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All About Spelling Giveaway!

Make sure to check out my All About Spelling Review here! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read More...]

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All About Spelling Review

All About Spelling and All About Reading are programs that I've always heard about through the grapevine.  I had never tried them because I was a 'Sonlight girl' and didn't feel the need to add … [Read More...]

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Thirty-One Back to School Organizing Giveaway (3 Winners!)

This is my friend Nicole.  We've never met in real life.  We met on a day that was a total 'God moment' for me.  Ever have those? I had been blogging for just a few months and I was … [Read More...]

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4th of July Printables for your Homeschool

Here are a few printables, activities, and recipes I found to be easy, quick, and nearly free off Pinterest.  I'm going to *try* to be an organized mom and do one tomorrow!  It's not a huge list, but … [Read More...]

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Math U See Beta Review and Level of Your Choice Giveaway!

I believe in Math U See.  I've seen it work with my own children and many of my friends use it.  When I first began with Primer, I wasn't sure.  It was very different than the products I had taught … [Read More...]

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I don’t like to be with my kids all the time.

99.9% of the time when people see I'm expecting my 5th child and then soon learn we homeschool, the reactions are similar. "You're supermom!" "I could never do it!" "Three was enough for … [Read More...]

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Spelling You See Review and Giveaway

I've been using Spelling You See for several months now.  My kids are enjoying it and I love that they can do so much of the program independently.  Spelling You See is a simple straightforward … [Read More...]

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Our Homeschool Summer School

I do not homeschool year round.  I have defined start and finish dates to each school year.  However, I've tried a full blown summer break before and it was very difficult to get back into the routine … [Read More...]

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Life Lately and Big Updates!

How I have missed my blog.  All of you.  Chatting about homeschooling.  Honestly, though, I've been in survival mode.   I'm pregnant...with a GIRL!  Wowza.  Shocker after 4 little … [Read More...]

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Fort Magic Review and GIVEAWAY!

I have four boys.  Boys enjoy building tents, forts, and tunnels.  Usually around my dining room.  Fort Magic is like an answer to my prayers!  No more clothes pins and sheets that slip and make my … [Read More...]

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My Mother’s Answered Prayer

The other night while my husband and I were getting the boys ready for bed, my 5 year old asked me that heart wrenching question that most parents only think of on their darkest days... "Mommy, what … [Read More...]

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Win a Vitamix!

Spring is right around the corner and it's already beginning to be gorgeous outside. A new season can be a time to start fresh, re-evaluate your dreams and goals, and get on the right track... again. … [Read More...]

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The Ultimate Science, Arts, and Crafts Supplies Shopping List for Homeschoolers {Free Printable}

It never fails.  We sit down to do a simple science experiment, make something off Pinterest, or do arts & crafts.  Guess what?  We're short at least 1 item.  This happens to me nearly every day.  … [Read More...]

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Creamy Brown Sugar Strawberry Cookie Pizza

This Creamy Brown Sugar Strawberry Cookie Pizza is a recipe that came to me by chance.  My Aunt Mary always makes a fruit dip of cream cheese and brown sugar that is DIVINE.  Then, last week, I was at … [Read More...]