homeschool schedule

Planning for a Restful Homeschool Year {part 2}

Creating a Restful Schedule If you’re like most homeschool moms, you are probably just finishing up your school year and in the middle of a pile of books – getting ready for another school year. Before you try to cram in all the good stuff, extra programs, and schedule out every minute of your next […]

no bake energy bites recipes

30 No Bake Energy Bites Recipes

I love easy no bake recipes – especially if all that I need to do is mix them up and make them into snack-size treats. One of our family favorites? No Bake Energy Bites! No Bake Energy Bites We really like throwing together a batch of energy bites. With all the good ingredients – like oatmeal, […]

reading at The Sunny Patch

Books in a Pile: May

Reading update for May… This has been a very light reading month for me. My mom had a heart attack a few weeks ago so TJ & I headed to Maine to visit and be with family. Mom had open heart surgery (a triple bypass) and she is home recovering nicely. But, with all that’s been […]


5th Grade Weekly Wrap-Up

We’ve been visiting family in Maine for the past two weeks. My mom had a heart attack a few weeks ago and ended up in the hospital. So TJ & I packed up and went to stay with my sister and visit my parents and other family members. After some tests, they found multiple blockages in […]

A look at the doTERRA Family Physician Kit - a great kit of 10 oils perfect for getting started with essential oils.

doTERRA Family Physician Kit

If you’re just getting started with essential oils, one of the best and most cost-effective ways to begin is with a starter kit. You’ll find some of the most useful oils for family health & wellness and lots of great information to get you started. One kit that is a great way to start is […]