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

Don’t Get Overwhelmed by all the Buzz

My email box is so full right now.  Social Media is full and all the blogs are full... of nearly the same thing--Build Your Own Bundle Homeschool sale stuff... But... upon further investigation, I have found that this sale is AMAZING if you can find a way to filter through all the crazy buzz.  So, … [Read More...]

10 Patriotic Crafts and Activities for Kids

As Americans, many of us love to show our Red White and Blue Pride.  During the summer I love to have some crafty things to do on those super hot days!! What better than some things to show our pride in the U.S.A.!! These crafts are not just for Independence Day.  Memorial Day and Flag Day … [Read More...]

Baby Calves are Popping Out All Over the Farm

Spring is a time for new life on the farm.  This year, our calves are all coming fast.  We have a small herd this year since we culled some older cows last year.  We have just seven cows/heifers calving.  We also have a new dairy cow and her calf. Our herd is kept small for several … [Read More...]

5 Tips for the Frugal Homeschool

Let's face it, homeschooling can be very expensive!!  However, you can easily trim the cost down a lot with a few tips.  I am going to share 5 tips for the frugal homeschool that we have adopted over the years.  They are fairly simple to do and will help you save money. Find a … [Read More...]

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 … [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 … [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.  … [Read More...]

Large Family Homeschool Room

This year, I did it.  I set up a real life homeschool room!!  One that … [Read More...]

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