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Online Homeschool Planning with Lord Heritage – Review

I am an organizational freak. I love planners of every kind. One of the things I have not tried is online homeschool planning. I got the opportunity to review HomeSchool Office from Lord Heritage and it has definitely been an experience in homeschool organization for me. What is HomeSchool Office? Let’s get right into this […]

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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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What’s in a My Father’s World 1st Grade Box?

So, we made the decision to stick with My Father’s World. I bounced around between Ambleside Online, Simply Charlotte Mason, and me putting together our own curriculum. Ultimately, I read the reasons why I originally chose My Father’s World and decided to stick with it. I also decided that with a new baby, a box curriculum […]

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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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How To Stretch a Whole Chicken

One of my favorite meals to have is a whole, roasted chicken. The reason I love this meal so much is I can take that one chicken and usually stretch it into three meals. So,today I want to tell you how to stretch a whole chicken! The first night is pretty obvious. We enjoy roasted […]

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Online Homeschool Planning with Lord Heritage – Review

I am an organizational freak. I love planners of every kind. One of the things I have not tried is online homeschool planning. I got the opportunity to review HomeSchool Office from Lord Heritage and it has definitely been an experience in homeschool organization for me. What is HomeSchool Office? Let’s get right into this […]

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What’s in a My Father’s World 1st Grade Box?

So, we made the decision to stick with My Father’s World. I bounced around between Ambleside Online, Simply Charlotte Mason, and me putting together our own curriculum. Ultimately, I read the reasons why I originally chose My Father’s World and decided to stick with it. I also decided that with a new baby, a box curriculum […]

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How To Teach the Alphabet Song – Review

One of the first things I like to teach my children is the Alphabet Song. I started working with my four year old on it a few months ago. I recently discovered a new tool to help me teach the Alphabet Song to my kids. It’s called the Alphabet Song Game from The Critical Thinking […]

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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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