun at Family Fun Friday!
Every week we feature the best link-ups on the web with free printables, games, activities, money-saving and organizing ideas, recipes and more. If you are looking for the best tips, links, resources, freebies and more – you’ve come to the right place! Welcome to the Family Fun Friday community. Family Fun Friday is all about connecting as a family. We feature great ideas for family fun, and things to help moms get things done so they have more time to spend doing what they love to do – be with family! If you like Family Fun Friday, help this blog party grow by giving it a +1 on Google+. Thanks so much!
Family Fun Friday
I love my co-hosts Danita, Selena, Misty, and Herchel. Your links get five times the exposure as they will show up on five blogs at the same time. Woo-Hoo! Each co-host is featuring her top picks from the party so you get an increased chance in being featured as well. Each featured post will be pinned by the hostesses so be sure to link up your best!
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|Monica created Family Fun Friday and blogs at HappyandBlessedHome.com where she shares free preschool tools and printables, encouraging words for moms, and ideas for having fun together as a family. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google + / Bloglovin’/ Instagram. Monica will feature Family Fun Posts.|
|Danita enjoys blogging about cooking and shares yummy recipes on her blog OTasteandSee. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google +. Danita will feature Delicious Recipes.|
|Selena is a homeschooling graduate and a homeschooling mom to four super special kids. She blogs at Look! We’re Learning! about unit studies, foreign language, and homeschooling with ADHD. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Instagram / Twitter.|
|Misty is passionate about women’s ministry and encouraging the hearts of wives and moms. You can check out her inspired posts on Beautiful Ashes. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google +. Misty will feature posts to encourage women and family fun.|
|Herchel enjoys blogging about parenting, organizing, crafting, and having good old-fashioned kid fun her blog Gym, Craft, Laundry. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google +. Herchel will feature organizing and family fun.|
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Highlights and FUN FREEBIES!
This week I’m featuring Christmas crafts, decorating and giveaways! I’ve got a super 12 days of Christmas Homeschool Resource Giveaway. I’m even sharing 20 Fun Ideas for a Kid Made Christmas – the round up includes a $2,000 cash giveaway so be sure to click through and enter to win.
FREE Printables! Last week I created some FREE Printable Advent Ornaments. If you are looking for printable 12 Days of Christmas ornaments AND something to satisfy your sweet tooth, check out these Oreo Balls. They taste just as good as they look.
Thanks to all my blogging friends for linking up last week at Family Fun Friday. I have a special YouTube Video for you at Thank You All My Blogging Friends! So many great ideas, crafts and things to do! If you link up, you permit me to use your pictures/ideas as part of future posts and/or social media. Now on to some fabulous posts for moms.
Inspiring Traditions for Family Fun
Looking for ideas and way to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas? Check out this round up of great ideas from Herchel at Gym, Craft, Laundry. She’s featuring some fun homemade ornaments throughout the month so make sure you take a peek. If you have a minute, please stop by and give her a little bloggy Facebook love!
- From This Kitchen Table shared some great ideas for Taking the Emphasis off of Gifts at Christmas.
- Calm, Healthy, Sexy shares Five Free Gifts to Give Yourself and your Family this Christmas – her ideas may surprise you!
- Candle in The Night shared 50 Useful Clutter Free Gifts.
- The Best List of Gifts for Kids that Don’t Need Toys gives some helpful insight for parents from Women With Intention.
- Love these 25 DIY Advent Calendar Ideas from Super Mommy Club.
- With her unique take on Christmas, My Big Fat Happy Life shared 24 Non Messy Elf on the Shelf Antics. Fun!
Delicious Thanksgiving Leftover and Apple Recipes
Unique Ways to Teach
This week Selena is featuring Unique Ways to Teach Kids on her blog Look We’re Learning. An ABC Seed Sensory Bin, Geography resources for kids ages 5-10, preschool math games, and more. If you have a minute, stop by Look We’re Learning and show Selena a little bloggy love on Facebook.
Encouraging Words for Moms
Misty is out on vacation this week. We wish her and her family all the best. You can find Misty with loads of encouraging words for moms on her blog Beautiful Ashes. If ya’ll have a minute please stop by Misty’s Facebook Page and show her a little bloggy love.
Thanks again for all your wonderful ideas! I hope these Family Friendly and Fun ideas inspire you.
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In His Grip,
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Calling ALL Bloggers! HUGE Giveaway January 1, 2015
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