This week Family Fun Friday features organizing hacks you’ll love, Fall kid’s art, educational crafts for kids, tips on how to give kids some freedom while keeping them safe, loads of chicken recipe ideas like chicken enchilada, crispy chicken, and chicken teriyaki. Readers also have access to loads of free preschool homeschool printables like the entire alphabet and morning board printables, as well as a beautiful free Fall inspired wall art. You’ll never run out of great 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
Introducing our new team of co-hosts – just in time for FALL! 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!
Meet our Family Fun Friday hostesses:
|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 Scrggbug Corner. Follow: Blog / Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter /Google +. Herchel will feature organizing and family fun.|
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If you’re a mom keep reading because we have some wonderful fun ideas to inspire you with your little ones and family. My blogging friends are linking up craft ideas, fun in the kitchen, preschool & homeschool ideas, and ways to spend time as a family.
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Highlights and FUN FREEBIES!
Don’t miss my FREE Preschool Circle Time Morning Board Printables – this subscriber freebie goes away at the end of this month. And, subscribers have access to all my FREE alphabet printables – over 1,200 pages of games, activities, and reading fun for every letter of the alphabet. I just finished with the publication of the Letter Z (feel free to stop by the post and pick up your copy!)
For FALL I’m highlighting a “How to” create a Fall Wreath Using Real Leaves – a great activity for family fun – collecting fall leaves. I’ve also created a FREE Fall Wall Art printable. You can frame it and put it on a bookshelf or fireplace mantel for a little free fall decorating.
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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.
Easy Chicken Recipes
Looking for a new and easy way to cook chicken? Sometimes I get stuck in a rut with chicken so I’m so glad Danita is featuring easy Chicken recipes this week! For more great recipes check out Danita’s blog over at O Taste and See. When you have a minute, show her a little bloggy love on Facebook.
Lots of variety here to change up cooking with chicken!
1. Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole by I Dig Pinterest. A few simple ingredients + one pan = Dinner! And besides, I love all things “Mexican”!
2. Garlic Lime Chicken by Sandy’s P.O.V. An easy marinade that makes a tasty dinner.
3. Cheesy Crispy Chicken by Lou Lou Girls. Anything rolled in Ritz crackers HAS to be good!
4. Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole by Oh My Heartsie Girl. Gotta love this one…. fun way to get your kids to eat casserole…top it with potato chips!
5. Herb Roasted Chicken with Pan Seared Tomatoes by Balm to My Soul. I love the beautiful colors and flavor combinations of this dish.
6. Teriyaki Chicken Marinade by Jodie Fitz. Once the chicken is marinated with this tasty Teriyaki the possibilities are practically endless.
Thanks Danita for these features – my hubby loves Mexican so I may need to try the Enchilada dish first!
Encouragement and Tips for Busy Moms
Misty is passionate about women’s ministry and she shares her inspiring posts on her blog Beautiful Ashes. This week she’s featuring some Inspirational Thoughts for Moms. Follow the link to Misty’s blog and if ya’ll have a minute stop by Misty’s Facebook Page and show her a little bloggy love.
Educational Crafts for Kids
If your family enjoys educational crafts for kids, you’ll want to check out these great resources rounded up by Selena from Look We’re Learning. Cute back-to-school and fall inspired activities are being featured this week. If you have a minute, show stop by Look We’re Learning and show Selena a little bloggy love on Facebook.
What happens after the clutter is gone? Herchel form Scruggbug corner has some fabulous features that will help you get organized and enjoy all the de-cluttering steps from last week. If you have a minute, please stop by and give her a little bloggy Facebook love!
Thanks again for all your wonderful ideas! I hope these Family Friendly and Fun ideas inspire you.
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I pray you are blessed by this effort to share ideas on having Family Fun.
In His Grip,
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