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F is for Frog and X is for Fox

We just welcomed a new baby, so we haven’t done a lot of extras with the units, but we are finally winding down. We just finished F is for Frog and X is for Fox in My Father’s World kindergarten.  I like to use YouTube when I can, and this video explained the frog life […]

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In Freedom’s Cause Audio Drama -Review

One way I like to change up our homeschool is by adding in audio. My oldest is finishing up kindergarten, and while I haven’t introduced much history to him, I love the opportunity to do so. We recently got the chance to review In Freedom’s Cause, an exciting audio drama from Heirloom Audio Productions. About In […]

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“My Shadow” Poetry Activities

We love poetry in our homeschool and we love to read poetry a lot as part of our Charlotte Mason education. One of our very favorite poems is Robert Louis Stevenson’s “My Shadow.” It is absolutely adorable and the kids love reading it and I think they have most of it memorized. I decided to […]

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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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How To Organize a Baking Day

One of my goals last year to help me simplify my life was to organize a baking day on a regular basis. I do bake a lot more now than I did before. I find that it is something that I get better at the more I do. I’ve definitely had my share of flops: […]

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F is for Frog and X is for Fox

We just welcomed a new baby, so we haven’t done a lot of extras with the units, but we are finally winding down. We just finished F is for Frog and X is for Fox in My Father’s World kindergarten.  I like to use YouTube when I can, and this video explained the frog life […]

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in-freedoms-cause-audio-drama-reivew

In Freedom’s Cause Audio Drama -Review

One way I like to change up our homeschool is by adding in audio. My oldest is finishing up kindergarten, and while I haven’t introduced much history to him, I love the opportunity to do so. We recently got the chance to review In Freedom’s Cause, an exciting audio drama from Heirloom Audio Productions. About In […]

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my shadow

“My Shadow” Poetry Activities

We love poetry in our homeschool and we love to read poetry a lot as part of our Charlotte Mason education. One of our very favorite poems is Robert Louis Stevenson’s “My Shadow.” It is absolutely adorable and the kids love reading it and I think they have most of it memorized. I decided to […]

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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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8 Meals from Your Pantry – For When You’re Broke

It happens to the best of us. The end of the month rolls around and you need to wait another week before you can go grocery shopping. What do you do? Pull out your pantry meals. I’ve shared with you my favorite frugal lunches, so now it’s time to talk dinner. There are certain items […]

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10 Tips to Make Produce Last Longer 2

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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Making the Monthly Grocery List

Now that you have made a master list of meals and taken inventory of your pantry and freezer, it’s time to make a monthly grocery list. This is fun for me! Look over your inventory and decide what you need. Also, think about any special meals you have planned that you will need ingredients for. […]

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