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Simple Living Mama

My name is Joanie – Army wife and homeschool mama to seven. I started this little website back in 2011 as a way to help and encourage mamas in breaking free of the hustle of our modern culture and simplifying their lives. It is my greatest prayer that you will be encouraged while here. Pour a cup of coffee or tea and have a look around!

Get access to the Homemaker’s Resource Library


You’ll get a new cleaning calendar each month along with an ever growing library of printables to help you in your homemaking. 

What we offer


From our complete home management binder system, cleaning calendars to help you keep your home in tip top shape, and our best selling preschool planner — we have you covered.

Lesson Plans

Need help with making lesson plans for your littles? Our preschool and kindergarten lesson plans offer a week’s worth of full plans with printables included.


Do you need some motivation to clean your home? Are you unsure how to begin nature study with your kids? How about help with planning your own curriculum? Our collection of eCourses will help you get on track.

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20+ Cheap Snacks for Kids To Buy and Make

20+ Cheap Snacks for Kids To Buy and Make

I was talking to my grandmother the other day about how much kids love to snack. As a homeschooling mother of seven children, snacks and large family meal planning go hand in hand. With so many mouths to feed I have had to get creative when it comes to cheap snacks for kids. Feeding a…