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Toilet Paper Roll Snowflakes

Toilet Paper Roll Snowflakes

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…

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.…



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 of when you think of fall?

  • campfires
  • pumpkin “everything”
  • corn mazes
  • parades
  • apple orchards
  • etc…

We are right there with you! I also think of cozying up with a big old throw to keep you warm. I made one of those popular throws and I want to show you how I made it. If you knit or crochet this will be an easy craft for you. If not, don’t worry it is super easy.

My throw on our bed!

This is the yarn I used. I got it last year at Michaels when it was half off! I used three of these.
Start with a loop
and make a chain, like in crochet. I made mine 32 chains. If you want it more square – 24.
Go back the other way and pull your yarn through. May sure your chain and loops are loose. You will need the room.
Pulling throw the loop
Keep all “stitches” laying flat and all the same way!

You end it just like you do crocheting – pulling it over the loop you just crocheted.
Love this Throw!

We hope you have a happy fall! What are you making new for FALL?


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…

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

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…

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.…

“Squeeze” the Day

“Squeeze” the Day

Life . . . what comes to your mind when you hear that word?

  • a lot to do
  • Regrets
  • Joy
  • Blessed

We focus so much on that 10% of negativity!

Here are a few suggestions I gave at Natalie’s Mother/Daughter Banquet when I was speaking there a few weeks ago.

L – Love God and His Word

Have a personal walk with the Lord.  Yes, you should be in church and listening to the preacher preach every Sunday, but you need to hear from the Lord yourself.  Have a plan and take action.

                Psalm 119:11  Thy word have I hid I mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

 E-  Establish Goals

Goals are a good thing! 

1 Corinthians 9:25 – And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things.

You should have all kinds of goals:

  • Personal
  • Spiritual
  • Family
  • Marital
  • Health
  • Financial
  • Ministry
  • Home Improvements
  • Hobbies

“if you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” – Zig Ziglar

M – Motivate Yourse

  • Vision Board
  • Goal Sheets (Pinterest)
  • Buy a new outfit in the size smaller

Galatians 4:18-  But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.

2 Timothy 2:26  –  And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.

O – Order In the Home

Proverbs 14:1 – Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

“Build” – Increase and strengthen

1 Corinthians 14:40 – Let all things be done decently and in order.

It’s hard to be focused on goals when the home is cluttered and disorganized.

Check out my post I did on our master bedroom!

In the back of your mind you are thinking, I want to do THIS (Goal), but I should be doing THIS (Clean house, declutter, organize, etc…).

  • start with one room at a time
  • start with one drawer at a time
  • cleaning schedule
  • meal planning
  • family schedule

Whatever is not working – FIX IT!

N – Narrow Priorities

  • Personal Time
  • Church Time
  • Family Time

1 Corinthians 10:23 – All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

S – Serve Others

Hebrews 3:13  – But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

There are people in your church who need encouragement.

There are people in your neighborhood who need encouragement.

There are people in your home who need encouragement.

Life is too hard and too short not to “Squeeze” the Day!

Master Bedroom Refresh

Master Bedroom Refresh

Hello friends! These past few months I’ve been updating my Master Bedroom. I videoed the entire process and am excited to share the final results! Here are the links mentioned in the video! Diffuser Charging Dock Bedroom Lights Ottoman Rug Pillow Cases Charger|us|unbxdsuggestion|201811132211556208_1#/20275814 Disclaimer:…