Hey Mama! Schoolhouse Planner Review

Schoolhouse Planner

Today is June 1st. For me, this marks the beginning of my planning for next year’s homeschool curriculum. In general, I have a good idea of what I’d like to be using in the upcoming year, but since we are an eclectic Charlotte Mason-style homeschool, it takes a bit of planning on my part. I usually have to create lesson plans, quarterly goals, and expectations for all four of my students. My younger two are

5 Resources to Help You Start the New Year Right

Start the new year right feat

The New Year is nearly here. Are you excited and looking forward to the thought of new beginnings? Or are you bogged down and hopeless that this next year will be no better than the current one has been? Have you made a New Year resolution? I haven’t. I don’t make New Years resolutions. Resolutions tend to be vague, unmeasurable, and more often than not- forgotten within a week. Instead of resolutions, I set goals- goals for my

Let all things be done decently and in order OR Confessions of a slob- Scripture of the week {11/16/15}

I simply cannot believe it has already been a week since my first family memory verse post. When I first decided that we, as a family, ought to have a “verse of the week’, I was a bit intimidated by having to select one verse a week. ONE verse. . . of the over 31,000 verses in the Bible. How would I know which one? What if I can’t find a good, applicable one for our family for

5 Things To Do Before Starting The New School Year

Starting the new school year is always an exciting time. Curriculum arriving in the mail, picking out new school supplies (don’t you just love the smell of those big pink erasers?), and new littles “officially” starting school are a few of my favorite things about the new school year season. There is so much to look forward to with fresh starts and a full arsenal of ideas. However, I can tell you from experience that things can

5 Tips on Saving Money and Avoiding Food Waste

In our home we do grocery shopping on a weekly basis. Because I buy a lot fresh fruit and veg, shopping any less frequently would result in wasted/rotten food. There are several things I do each week in preparation for my grocery trip that help save time and money in the long run. Here are five tips to saving money and avoiding food waste… 1. Organize your pantry, fridge and freezer and take inventory This