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

Summer Homeschool Plans without it feeling like your normal homeschool schedule.

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 … [Read More...]

6 Reason the Bundle Sale is an AWESOME Deal

6 Reasons the Bundle Sale is an Awesome Deal

We have all been hearing about this big, huge, awesome, 200+ items  Build Your Own Bundle sale.  BUT... is it all it is cracked up to be? Short answer??? YES, YES, YES... Why? 6 Reason the Bundle Sale is an AWESOME Deal 1.  Since everything is a download, you can print the products as … [Read More...]

Mom's lets not stay discouraged. Use these five tips to find ways to walk away from discouragement.

Five Tips for the Discouraged Mom

As I have entered the years of parenting teens, I have found myself discouraged quite often.  Maybe it has to do with the fact my strongest willed child is my oldest and well, he became a teen first... I have been told that boys brains seem to turn to mush.... Maybe that is why I get so … [Read More...]

Fourteen Ways to Enjoy Education on Vacation

Fourteen Ways to Enjoy Education on Vacation

I have talked about our lifestyle of education a lot on this blog.  Even though I am changing up some curriculum and adding more workbooks, we will still be doing a lot of lifestyle education.  Many will be heading out on vacation sometime this summer.  Take your vacation to another level and enjoy … [Read More...]

Last Day to Grab a Coupon Code!

The 2015 Build Your Bundle Sale is almost here! To celebrate the upcoming sale, they are  offering you a special coupon code. There are several individual bundles, priced starting at $10. The 2015 Build Your Bundle Sale will consist of the following bundles, plus, of course, the BUILD YOUR OWN … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

Homeschool History Combining two different complete programs in one family meets the ages of all children and eases mom's stress.

Homeschool History

We have been TruthQuest History users for a very long time.  We still will be, but to help us keep moving, we are adding The Mystery of History, so I can better keep track of what they are grasping. With TruthQuest, my kiddos tend to want to go deeper in everything and we are taking a lot of … [Read More...]

Ten Ways to Add Life To Your Homeschool

Ten Ways to Add Life to Your Homeschool

Do you have days like this?  when we get a little burned out with the same old same old. Our children are getting burned out, we are, and our husbands may be getting tired of the chatter we bring up... You know the I can't do this another day. Let me out of here... However, all this means is … [Read More...]

Picking Up Limbs and Cleaning the Pasture before we move our cow herd.

Spring Around Our Farm

Spring around the farm is a busy time.  It is a time we have new babies.  It is a time we get things ready for summer harvest.  It is a time that we pick up the pastures, fix fence and prepare to move cattle. The first baby calf born this spring around our farm, is the little black one.  The … [Read More...]


FREE Homeschool Planning Pages

Are you in need of an assignment form for your students? What if you could use it for assignments and recording lifestyle of learning opportunities? And record grades? Today, I am offering Free Homeschool Planning Pages. I have been using this printable with my children for several years … [Read More...]

Celebrate Homeschool

Celebrate Homeschool Planning for Next Year

As we tie up loose ends from the 2014-2015 homeschool year, we are … [Read More...]

Five Ways to Get Through the Mommy Hard Days

Five Ways to Get through the Mommy Hard Days

Mommy Hard Days... we all have them.  Those days we just want to crawl back … [Read More...]

Curriculum Changes ten years into homeschooling

Curriculum Changes Ten Years Into Homeschooling?

It's that time of year... the one where you evaluate the holes your … [Read More...]

Using Notebooking Pages in Our Homeschool

How We Use Notebooking Pages

Our family has been using pages from Notebooking Pages for a very long … [Read More...]