Homeschool High School American Literature

Homeschool High School American Literature

Getting in to the high school years means delving in deeper into subjects you may have already covered.  It means reading relevant works of literature and understanding their place in history. One of the subjects I cover with all of my kids in high school is Homeschool High School American Literature. I received this product(…)

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40+ Colorful Tween Fiction Books

40+ Colorful Tween Fiction Books

When children start to enter their tween years it can be hard to find engaging books for them. They are growing and feeling as though they are too old for the beautiful picture books, and basic chapter books of their younger years. On the other hand you aren’t ready to have them tackling some of(…)

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Deer in the Headlights Family Dinner & Game Night

Deer in the Headlights Family Dinner & Game Night

We are big on playing board and card type games in our house. Throughout the years we have found many off the beaten path but loads of fun games. Today I would like to share with you a filling family dinner recipe and the game, Deer in the Headlights. Deer in the Headlights – Family(…)

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Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab

Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab

YES you can do science labs at home! In this Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab we are going to not only talk about DNA but your student is going to be able to extract DNA from a strawberry and even from themselves! One of the big concerns about homeschooling for people is science, how(…)

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Creative Gifts for the Little Artist

Creative Gifts for the Little Artist

Little hands like to create colorful creations! They also tend to make BIG messes! Even so, as parents we are always seeking to encourage and support our children in their endeavors. For this reason I have created a list of a handful of the BEST Creative Gifts for the Little Artist in your life! I(…)

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Seeds of Hope Book Review

Seeds of Hope Book Review

Seeds of Hope is the first book in the Harvest of Hope Series by Barbara Cameron. While I don’t read a ton of Amish fiction, I find I am most drawn to the ones that bring in English life too. There is something about the contrast between the two that I enjoy. About Seeds of(…)

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Homeschool Middle School World History for Free

Homeschool Middle School World History for Free

This business of homeschooling can get mighty expensive! It can be so hard to find quality resources at no (or low) cost. There are often freebies out there but they are incomplete, or not enough, or just not what you are looking for. I was so excited to come across these FREE Homeschool Middle School(…)

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Mega List of Homeschool Spanish Resources {for all ages}

Mega List of Homeschool Spanish Resources {for all ages}

Teaching a foreign language at home can be difficult, especially if you don’t have anyone in your home that speaks the language you are learning. Spanish seems to be a popular second language choice here in the United States. Finding the right Homeschool Spanish Resources can be a task though. There are so many books,(…)

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Engaging Adventure Stories Featuring Girls

Engaging Adventure Stories Featuring Girls

While I don’t like to put things in boy and girl categories, the reality is that this naturally occurs in our everyday lives. We often view boys as the tough, rugged, adventurous ones (and often read adventure stories featuring boys), and girls are viewed as more dainty –  having tea parties and playing with dolls.(…)

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How to Find Free Homeschool Learning Resources for Middle School

How to Find Free Homeschool Learning Resources for Middle School

As homeschoolers a big concern is often finding the money for curriculum and resources. Finding FREE Homeschool Learning Resources can be imperative to maintaining our homeschool budgets. It can also be super time consuming! What if I told you there was a place where you could search for FREE Homeschool Learning Resources and only come(…)

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Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft

Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft

Looking for a fun and easy Christmas Craft? Want to create a cute little basket to hold candy or treats? This Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft is a Swedish Christmas tradition. They are easy and fun to make! Swedish Woven Heart Paper Craft These cute paper baskets make great holders for treats to give to(…)

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Thanksgiving Thankfuls 2017 – Reflecting on the Gifts of This Year

Thanksgiving Thankfuls 2017 – Reflecting on the Gifts of This Year

In 2009 at the beginning of November I started a daily status on Facebook for something that I was thankful for.  The challenge was to post a new/different “Thankful” each day of the month in honor of Thanksgiving.  This practice has become very popular now on Facebook.   In 2010 I started this Thanksgiving Thankfuls here(…)

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Easy Buys Under $30: Gifts for Teen Girls

Easy Buys Under $30: Gifts for Teen Girls

Got teen girls? How about granddaughters, nieces or Goddaughters? This is a collection of easy to access, easy to buy gifts for teen girls that will cost you $30 or less! We are doing something new this year in our house for Christmas. I am using Categorized Gift Tags to Simplify our Christmas.  Each child will(…)

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Gaming Kids Gift Guide – Novelty Items to Excite Your Game Lover

Gaming Kids Gift Guide – Novelty Items to Excite Your Game Lover

I have a gamer in my house. From the time he was little he has always excelled at and loved gaming. However, I don’t always want to buy more video games. Instead, I have found fun novelty items, clothing, etc. that are game related for him to enjoy! This Gaming Kids Gift Guide is a(…)

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