7 Easy Steps to Organized Homeschool Curriculum

7 Easy Steps to Organized Homeschool (1)

The first year of homeschooling isn't so bad. You remember: that year when you were only homeschooling one kindergartener. All of their books fit into one nice tidy little box or on one little bookshelf. The second year wasn't too bad either. I might have even said smugly to myself, "This really is easy peasy." But a few years and a few kids in, it starts to get … [Read more...]

Favorite Summer Things Giveaway!

Favorite Things

Summer is... Family vacations. Playing in the pool with my boys. Trips to the beach. Flip flops. Grilling out. What says summer to you? We are celebrating all things summer by giving away a TON of stuff. I've put together some of my favorite summer family-travel items to make an amazing giveaway. That's not the best part though. We've also partnered up with 11 … [Read more...]

Sugar-Free Homemade Peanut Butter Cups


I will totally admit I have a major sweet tooth. Sigh. Even now that I know just how bad junk food is for you, I still stare longingly at the brightly colored packages of candy in the check out isle. However, sugar and I just don't agree. My body is much happier when I am avoiding sugar. Still, I feel a need to have a treat now and again. (More like every night after … [Read more...]

Homeschool Curriculum: Our Plans for 2nd Grade


Since Cameron is my second-born, you would think I'd have this homeschool thing all figured out, right? Well, sorta. There are certain things I have kept the same with Cameron, but Cameron has a very different personality and learning style from his brother. Unfortunately, for my pocketbook, that means that I'm needing to buy new curriculum. But, fortunately for my son, … [Read more...]

Homeschool Curriculum: Our Plans for 6th Grade


Planning out the homeschool year can be overwhelming—if you let it be. It really doesn't have to be, though. This year, the name of the game is EASY. No, I don't want my kids to have all easy schoolwork—though they sure would like that. But it is important that they have schoolwork that is easy for me to implement. We all have busy schedules. Between homeschool, … [Read more...]