A Look into Our Daily Lives, On the Farm and Around the Home

FREE Farm Memory Game

It's spring on the farm and there are new babies coming every few days.  Spring on the farm is a busy time and sometimes I need a bit of time to get inside things done quickly without my sweet three-year old's constant interruptions.  He loves to play games with his siblings, and this gives me a bit … [Read More...]

Picking Out the Best Homeschool Curriculum for your Family

It's that time of year when I start thinking about what I am going to need for the next school year. I evaluate where each child is and what each one needs to be doing. I ask them about their interests and things they may want to be learning... Then I start browsing curriculum and ideas. I … [Read More...]

Tot School with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Our baby, really not a baby anymore is nearing four.  Currently, his favorite book is The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  To help guide him along with learning colors, shapes, hand-eye coördination and more, I am gathering fun games and activities for him to do.  Many of these I am finding on the … [Read More...]

Chocolate Peppermint Loaf

I love baking and cooking.  I often find myself stuck in a rut with breads though. However, I love chocolate and love peppermint, so this Chocolate Peppermint Loaf is now becoming a family favorite.   Just think, you can use all those leftover candy canes for something now!! Great for after school … [Read More...]

5 Tips for Homemaking Struggles

Homemaking, the cooking, cleaning, laundry, all of it, can be a huge homemaking struggle.  It can leave you horrified, that things got to this point.  Most of us, if we are honest, will even admit to having homemaking struggles of some sort.  Since I am writing this post, I will say, that I have had … [Read More...]

Christmas Math Activities

Do you struggle to keep the learning going during December?  Here are a few Christmas Math Activities.  I can't wait to do some of these with my children.  We pretty much take off school through the month due to so much going on.  Our deer season is in the beginning of the month and have been … [Read More...]

Nativity Crafts for a Family Centered Christ Focused Christmas

Through the month of December our family likes to do a lot of crafts.  As I have mentioned we try hard to keep Christ at the Center.  What better way than to do a few Nativity Crafts?  Many of these crafts will use things you have at home. Many of these Nativity Crafts can be done by multiple … [Read More...]

Busy Mom? Here’s Help Plus a Free Printable to Get you Started

We have to start our day right. How you start your day can leave an impact on the entire day, and sometimes week. I am just as guilty as any other mom out there. I have my list of things that I think need to be done and start in, skipping the biggest part of the day that will impact my entire … [Read More...]

16 Free and Frugal Christmas Activities for the Whole family

Christmas is a time to remember our Savior's Birth with our family.  However, so often it is easy to get distracted by this activity and that, meetings and ball games, and church and school and, well you get the idea.  We also tend to get distracted by money... we want to buy this for our kids, that … [Read More...]

Large Family Homeschool Room

This year, I did it.  I set up a real life homeschool room!!  One that should make our lives so much easier. It will mean that my kitchen and dining room tables should not be covered in books all the time.  This room is a small bedroom that has been used as a catch-all and had always been a bit … [Read More...]

Getting Fit as a Busy Mom

Hey Mom, yes you!!  You are busy right?  Are you finding it hard to get … [Read More...]

It’s Popping Up Spring All Over the Farm

Spring on the farm is full of some crazy days.  We have new baby calves, … [Read More...]

Across the USA, Teaching U.S.A Geography

My children LOVE geography!  We have numerous maps all over our home, and … [Read More...]

Homeschool Giveaway: Get Ready for Spring

Some days it is feeling like spring.  Others not so much.  The spring … [Read More...]

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