Affordable Online College Courses with Ed4Credit

Affordable Online College Courses with Ed4Credit

We are knee deep in our second round of Homeschooling High School. There is lots of talk and focus on earning college credit in high school as well as the path to college and beyond. There are many ways to accomplish earning college credit: from AP courses to CLEP Exams, attending the local community college,(…)

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Reading Eggs Reading Skills Workbooks {Mathseeds has them too!}

Reading Eggs Reading Skills Workbooks {Mathseeds has them too!}

When my children were younger workbooks were my best friend! Grab a workbook, a pencil, and some crayons and you have educational and fun entertainment for your kids! Using workbooks is a great way for kids to learn both math and reading skills in a way that is fun for them. Fast forward a whole(…)

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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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Ultimate List of Non Toy Gift Ideas ~ Maximize the Memories

Ultimate List of Non Toy Gift Ideas ~ Maximize the Memories

Give the gift of memories, of time spent, of experiences had. They will last longer than any toy you will ever give! These Non Toy Gift Ideas will get you on your way to reducing the clutter and maximizing the memories! Ultimate List of Non Toy Gift Ideas It is that time of year where(…)

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American History Timeline Resources: Colonial America

American History Timeline Resources: Colonial America

Stop number two on our American History Timeline Colonial America. This period of time covers the first Thanksgiving as well as early life in the first colonies. We are choosing to use a timeline format as the base for our studies. Each week will focus on a different section of the timeline. In our first installment,(…)

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Gifts for Teen Boys: Easy Buys Under $30

Gifts for Teen Boys: Easy Buys Under $30

Does having to come up with a gift for the teen boy in your life cause you stress? Are you looking for inspired gifts for teen boys? Trying to come up with something new and exciting for the teen boy in your life? You have come to the right place! We are doing something new(…)

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100 Secular Homeschool Curriculum Options

100 Secular Homeschool Curriculum Options

Are you a secular homeschooler? Looking for non faith based homeschool curriculum? Then this list of 100 Secular Homeschool Curriculum Options is for you! Come take a look at all the options available for every subject and age! What Does Secular Mean? I am going to try and start with a brief discussion of what(…)

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Christmas Activities – Add some holiday fun to your homeschool!

Christmas Activities – Add some holiday fun to your homeschool!

On November 2nd my children were already asking to get the Christmas decorations out! It is a super fun, festive, family time of year around here. It can be a great time to put aside our formal school work and include both fun and educational Christmas Activities in our days instead! Christmas Activities I have(…)

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Create Easy and Affordable Personalized Gifts on Canvas {Giveaway}

Create Easy and Affordable Personalized Gifts on Canvas {Giveaway}

Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions, anytime is a great time to create personalized gifts! When you create a personalized gift it shows forethought, it shows love. I know, I know, I’m not a crafty, artsy person either! Here’s the good news…you don’t have to be! Got a cell phone? Can you access the Internet? Then(…)

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