5 Good Reads on Christian Faith for Moms

5 Good Reads on Christian Faith for Moms |Vicki-Arnold.com

It's time for another round of 5 on the 5th. Seeing as today is Easter Sunday, I have decided to share 5 good reads on Christian faith for moms that I read this past month. I try to focus the Simply Vicki Facebook page on Christian faith each Sunday.Sort of a setting apart of the day. And a lot like a lot of things, I'm not getting it perfect … [Continue]

Books for Gardeners of All Kinds

Books for Gardeners of All Kinds | Vicki-Arnold.com

Gardening books are some of my favorite reads. We have a garden of some size every year. This year we are wondering if the only thing we will grow will be the strawberries because it looks like they survived the bitterly cold winter we had and our time seems to be growing smaller and smaller as the year goes on.But that doesn't stop me from … [Continue]

Activity Ideas for The Friend of Little Children – Jesus Storybook Bible

Activity Ideas for The Friend of Little Children from The Storybook Bible | Vicki-Arnold.com

In our 3-6 children's church class, we have been working through The Jesus Storybook Bible and I'm always looking for activity ideas for them. Today I have partnered with a group of bloggers to bring you some activity ideas for The Friend of Little Children as a part of a huge blog hop of sorts.We are building a list of activity ideas for EACH … [Continue]

Design Books for the Home

Design Books for the Home | Vicki-Arnold.com

Can I tell you a secret? I am a TERRIBLE decorator. It's one of those homemaking areas that I feel I should be better at, but I'm not. Some women seem to have no problem making their home beautiful, and I'm over here just trying to keep the mess at bay.One of the things I've been working on slowly, very slowly, is decluttering. God has been … [Continue]

Frugal Family Dinners – Beans

Frugal Family Dinners - Beans - 40+ recipes to help stretch your food budget.

You can't not think of beans when you think of frugal family dinners. Dry beans are very economical, even organic ones. It's a great way to save money on feeding your family.The PROBLEM with beans, for me anyways, is that I can never think of how to actually fix them. I'm sort of on a mission to whittle down our food costs and I want to take … [Continue]

Sewing Tutorials for Boys

Sewing Tutorials for Boys from Vicki-Arnold.com

Sewing is a great skill for both boys and girls, so I hunted down some sewing tutorials for boys. Most sewing tutorials you can find are for women, girls, and babies. Since I have a boy, I thought finding him some more boy-ish sewing tutorials would be a good thing.Just a couple notes: these are sewing tutorials for boys to sew, but I'm sure … [Continue]

Printable Household Planners

45 Printable Household Planners | Vicki-Arnold.com

Printable household planners can be a lifesaver. Keeping up with the organization of a household can feel overwhelming at times. There are things that need cleaned, meals that need cooked, activities that need to be attended, and holidays to plan. It's a lot, yo.If you are anything like me, digital planners and the like are fine and dandy, but … [Continue]

How to Save Money for Christmas With No Extra Money

How to Save Money for Christmas When You Have No Extra Money | Vicki-Arnold.com

Do you find yourself scrambling every November or December trying to figure out how to pay for Christmas? Do you find yourself wondering how to save money for Christmas when you have no extra money?There is a lot of wisdom in scaling back to only the necessities, giving gifts that don't cost anything, and focusing on important elements of … [Continue]