Help Love146 Rebuild After Typhoon Glenda Devastation

Help Love146 Rebuild After Typhoon Glenda Devastation | The Homemade Creative

Love146 is an organization dear to my heart, because they work around the world for freedom, recovery, and joy for survivors of sex trafficking, as well as prevention care and education. In a recent blog post, they shared an urgent need regarding their work in the Philippines, and I’m glad to be able to share [...]

What I Read #1 – June 2014

What I Read #1 - June 2014 | The Homemade Creative

*I received complimentary copies of the following books.* You may have noticed that I read a TON of books every year. I’m starting a new feature on the blog, called What I Read, that will recap my literary adventures each month. I will continue featuring individual books in my Friday In The Library posts, and my children’s book [...]

Help Victims of Child Trafficking With Love146

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*This is a guest post provided by Love146.” This June, we gave away our first Rapid Response Backpacks to trafficked youth in the United States. Found in a hotel room, barely awake after a nightmare, a place you never thought you’d be. Someone else is there, offering you “help.” Right — because people around here are [...]

Get In Shape With Zumba Fitness World Party

Get In Shape With Zumba Fitness World Party | The Homemade Creative

*I received this game for free.* I’ve been wanting to get into shape and lose weight for a long time, but exercise is a struggle for me because of a back injury from high school, various health complications, and frankly, because I’m at a weight right now that is not conducive to exercise. While my [...]

Lithium Coin Battery Safety – Is Your Child At Risk?

Lithium Coin Battery Safety - Is Your Child At Risk? | The Homemade Creative

*This is a sponsored post.* I think most of us moms (and dads, for that matter) of young children find ourselves examining everything around us with certain questions in mind. Are there small parts that Serenity can snap off and swallow? Can that thing electrocute her if when she sticks it in her mouth? If [...]

A PeppyParents Bath Time

A PeppyParents Bath Time | The Homemade Creative

*I received product to facilitate this post.* Bath time is a BIG DEAL at our house. Serenity used to love taking baths every chance she got, but she had a traumatic shower experience a few months ago involving poop (not hers – another child’s), and has been gun shy of water ever since (just wait [...]

Serenity Loves Her Austin Lloyd Box + Giveaway

Serenity Loves Her Austin Lloyd Box + Giveaway | The Homemade Creative

*I received product to facilitate this post.* I discovered the existence of monthly subscription boxes several months ago on another blog, and have wanted to get my hands on one ever since. I ordered a nerdy one back in January (and again this month) for my husband, last week I told you about one that [...]

I Really Want A Fllo By Clek!!!

I Really Want A Fllo By Clek!!!! | The Homemade Creative

So, pretty neat car seat coming out of Canada this July, that’s making me want to chuck my budget right out the window. I mean, really, who needs to pay rent, right?!? Seriously, though, while my $45 cheapy-brand convertible car seat works just fine, and would “probably” be safe-ish in a car accident (it IS [...]

I Love Jesus, But Was Disappointed By “Son Of God”

I Love Jesus, But Was Disappointed By "Son Of God" | The Homemade Creative

*I received a complimentary copy of this film.* I’ve been wanting to watch the new Jesus movie, Son Of God since it came out in theaters. I am always somewhat leery of Christian films because of the instant and apparently unavoidable controversies and bickering that spring up around them, from the religious and the non-religious alike, [...]