Many Little Links: January 17, 2010

Many Little Links

This round up is pretty long this time around.  It would seem that medical worries and a trip to Florida have kept me from writing one of these lists for a whole month!  Wow!  So, let me share some great link finds with you.

Easy Applique – Flexible Dreams
I haven’t tried to do applique, but have really been wanting to try it.  This tutorial made it seem very accessible.

Praying Through Our Christmas Cards – Mommy on Fire
This is such a fabulous way to pray for friends and family.  Well — the friends and family that manage to send a Christmas card to you!  I think we’ll have to try Natalie’s great idea!

I Was Homeschooled – My Daily
Excellent post from a woman who grew up being homeschooled!

My Life of Crime – Smockity Frocks
Who knew my friend Connie, whom I like to refer to as Smockity when I mention her to my husband, probably caused her mother so much grief, all over a sweet tooth.  Love the illustrations on this post especially.

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget – Marc and Angel Hack Life

Heart-Shaped Bird Feeder DIY – Alphamom
Great winter project to work on with the kids!  Love the shape of it too.

Tips for Encouraging Independent Learning – Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers
My kids are starting to work independently a bit more now, but I know this is an area that we will need to keep working on.

Your Husband Picked You – Homegrown Mom
What a wonderful reminder!  Thanks, Angela!

Rapunzel’s Golden Hair Birthday Party – Oh Amanda
We saw Tangled and just loved it.  Know what else I love?  Amanda’s Tangled-themed birthday party!  Love, love, love it!

My Top Ten Homeschool Resolutions – The Homeschool Classroom (by Angela from Homegrown Mom)
I laughed.  I cried.  I loved it.  (Okay, I didn’t really cry.)

Fifteen Ideas for a Mental Health Day – The Homeschool Classroom (by Kris from Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers)
Great list of ideas for some non-traditional school days.

101 Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying, and Thinking – Marc and Angel Hack Life
I laughed.  I cried.  I loved it.  (Yeah, I really did cry this time.)

Tips for Reposting an Older Post – Organizing Your Way
Excellent tips for bloggers who like to repost some of their older work.

Child Drawn Christmas Ornaments – Sycamore Stirrings
I know that it’s after Christmas now, but this is still a great post and would be great to start working on already!

Mini Clipboard Gifts – Let’s Explore
A fun craft that would also be great for gift giving!

Angie Kauffman
Angie, a domestically challenged nerd and mom of three very fun kids, is the founder of Real Life at Home.  Angie also listens to music every chance she gets, writes eBookspodcastsloves Pinterestdocuments the little moments in life on Instagram, and occasionally sleeps.


  1. says

    Hopped over…Love the link about praying through Christmas Cards! What a great idea opportunity to teach the kids about praying for those you may not see on a regular basis.

  2. says

    Dropping by from the HHH…These links are awesome! Loved the homeschool resolutions link!

    Your idea above for 12 pics on the 12th of each month is a wonderful one. Fun too!