Ya gotta eat, right? But, meal prep can take a big bite out of the day, especially in a busy home, whether you homeschool or not. Our Extreme Home(school) Makeover is well under way. Today I’m sharing a little bit about it over on Simple Homeschool, including how we’re handling that issue of eating. From […]
Remember when I told you that I was teaching my boys to cook this year? Well, Cooking 101 for Kids is going to help me pull off that goal. My friend Lynn wrote this book, Cooking 101 for Kids, and sent me a review copy. I love the straightforward approach and all the color photos […]
Parenting and homeschooling six children has been, by far, the wildest ride of my life yet. The month of January was a particular roller coaster-ish one. When Jamie mentioned that we were sharing our “day in the life,” I inwardly cringed. I would have loved to present a picture perfect image and a schedule to […]
I’m over at Food Your Way today talking about how not to waste leftover food. Leftovers don’t need to be boring! And by making good use of them (ie eating them instead of throwing them away), you can save some money, too! From the post: Coming off the heels of a month-long pantry challenge, I […]
Join us next week when we share all kinds of creative birthday cake ideas, including a hockey cake. Next week for Ultimate Recipe Swap we’ll be sharing creative birthday cake ideas! So, get your cake posts ready. We’ve done this for, well, a long time now. I think this is the 8th swap. (We do […]
A pantry challenge is a great way to use up what we already have, think through how I want to shop in the future, and of course, save money. Today’s the first check-in for the Pantry Challenge over on my food blog, Good Cheap Eats. We’re spending the month “shopping our kitchens” before we go […]
Looking to get organized in the new year? Not only do I have a game plan for home organization, but I also have a sweet deal on my household notebook ebook. Last month I asked you some deep, dark, personal questions. Over a thousand of you responded and shared some personal secrets, including where your […]
photo source Today is a new day. And your homeschool should reflect that. New year. New you. Hop on over to Simple Homeschool where I share some questions to think about as we head into the next half of the school year.