A Classical Curriculum for Phonics

Sis recently told me that she wanted to learn how to read. She is 4.5 years old. I would not start her on a reading program this early unless she asked for it, so it seemed like perfect timing when we got the chance to review First Start Reading from Memoria Press! What is First […]

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Real Life Homeschool – Keeping House While Homeschooling

It’s Day 3 of the Real Life Homeschool series I’m doing with the Schoolhouse Review Crew! We have covered flexible schedules and homeschooling with a newborn and a toddler. Today we are going to tackle the topic of keeping house while homeschooling. This is one of my biggest dilemmas as a stay-at-home, work-at-home, homeschooling mom. People […]

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Real Life Homeschooling with a Newborn & Toddler

It’s Day 2 of the Real Life Homeschool Blog Hop! Yesterday we talked about our flexible homeschool schedule. Today I am going to talk to you about homeschooling with a newborn and a toddler. We welcomed our fourth little baby late January. As I said before, my oldest is six and we have definitely gotten serious […]

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Real Life Homeschool – Keeping House While Homeschooling

It’s Day 3 of the Real Life Homeschool series I’m doing with the Schoolhouse Review Crew! We have covered flexible schedules and homeschooling with a newborn and a toddler. Today we are going to tackle the topic of keeping house while homeschooling. This is one of my biggest dilemmas as a stay-at-home, work-at-home, homeschooling mom. People […]

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Simple Easter Decor

Easter is one of my favorite holidays and I love spring. A gentle, warm breeze carries the sweet scent of flowers in bloom, children rush outside to make mud pies and discover caterpillars on the new greenery, and I feel renewed enough to freshen up my home all because the dead of winter is finally […]

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10 Tips to Make Produce Last Longer

Don’t let your produce go to waste! One of the best ways to save money on your grocery budget is to make sure you aren’t wasting food. It’s especially important to keep your produce fresh as long as possible when you do once a month grocery shopping. I’m over at Proverbial Homemaker sharing 10 Tips […]

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A Classical Curriculum for Phonics

Sis recently told me that she wanted to learn how to read. She is 4.5 years old. I would not start her on a reading program this early unless she asked for it, so it seemed like perfect timing when we got the chance to review First Start Reading from Memoria Press! What is First […]

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keeping-house-while-homeschooling

Real Life Homeschool – Keeping House While Homeschooling

It’s Day 3 of the Real Life Homeschool series I’m doing with the Schoolhouse Review Crew! We have covered flexible schedules and homeschooling with a newborn and a toddler. Today we are going to tackle the topic of keeping house while homeschooling. This is one of my biggest dilemmas as a stay-at-home, work-at-home, homeschooling mom. People […]

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Real Life Homeschooling with a Newborn & Toddler

It’s Day 2 of the Real Life Homeschool Blog Hop! Yesterday we talked about our flexible homeschool schedule. Today I am going to talk to you about homeschooling with a newborn and a toddler. We welcomed our fourth little baby late January. As I said before, my oldest is six and we have definitely gotten serious […]

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Easy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Mornings are hard for me. It used to be so easy for me to just skip breakfast and feel fine. During my last pregnancy, I actually ended up very sick if I did not eat in the morning. I am finding that during this season of breastfeeding the babe, I still get sick if I […]

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Warm Sugar Cinnamon Apples & Marie Callender’s Pot Pies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WarmthInACrust #CollectiveBias Marie Callender’s takes me back to my childhood. When I was a kid, my grandparents always had Marie Callender’s meals in their freezer for us hungry grandkids to eat whenever we felt like it. Chicken pot […]

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Delicious and Decadent Peanut Butter Pie

Mmm. There’s nothing quite like a decadent peanut butter pie. My family started making this recipe when I was a kid and it quickly became a favorite. I realized the other day that I had never made one for my own children! Man, they were missing out! I decided to whip one up today and […]

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Simple Easter Decor

Easter is one of my favorite holidays and I love spring. A gentle, warm breeze carries the sweet scent of flowers in bloom, children rush outside to make mud pies and discover caterpillars on the new greenery, and I feel renewed enough to freshen up my home all because the dead of winter is finally […]

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5 Uses for a Rain Barrel

I’ve never been one to run out and purchase items for our little suburban homestead here, but Mr. Simple is always on the lookout for things that we can use around the house. When his father told him he could have his old rain barrel, Mr. Simple jumped at the idea to go pick it […]

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Emu Oil and Lip Balm from Koru Naturals – Review

I’ve had a problem for some time. Actually, it’s a problem I’ve had my whole life: dry lips! I have suffered from dry, peeling lips for as long as I can remember. It got particularly bad during my last pregnancy. On top of my dry lips, winter here has been brutal and the whole family […]

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