With summer upon us, it’s time to plan some family fun! Grab this free vacation planner printable to plan your holidays this summer. I know all too well how easy it is to let time slip by just staying caught up in the same old same. The inertia is there. And getting up and doing something Keep Reading
If you’ve spent anytime on my blog, you know that my family is my number one concern pretty much all of the time. Well, making sure that my husband and my kids and I can all have the best quality of life possible. That doesn’t mean we have everything we want all of the time, but we definitely get what we need, and we try not to take anything for granted.
I homeschool our children, so this is a great place to come for tips on homeschooling. I share deals I find on textbooks, Christian-based curriculums that work well, and tips for getting your kids to sit still and listen.
Another important thing for me is to try and fill each day with the activities we love to do together. We spend time outdoors on the farm, we take inexpensive trips together (check out my travel tips for busy moms) and we even renovated our old mobile home with the help of our kids.
In an effort to eat healthy as a family, we even did the Whole30 diet together. Check out my plans, meals and what worked and what didn’t.
Looking for a fun way to get your kids interested in nature? This spring garden printable for kids is educational and easy! One of the things about being a parent - especially being a homeschooling parent - is always looking for ways to get kids interested in learning. That’s what this spring Keep Reading
Do you really know what you value? Not what you think you're supposed to value, but what you truly value? It’s a question a lot of us, unfortunately, haven’t really thought through. And that can leave us in a vulnerable place. Which is why this Values Statement Worksheet is so important. I Keep Reading
This fall, I’m focusing hard on making Thanksgiving easy to pull off, and now, it’s just a few weeks away. But maybe easy isn’t the right word… Stress free? Yeah. That’s the one. I want to have friends and family over for a big feast, but I don’t want to feel like I’m going to pull my hair out Keep Reading
Are you looking for real food dinner recipes you can make in minutes? None of us want to spend all day in the kitchen, but all of us want to feed our family nutritious meals, so here are six recipes you can get on the table quickly! There’s no doubt we have a perception that cooking from scratch Keep Reading
Nobody’s telling us we can’t go grocery shopping, but I think we can all agree right now that the less we go out, the better. So we should all know how to stretch out the time between grocery trips, and of course, what to do when you can't find everything you need at the store. Even in normal life, Keep Reading
I remember the first time it happened to me. Driving through town with a friend on the way to a doctor’s appointment, we passed an overturned grocery truck. And when we stopped at the grocery store on the way home, the dairy shelf was empty, with paper signs hanging from it, letting customers Keep Reading
Are you living with too much clutter but not sure what to do about it? Here are 5 Easy Ways to Get Started Decluttering. So far this week I’ve thrown out approximately 50 of the kids drawings and coloring pictures, used homeschool worksheets, several broken toy pieces, and who knows how much junk Keep Reading
Two days ago, we talked about how creating a recipe binder for the recipes you use a lot cuts down on time and effort in both planning and executing your meals. Then yesterday, we talked about how creating a “quick win” meal list lightens your mental load, once again, cuts down time and Keep Reading
Putting food on the table is a huge part of what we do, and we’ll be doing it in some capacity for the rest of our lives, so it’s important to get a great meal planning system in place for cutting out as much stress, and time consumption as possible. As we discussed yesterday, creating a Keep Reading