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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 curriculum […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 internet, others I am […]

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 snacks or something to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting Fit as a Busy Mom

Hey Mom, yes you!!  You are busy right?  Are you finding it hard to get enough exercise?  Staying fit is not going as it used to?  Have Diastases Recti?  Well, one of my friend’s has something to help us all out!!  Getting Fit as a Busy mom may no longer be as hard. Another Mom […]

It’s Popping Up Spring All Over the Farm

Spring on the farm is full of some crazy days.  We have new baby calves, lots of mud, and a lot of new green…Kitties, chicks and more… The crops are greening up, the winter bare milo fields are getting green with weeds soon to be tilled.  The cows are calving and the wild animals are […]

Across the USA, Teaching U.S.A Geography

My children LOVE geography!  We have numerous maps all over our home, and they all have atlases to look through.  However, we haven’t done much with state facts, or many worksheets.  But, that is all about to change with this BRAND new Homeschool Geography resource!! Across the USA is a brand new curriculum designed to […]

Homeschool Giveaway: Get Ready for Spring

Some days it is feeling like spring.  Others not so much.  The spring feeling days gets me in the mood to organize and plan for the next school year.  I am also excited to have some summer learning activities for my children. It’s a special week. This week is The Ultimate Homeschool Spring Giveaway. I’m […]

Free Early Childhood Reading Resource Pack

Are you currently teaching a child to read? Are you or your child frustrated? Teaching reading can be frustrating for both parent and child.  This Early Childhood Reading Resource Pack is chock full of fun, engaging, reading activities and games to help take the frustration out! Activities include games for: Comprehension Alphabetical Order Rhyming Missing […]

Free Homeschool Convention Organization Pages

It’s that season, time to be preparing for the homeschool convention you go to.  Over the years I have come to find out homeschool conventions do not have to be stressful.  A little planning beforehand can make a huge difference.  I have put together five pages that will help you have the best homeschool convention […]

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