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Vision Board 2020

Vision Board 2020

2020! What an exciting prospect of new beginnings! What is your vision for the new year! Paul reminded us in Philippians 3:14: “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.“ It is good to have goals…

A Year In 12 Photos

A Year In 12 Photos

January February March April May June July August September October November December We were so blessed this year. Again, like always, the Lord was so good to us! We made it through another year healthy (Thank you, Lord!) and accomplished a lot. This year I…

Toilet Paper Roll Snowflakes

Toilet Paper Roll Snowflakes

This is a great indoor craft to do with your kids! Kids will definitely need an adult’s help with this. It’s super fun though, so be willing to help them and go all- out on this! We even did glitter!! That’s a nasty word when toddlers are involved if you ask me! haha 😬

My girls were still in their pj’s when we did this so you’ll have to excuse their appearance! Ha! Also, the fire went out at the house the night before so the house was a whopping 55 degrees so we all were wearing layers of clothes (Matching or not) while I was trying to get the fire going again! Ha!

Things you’ll need:

○ Toilet paper rolls (or paper towel rolls)

○Ruler

○Pen

○Scissors

○Glue Gun

○Paint and paint brushes (optional)

○Glitter, ribbon, or other accessories. (optional)

Start by measuring each TP roll into 1/2″ sections. Cut along lines. That’s about all the prep work that is involed with this. You can literally glue them together any way you want! Each one we made was different. 6 pieces glued together made a nice even looking snowflake.

Just a little reality picture. (You’re welcome!) They’re not really paying much attention at this point. Charity was no longer interested in doing her own thing either so she was on the table…..and quiet! (as opposed to yelling on the floor because she can’t see whats going on! Ha!)

I let the girls paint them. I thought the white paint would make them look more like snowflakes. The “undone” look about them turned out really cute and rustic in my opinion. The girls did such a good job with this. This was their favorite part by far!

We also dabbed some glue on then dipped this in glitter. I’m sorry, but I didn’t photograph this part. Glitter is a bit hands-on! lol Then I glued a little flower embellishment I had from some scrap booking supplies. I also made some little bows I glued on 2 of them. Just little things to spruce them up a bit!

Sorry about the terrible shadows!!

I put some fishing string on these and hung them going up along my banister. I think they turned out beautiful and the girls are super proud of them! 🙂

Take a moment to pin this! 👇🏻

Wild Blackberry Harvest

Wild Blackberry Harvest

This was only the second, full year we’ve lived in this house and I got to take advantage of the wild blackberry bushes this year! We literally have wild blackberry bushes littered ALL over our property. I in no way could pick them all myself.…

Ah-Fall!

Ah-Fall!

Don’t you just love fall! We do at motherhenfive. Living in Pennsylvania we have the pleasure of having the effects of all four seasons. Pretty much equal amounts of each. We look forward to the beginning and ending of each season. What do you think…

BIG News!

BIG News!

Yes, it does have to do with the male species but not with my relationship status. By the end of this year, 4 more boys will be calling me Aunt Danielle.

You know my sister Michelle is having a baby! If you don’t, go and watch their cute video. Also, one of my closest friends are having a baby boy and I am Aunt Danielle to the little guy. For the grand finale (drum roll, please.) I am taking a new job! I am officially a nanny for two little boys!

Every year in May, I take time to reminisce. This year, I started cleaning for the 11th year. I know that that isn’t a long time, but when you are 23 years old, that is half of your life. With 10 years in one job, I decided to change it up some. I am putting down my full time cleaning tools and picking up a bottle and some dinosaurs. The excitement and the extreme terror of being responsible for children (outside of my immediate family) is a little overwhelming right now, but I am ready.

I have some ideas that I hope to share with you. There are definitely some adventures ahead. To those of you who love cleaning hacks, I am working on a blog post. It is to be for those I have cleaned for for the past few years, but I figured you would enjoy some tips and tricks.

Have a great day Y’all. Be intentional with the days that you have.

Amazon Baby Registry – Welcome Box

Amazon Baby Registry – Welcome Box

Baby #3 will be arriving in November! I saved most of the larger items like a play pen, high chair, etc. from my other two kids. I started a list on Amazon for new baby and found out they have Amazon Baby Registry now! If…

“I Have Not Forgotten” – The Patterson Sisters NEW CD PROMO

“I Have Not Forgotten” – The Patterson Sisters NEW CD PROMO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY974pf7xOw
CAMPING – Prince Galliztin State Park

CAMPING – Prince Galliztin State Park

Our first adventure in the camping was this month. We went up to our favorite get-a-way, Prince Galliztin State Park. We love just the quietness of it. It is the off-season though. Take a look at our video of our day away. We make pizza grilled cheese sandwiches while we were away. They were great! You can even make them in your iron piemaker, if you have one.

Grilling!
Lunch!

Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • Bread
  • Pepperoni
  • Ham (optional)
  • Pizza sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Butter
Watch the Video!Prince Gallitzin State Park – PA

Enjoy the grilled pizzas and your little get-a-way!

Sherri

Beautiful Bedroom Redo

Beautiful Bedroom Redo

Finished! I love the sound of that word. I can’t wait to show you all the beautiful thing I put in our master bedroom. We have been enjoying our bedroom. What a fun project. Here are some tips when you are decorating a master bedroom.…