Introducing Tessa’s Treasure Shop & a Giveaway

Introducing Tessa’s Treasure Shop & a Giveaway

Welcome back to my Biz Kids series! I haven’t done them in a while, but this one has been in the works for a couple months. 🙂 I’d love for my readers to welcome Miss Tessa from Tessa’s Treasure Shop to Busy Being Blessed! She’s a beautiful, talented girl who has an awesome mama (my…

LessonTrek Homeschool Planner Review + a Coupon!

LessonTrek Homeschool Planner Review + a Coupon!

**Note: I received a Free LessonTrek subscription in exchange for this review** As mentioned in a previous review, I am pretty much a failure when it comes to planners. I have the best intentions, but I am so easily distracted and so very forgetful, that there are so many things that end up halfway done….

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Friends & Heroes Homeschool Unit Study #1 (Review)

Disclosure: I did receive a complimentary copy of this unit study / curriculum, in exchange for an honest review. We are a homeschooling family consisting of Mama, Papa, 4th-almost-5th grade boy (Jeremiah/Jerem/JT/J1), 2nd-almost-3rd grade boy (Josiah/Joe/JB/J2), Kindergartner (Jamin/J-bug/JZ/J3), and preschooler (Jace/Jacey/JIP/J4). The big boys and I have recently been using the first Homeschool Unit Study in the…

10 FREE Things to Do on an Unplugged Staycation (Summer Ideas)
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10 FREE Things to Do on an Unplugged Staycation (Summer Ideas)

What do you do when you want to have some fun family time, but you’re strapped for cash and need to stay close to home? Sometimes just seeing things written down in list form can give me ideas, so I hope this little list is helpful to you in spending more quality time with your…

Teaching Kids to Save Money
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Teaching Kids to Save Money

Most parents know that they need to teach their children how to manage their money. Perhaps it’s because they have had to learn the hard way through their own mistakes because their parents did not pass on the information to them. Maybe it’s because they have struggled financially for a long time. It could be…

Business Connection: Meet Rainy from TOH!

Business Connection: Meet Rainy from TOH!

Business Connection is my new series that features women just like you, who have taken part in a home-based business. Rainy Benedict is our very first guest. She works with Trades of Hope, a company with beautiful products on a mission. Fair-trade items such as jewelry, scarves, handbags, home decor and more are hand-made by…

Keep FiiT Friday: The Four “Ps” to Change…Part 2

The Second “P” to Change: Promises In my very late second installment of the 4 “Ps” to Change post, (if you missed the first, check it out here) I would like to talk about God’s promises, and how standing on them will help you to succeed in your goals. This can apply to any goals, but…

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Healthy Tips Thursday: Homemade Sunscreen

Thanks to my sweet and beautiful sister-in-law for this tip! This is the recipe she uses and said it works great. It was originally found on an image on Pinterest, with no credit. I tried a google images search and came up with nothing. What do you say about an all natural sunscreen, with no…

Biz Kids: Meet Thomas from Dassel Software Development

Biz Kids: Meet Thomas from Dassel Software Development

Thomas is the 16 year old owner and creator of Dassel Software Development. Thank you so much, Thomas, for being an interviewee here at Busy Being Blessed. 🙂 Okay, first of all, I have to mention that I love your mom. She is such a fun friend and encourager to me! I read through your…

Tune in Tuesday: Casting Crowns Mini Concert!

Casting Crowns has got to be my all-time favorite group. Don’t get me wrong, there are LOTS of great Christian artists and groups out there, but CC just always hits right to the heart of the matter in everything. They don’t mince words and they aren’t afraid to tell it like it is, even if…

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Book Review: Mr Pete, Where Are Your Feet?

Please note that the author provided me with a complimentary digital copy of this book for review purposes. I received no monetary compensation, and the following review is completely honest, and entirely my opinion. I really enjoyed Mr. Pete, Where Are Your Feet? by Katherine Bartlett. This is such a sweet, precious little book, with…

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Book Review: All Right Here

Please note that Tyndale House Publishers provided me with a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes. I received no monetary compensation, and the following review is completely honest, and entirely my opinion. This review may contain spoilers. I enjoyed the book All Right Here: 1 (The Darlings) by Carre Armstrong Gardner. There were…

Biz Kids: Meet Scarlett of Fiddle Dee Designs!

Biz Kids: Meet Scarlett of Fiddle Dee Designs!

When I saw the facebook site this little girl and her mom had started, I had the idea to showcase talented and entrepreneurial kids and their work. 🙂 Please make sure you check out her facebook page and give it a like! Scarlett is a ten year old homeschooler who creates Duck Tape wallets, smallets,…