What I Learned in the First 3 Months of Homeschooling

First year homeschooling

What I learned in the first 3 months of homeschooling

It was less than a year ago that my hubby and I decided to homeschool the kids. We weren’t really sure exactly how it all worked, and while I did reach out to several other homeschool families, I still didn’t know what to expect. Now, three months in to the school year, I would love to share what I have learned so far. Continue Reading

Unicorn Gift Round Up

Unicorn Gifts

Unicorn Gift Round Up

Unicorns are super popular right now, and you really can’t go wrong with a unicorn themed gift. My daughter is going on two years straight of unicorn love! Here are a handful of unicorn themed gifts for the special little girl in your life: Continue Reading

Construction Gifts Round Up

Construction Gifts

Construction Gifts Round Up

Do you have a construction obsessed child? Well, I certainly do! Baby J loves all vehicles, but especially excavators, dump trucks and backhoes. Based on our personal experience, I wanted to share this construction gifts round up with you all. Christmas is right around the corner, so get to planning! Continue Reading

Cooking With Pumpkin

Cooking With Pumpkins

Cooking With Pumpkin

In my opinion, one of the best parts of autumn is pumpkin. I love the smell of pumpkins and the orange and green colors of pumpkins. And of course I love the pumpkin spice creamer for my coffee! Because of my love for pumpkins, I decided that this was the year that I was going to attempt to cook a fresh pumpkin and make our own tasty treats.

And just because I love you all, here is a little Pumpkin Spice song to get you in the mood….. Continue Reading

30 Days of Thanks

30 Days of Thanks

30 Days of Thanks

I love November! The fall weather has rolled in and everything is pumpkin flavored. And we all spend more time wrapped up in blankets on the couch together. To top it off, November has Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays. Thanksgiving is not about gifts or candy or costumes; it is all about family and being thankful.

This November will be our 8th year celebrating the whole month long with ’30 Days of Thanks’. Each day we focus on something that we are thankful for but often don’t stop to appreciate. My kids have always loved this tradition, and I am so happy to share all of my ideas with you. Continue Reading