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 […]

DIY Paint with Water Pages

All of my children have loved the paint with water books.  They are pretty much mess free, and they enjoyed the creating.  However, they can be a bit hard to find and a little bit expensive.  This fall my two year old rode in the grain truck with me during milo harvest.  I asked on […]

Over $15,000 in Homeschool Giveaways

It’s that time of year, we are all getting ready for back to school.  We have curriculum to buy, lesson plans to plan, field trips to plan, and tons of other things to get done. Educents has several educational activities and other goodies worth over $15000 that they are giving away. Check it out!!  Educents […]

Homeschool Curriculum Shopping

Curriculum shopping can be so overwhelming.  Even 12 years into homeschooling, I can still walk into a curriculum hall at a convention and become overwhelmed!!  Reading reviews and making list before I start my buying has helped me make a plan for shopping whether online or at the vendor hall. I also use these to […]

Summer Fun can be Educational

Summertime can lead to a lull in learning – here are awesome resources to stave off summer brain drain!  Summer Fun can be Educational.  From games, to toys, to nature study and more.  From games to outside play to worksheets and software, you are sure to find lots of summer fun ideas to help keep […]

Christmas & Advent Studies

Every year many homeschool families choose to cut back on a lot of their school and focus more on the true meaning of Christmas.  I have gathered several items that can help you keep the focus for many different ages.   Twenty-Five Days of Christmas Quotes Copywork is a unique copywork book written by a homeschool […]

Leftover Turkey Ideas

Are you swimming in leftovers?  I know we always are after Thanksgiving.  Over the years I have found ways to use them. When you have a large family you can get quite creative in the kitchen.   I have found that pretty much any recipe that has cooked chicken in it can be used for […]

Summer Homeschool Plans & Giveaway

We don’t always homeschool through the summer.  In fact, it has been several years since we have.  However, this past year we had several interruptions, and I believe we need to cover a bit extra this year.  So, I am working on our summer homeschool plans. Our Summer Homeschool Plans, will be a light school… […]

The Bundle Giveaway Ends TODAY!!

The 2015 Build Your Bundle Sale is almost here! To celebrate the upcoming sale, they are doing a pre-sale giveaway for 3 bundles of your choice. Last year I purchased several items in this bundle sale and really enjoyed using them.  This year I have my eye on some of the publishers that are listed […]

DIY Upcycled Clipboard

I love using clipboards to help keep us organized… from corraling drawing that my children are working on, to the extra to do list, to grocery lists… I have clipboards all around our home. However, when used, they tend to get ugly… marked up, dented, spilt on and well just yucky… So, what is a […]

Merry Christmas~Free Gift

I want to wish all my readers a Merry Christmas!!  Our family will be busy over the next week or two spending time together, making memories.  This is likely the last blog post for 2014… I would like to give all of you a freebie for your family to save a few of the memories […]

We are Growing, Keeping in Touch

As my blog grows, I am adding new ways to keep in touch.  Some of you probably follow through email, Facebook and so forth.  I am now adding a newsletter that I plan to be sending out about once a week or every two weeks.  I will share a few links to blog posts, special […]

Educational Holiday Gift Guide

? Happy Holidays! ? The Educents team is excited to share their favorite deals and products with you this holiday season. Each staff member chose their favorite deal for the holidays and included it in this handy guide. Check out the deals, including free apps, art & craft supplies, personalized books, LEGO sets, martial arts […]

Pictures From Around the Farm

I am a little late posting this today, but here are a few.  We have finished Milo and soybean harvest, but still have some alfalfa seed to finish up.  So, without further ado, here are some pictures from around our farm!!  Some days I just go find my hubby out in the field and see […]

The Thanksgiving Plan Book Pre-Launch sale 40% off 10/31 -11/2

This fall has been the never ending fall harvest. My farmwife friends in our area are tending to agree. I have been in charge of running for parts, and tending to all livestock needs most of this fall. All while homeschooling, keeping up our home, having a nearly 5 month old baby who umm… well […]

Bless a Homeschooler $500 Giveaway

As homeschool moms many of us come from single income families.  We pinch and squeeze and tighten the budgets like no body’s business.  As a single income homeschool family, I know that just about any of us could use an extra $500 to use on homeschool supplies, field trips or even a coop class you […]

Preparing for the New Homeschool Year~Online Records Lessontrek

It’s that time of year.  The time when many homeschool moms are rushing around trying to get all their ducks or.. books in a row.  Suddenly they relize they need to also get their recordkeeping plans set… I like the ease of a paper record keeper, but LOVE the professionalism of an online record keeper. […]

Love Lapbooks? STOCK Up NOW!! 50% off Sale!!

Our family has enjoyed doing lapbooks for several years.  We enjoy lapbooks so much, that I started working for A Journey Through Learning back in 2011.  A Journey Through Learning has hit 10,000 Fans on Facebook, and is having a HUGE sale right now!!  You can get 50% off all downloads. This means there are over […]

Epi-Pen Bag for Children

More and more children are having to carry around an Epi-Pen, but how do you make sure your children are safely carrying their Epi-Pen with them?  How to make sure that who ever may be with you child understands what to watch for and how to help.  Medic Alert bracelets are great, but they still […]

Five Reasons to take Advantage of the Early Bird Registration for Teach Them Diligently Convention

Today is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird Teach Them Diligently Convention Registration! If you have not registered yet, get registered today! Five Reasons to go: Family Focused Christian Worldview Convention in Three Locations Ken Ham is speaking at ALL three! The Homeschool Class Reunion of the year is for the […]

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