Super Simple Tortilla Pizzas

tortilla pizzs

  Tortilla pizzas are one of the simplest, quickest lunches we do around here. During my recent pantry cooking week, there were days when I had to get super creative. Thankfully, I had some staples still on hand that allowed me to make one of the kids’ favorite lunches, tortilla pizzas. The kids especially like to help with these. I like to think they are so eager to help because they like helping mommy. But … Read more…

I Won’t Be Grocery Shopping This Week, Freezer / Pantry Cooking It Is!

pantry cooking

There comes a time in every family’s life when Mom has to dig deep into the pantry, fridge, and freezer to put food on the table. That’s us this week. Normally I do my grocery shopping once a week, however, this week, I won’t be going out. Which means this Mama is pantry cooking for the next week! Pantry cooking doesn’t have to be hard. Too often we look in our freezers, pantries, and fridges and proclaim, … Read more…

The Day Our House Mouse Turned Into Two Guinea Pigs

  We live in the country- kinda. We live outside city limits so . . . Anyway, living in a rural area has brought new challenges I’d never dealt with in the past. Wind for example. I don’t mean the regular “oh that’s a nice breeze, let’s open the windows” wind. I mean the kind of wind that knocks your power out and your trees down. Critters would be another unsuspected challenge. We’ve got raccoons, … Read more…

Online Biology with Fascinating Education (Review)

  Fascinating Education is an online science curriculum that offers high school level classes. They include Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, and Biology. For our review, we received a year-long access to Fascinating Biology. Julia, my freshman, has been using the online biology curriculum for the past few weeks. Online Biology with Fascinating Education I’ll be the first to admit that in general, online curriculum is not my favorite. I am a pen and paper kind of gal and prefer to … Read more…

Hands-on History with the Timeline Trio from Home School in the Woods (Review)

  We love Home School in the Woods and have used their products regularly throughout the years in our homeschool. Some of the products we’ve used include Ancient Egypt, Elections Lap Book, and Project Passport Renaissance & Reformation. This time around we received the Timeline Trio. What is the Timeline Trio? The Timeline Trio includes the HISTORY Through the Ages “Record of Time”, Suggested Placement Guide, and the HISTORY Through the Ages Collection of Historical Timeline Figures on CD. The set retails … Read more…