In the Word on Wednesday: 1 John 4:4

Free printable Scripture memory flashcards from www.flandersfamily.info

When God rescued the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, miraculously parting the Red Sea and leading them to the very edge of the Promised Land, they took one look at the fearsome inhabitants of Canaan and shrunk back in fear. God promised to go ahead of them, to throw their … Continue reading

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All-American Potato Salad

All- American Potato Salad - this is a terrific recipe for feeding a crowd. We serve it warm, but it's delicious refrigerated, too!"

Looking for a good side dish for Super Bowl Sunday? You’d have a hard time doing better than a huge batch of our All-American Potato Salad. Throw in a pot of baked beans and some barbecued pulled pork sandwiches (with a little mustard and thick slices of sweet onions), and … Continue reading

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Mailbag: More Recipes?

Mailbag Mondays

Dear Jennifer, Love your blog! But we need more recipes from you!!!!We make your cinnamon rolls all the time and love them!!!! Thanks for sharing! We are always looking for large family size recipes! Thanks, Mama H Dear Mama, You can thank my daughters Rachel and Rebekah for any recipes … Continue reading

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A DIY Library for Lifelong Learners

DIY: The surest path to creativity, capability, and confidence

Anybody who knows me knows what a big bibliophile I am. I love books. I love reading. I love learning new things. When I was a young girl in school, the section of the library I camped out in most frequently was the Creative Arts section. Granted it didn’t take … Continue reading

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Painting Windows Like a Pro

FF - Window Painting

I’ve written before about my affinity for painting car windows, especially when celebrating wedding anniversaries. As you can see in the video at the bottom of this post, I’ve gotten pretty fast at it. That’s what 27 years of practice will do for you! It’s a skill that has come … Continue reading

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In the Word on Wednesday: Psalm 51:2

Free Printable: Scripture Memory Cards from www.flandersfamily.info

Our family embarked upon a 2 1/2 week road trip earlier this month — sort of an extended “early American history” tour of the east coast. In fact, we are still in the middle of it, even as I write this post in the wee hours of the morning from … Continue reading

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Easy-Bake Cinnamon Rolls

Super simple recipe for homemade cinnamon rolls from www.flandersfamily.info

Making cinnamon rolls from scratch is much simpler than it sounds – and they are so scrumptious! One taste, and you’ll never want to go back to canned. I love to add raisins and nuts to mine, but they are good without them, too. Here’s how we make them at … Continue reading

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Mailbag: 2016 Calendars for Advanced Planning

Free printable academic calendar for 2015-2016 | www.flandersfamily.info

Hi Jennifer, I love your printable calendars and I am anxiously waiting for a 2015-2016 Academic calendar!! Thanks, Advanced Planner Dear Planner, You’re really on the ball, aren’t you? I hadn’t even made next year’s academic calendar for myself yet, but — thanks to your enthusiastic prompting — here it … Continue reading

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In the Word on Wednesday: Ephesians 6:12

"For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places." - Ephesians 6:12, KJV

Here is a great verse to meditate on amid reports of terrorist attacks across the globe. To quote Haymitch Abernathy, we must “remember who the real enemy is.” For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, … Continue reading

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Mailbag Monday: Managing Computer Time

Monitoring Your Child's Computer Time -- Habits that Help

After mentioning the fact that our children are required to quote their weekly memory verses before checking out our iPad, I received some questions from readers as to whether that rule applies for other electronics, as well, and how we go about monitoring our all children’s screen time. The answer … Continue reading

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