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!


  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!