finger knitting for beginners

Finger Knitting for Beginners

Finger knitting is a perfect family project. We love to work on finger knitting (and other projects!) while we listen to audiobooks or read … [Read More...]


Ultimate DIY Bundle

There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, homeschooling, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of … [Read More...]

Take a peek at a week in our homeschool life!

5th Grade Weekly Wrap-Up

It was a quiet week here (thank goodness!). TJ is getting more and more independent in her work everyday - it's interesting to watch her mature and … [Read More...]

free unit study the Snow Queen

The Snow Queen – a 5-day Unit Study

Free for subscribers! I have a new download - all about Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen and Disney's Frozen. You'll compare the two … [Read More...]

healthy breakfast cereal

Healthy Breakfast Cereal: A Collection of Recipe Ideas

It's often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not get your day started off on the right foot with a healthy … [Read More...]


Take a peek at a week in our homeschool life!

Last weekend we celebrated TJ's 11th birthday. She decorated cupcakes with her friends, spent the … [Read More...]

homeschool highlights first form latin

If you've thought about studying Latin with your kids but were overwhelmed at the thought of trying … [Read More...]

art projects for kids impressionist resources

I am not a huge fan of messy art projects for kids but my daughter is and, thankfully, as she gets … [Read More...]

In the Kitchen…

A perfect Christmas recipe! I love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate.

Peanut butter and chocolate is one of my favorite combinations. Nick isn't a fan so I don't make … [Read More...]

I just love a good Christmas recipe! These cookies are my favorite - soft peanut butter cookies & sweet chocolate kisses. Perfection!

This is one of my favorite cookies and, from the reaction of those who receive these as gifts, it's … [Read More...]

The PERFECT Christmas recipe for peppermint patties. This makes a huge batch so you'll have lots for your Christmas tins!

One of my best friends from college days is a superb cook and always makes the yummiest treats. … [Read More...]

Healthy Living…

essential oils

I opened my first box of essential oils a few weeks ago. I looked at all the little glass bottles … [Read More...]

The perfect creamy, decadent dessert for Trim Healthy Mamas.

It is really easy to follow the Trim Healthy Mama plan without buying a bunch of special … [Read More...]

Needing some help with Trim Healthy Mama? This post details how to mark & tab your book for quick and easy use. Perfect for beginners!

Following the Trim Healthy Mama plan? I'm loosely following the plan (please don't ask how often … [Read More...]

Family Fun…

activities for kids

I don't really like winter. It's cold and snowy and did I already say cold? But keeping a few winter … [Read More...]

christmas gift ideas

My daughter loves a good craft project. There is nothing better, according to her, than filling the … [Read More...]

This post has some fabulous ideas for family game night - fun & educational!

One of my favorite things to break up the monotony of a school day is to pull out a game or … [Read More...]

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