The World of Christopher Robin – Poetry Book Giveaway

The World of Christopher Robin - a National Poetry Month giveaway!

To celebrate National Poetry Month, I decided to give away a copy of a lovely book I came across. You can also check out my post 12 Books for Kids to Celebrate National Poetry Month for some ideas of books to look for at your library. Now on to the giveaway! I am giving away a copy of The World of Christopher Robin: The Complete Poems of When We … [Continue]

12 Books for Kids to Celebrate National Poetry Month

12 Books for Kids to Celebrate National Poetry Month from Vicki-Arnold.com

April is National Poetry month, did you know that? That is actually one of the first things I learned when I started writing online. I've learned a lot over these last several years, some of it is even useful! To kick off National Poetry month here on the blog, I have a fun list of 12 poetry books for kids. Their parents just might enjoy … [Continue]

How to Save Money Feeding Your Family

How to Save Money Feeding Your Family from Vicki-Arnold.com

And no, this is not another gardening post. I will take the moment to say that growing your own food is the best money saving tip I have, but I've already covered that. So today we are talking strategies to feeding your family for $25 per person for a full week. That equates to $3.57 per person, per day. To break it down even further, $1 per … [Continue]

Where Should I Plant My First Garden? – A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening

Where Should I Plant My Garden? (A Beginner's Guide to Gardening) from Vicki-Arnold.com

The next installment in our Beginner's Guide to Gardening series is to answer the question "Where should I plant my first garden?" Now, I obviously do not know where each and every one of your live, that would be overwhelming...and a bit creepy. So I can't give you exact instructions, but I can tell you what to look for when planning where to … [Continue]

E is for Egg – Alphabet Activities for All Ages

E is for Eggs - Alphabet Activities for All Ages - a fun, egg-centered book list from Vicki-Arnold.com

We have reached the letter E in our alphabet studies. This one was a fun one to find books for. There are a lot of different ways you can approach eggs. I hope you enjoy the books as much as I did. I think my kids liked them, too. We had some beautiful weather here this week and that trumped a lot of our planned activities. After a record snowy … [Continue]

Beezus and Ramona Book Study Review

Beezus and Ramona Printable Book Study from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom (a Review) from Vicki-Arnold.com

Enchanted Homeschooling Mom was created by a homeschooling mom for other homeschool moms and families. Jill prolifically creates educational printables of all kinds. You can find free printables on her blog, but the real treasure is her member's only website. On the Enchanted Homeschooling Mom Member's Only website, you will find over 300 … [Continue]

What Should I Plant in My First Garden? – A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening

What Should I Plant in My First Garden? (A Beginner's Guide to Gardening) from Vicki-Arnold.com

I get a decent amount of questions about gardening. Unfortunately, I do not have time to answer everyone's emails individually. I got to thinking about this. One of the reasons I blog is because I want to be helpful. So over the next few weeks, I'm going to run a series called A Beginner's Guide to Gardening where I will answer some of the common … [Continue]

St. Patrick’s Day Counting Practice Worksheet

Free St. Patrick's Day Counting Practice Worksheet from Vicki-Arnold.com

Wanna hear a funny story? I sat down to create my very first ever mini-pack of printables. Basically, a printable that is more than one page since I feel I've grown in my one page skills and was ready to try multiple pages, you know. So, I sat down and spent a couple hours putting together this printable and making a template to make future … [Continue]

D is for Dog Booklist- Alphabet Activities For All Ages

D is for Dog - 15 Books About Man's Best Friend on Vicki-Arnold.com

Life has been kind of crazy around our house. For the last week or so, we've been dealing with some sinus issues. We owe a big thanks to the lovely, steady weather we've had around here. And, yes, that is sarcasm. We had a day of weather in the 50's and after the polar vortex weather of January and most of February, it might as well have been in … [Continue]