Teaching Kids the True meaning of Memorial Day at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Teaching My Kids the True Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day – it seems such an odd day to “celebrate.” The parties and barbecues and games are a stark contrast to the somber remembrance of lives lost.Over the years the true meaning of Memorial Day has been lost in the excitement of a 3 day weekend and the celebration of the beginning of summer.I want my children to understand […]

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May the 4th Be With You!

May the 4th Be With You!I’m not normally very big on parties, decorating and such, but this is Star Wars y’all! I’ll take any opportunity to geek out with Star Wars.A few years ago I put together a Star Wars treat pack (from Sandy Toes and Popsicles) for NerdNerfer for Father’s Day and it was a BIG hit. Wasn’t it […]

Family Time Made Easy with The Family Journal

Families are busy these days, and ours is certainly no exception. We squeeze in quality family time wherever and however we can! But sometimes it’s nice to slow down and be more intentional about our dreams and goals. The Family Journal from Byron’s Games makes this SO easy! In the interest of complete transparency, I was really dreading this review. […]

Personal Finance for Teens Made Easy!

Teaching personal finance to our teens doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or difficult prospect. As a family that has been learning a lot about budgeting and paying off debt over the past 3–5 years, I can honestly admit that sometimes it DOES feel overwhelming when I think about teaching these concepts to my children. Well let me tell ya, […]

10 Unique Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts

Nothing says “I Love You!” like a unique handmade Valentine’s Day gift, but us non-creatives (yep, that’s me!) sometimes have difficulty coming up with ideas for an awesome gift.  Yay for Pinterest!! I found some really fun and beautiful ideas and printables and would like to share them with you.  Happy Valentine’s Day!   12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights […]

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Our Favorite Websites for FREE Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a wonderful addition to any home, but they can be a little pricey! We’ve found quite a few resources for free audiobooks over the years. We listen to audiobooks as an alternative to screen time, on long car rides, and while we’re working on other projects like lego building, drawing, or handicrafts.   Librivox https://librivox.org/ Librivox has free […]

Paying Off Debt When You’re Dirt Poor

My husband was committed to paying off debt. The only problem was, we were dirt poor. No savings. Nothing of value to sell. A family of four living on roughly $46K a year. I’ll admit, when my husband told me his plan I had a very “Yeah right, whatever you say dear” attitude about it. I had taken care of […]

A Unique Personalized Gift from CrossTimber Name Meaning Gifts

If you’re looking for a unique personalized gift for someone on your Christmas list, CrossTimber’s Name Plaque, Name Cards, or Bookmarks might be just the thing! For this review, I chose the 8″x10″ Plaque Print. The package arrived very quickly and included a fun packet of Amazing Name Print Activity Sheets, which was an extra bonus! My son LOVED them. […]

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Free Printable Christmas List for Kids

Here in The Nerddom, we try very hard to teach our kids that Christmas is about more than “stuff” and “getting.” I created this printable Christmas list to help them focus less on the stuff and more on the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase […]

Free Printable Weekend Camping Menu Planner at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Free Printable Camping Menu Planner

  We are headed to the campground soon to try out our new (to us) pop-up camper that we recently acquired. I’m back today to share with you a fun weekend camping menu planner that you can download for FREE! Eat Like a King! Let’s face it, camping can be hard. Unless you have a mini-house that you drive or […]