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July 2020 Monthly Family Challenge

Happy July everyone and welcome to the July 2020 Monthly Family Challenge! Long time, no see! I took most of the month of June off as between my birthday, new scheduling as my husband is back to work but working from home and trying to finish up our school year,…

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Unstuffed Peppers Recipe

Today I thought I would bring you a simple unstuffed peppers recipe. I’m a fan of one pot dishes that once you do the prep work, they basically cook themselves and this recipe falls into that category. Ironically when I was growing up my mom fixed stuffed peppers, but back…

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Spring 2020 House Update

I thought I would bring you this spring 2020 house update as it’s been a bit since I did an update. We had put most of our house plans on hold for the better part of the last year due to job loss. The layoff meant that we put all…

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Summer Homeschool

Do you have summer homeschool? We homeschool all year round and take breaks based on my husband’s work schedule. I do tend to take August off so I can plan and prepare the following school year’s curriculum as well. This past school year has been rough on us personally. Then…

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Monthly Family Challenge June 2020

My family is going to start a monthly family challenge and I thought I would share it with you all as well. With everything that has been happening in the world the last 5 months or so, we have all had a lot more time at home. This has led…

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day everyone! I just wanted to make a quick post to wish everyone a happy Memorial Day. Many of you, like us, are still doing stay at home orders and celebrating Memorial Day differently this year. Maybe this is a good thing. It can give us more time…

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Great Homeschool Online Convention Review

As I mentioned in my previous post about missed vacations, we were supposed to attend the Great Homeschool Convention last month in Cincinnati. After they had to cancel they scrambled and turned it into an online convention. I’ve been listening to some of the speakers and checking out the virtual…

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Confessions of a Chronic Homeschool Overachiever

Are you a chronic homeschool overachiever? That’s what I call myself. It’s the positive spin of a type A homeschool mama who always wants to do it all maybe? Every year I want to do all the things. ALL the things. The idea of unschooling is offensive to my personal…

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Free Memorial Day Craft Tutorial

Today I wanted to bring you a free Memorial Day craft tutorial. Memorial Day is in a week, so I wanted to bring you this tutorial early enough to have plenty of time to do it with your children. Memorial Day is an important holiday to me. No it is…

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Story of the World Volume 2 Review

I wanted to bring you a Story of the World Volume 2 review today. I talked about how I plan Story of the World not long ago. We’re about to finishing up volume 2 so I wanted to give you my thoughts. I also wanted to touch on what is…

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