Hi! I'm Julie. 

I met my husband during my first year of college. 18 years and 6 kids later we enjoy a crazy, busy life. Our 6 beautiful, energetic children definitely keep us busy. We have 5 boys and 1 girl who is stuck in the middle. (She's the creme filling in our family oreo! )This blog helps catalog many aspects of our life; crafts, lessons and projects. 

Several years ago I was serving the teenage girls in our church, and the age group I worked with is called "Beehives"- and they definitely kept me busy, too! (Busy kids at home + busy kids at  church = My Busy Beehives! )

From time to time I have requests to purchase some of the items found on this blog, so I created an online store called Bear Hugs and Beehives. I periodically update what is being offered on that site, so be sure to check it out! 

Please feel free to leave me comments, or to share my posts and ideas on your own sites, just be sure to link back to my blog. Thanks for visiting!


  1. Julie,
    you have a great Blog.
    Best wishes

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