Why We Don’t Do Homeschool Co-ops |

We Don’t Do a Homeschool Co-op

I know many homeschoolers participate in co-ops and love it. I know many parents who utilize co-ops for homeschool courses they don’t feel comfortable teaching - art, upper level math, writing, foreign language. I’m sure co-ops are a wonderful resource for many homeschool families. I’ve seen formal co-ops that are run like private schools. I’ve participated in casual, … [Read More...]

How We Study History |

Studying History

We primarily use Tapestry of Grace for our homeschool. It encompasses most of our curriculum needs and we only add math, science, and Latin to complete our studies. Tapestry of Grace is a four-year cycle, similar to other classical history programs. Year 1 - Creation to the Fall of Rome Year 2 - Middle Ages, from Byzantium to the New World Year 3 - Nineteenth … [Read More...]


Is Your Family Sick

Is Your Family Always Sick?

I see the complaints on social media all the time. The sickness runs ‘round a family, seemingly over and over again. Constant illness. Especially this time of … [Read More...]

Warm Comfort Food - Ham and Bean Soup |

Ham and Bean Soup

On dismal cold winter days, I just want soup. My husband used to love a certain canned variety of ham and bean soup. This is a much healthier, more natural … [Read More...]


We took a Screen Break for a Week and Survived |

Screen Break

I think many schools have already taken a spring break. I know I have spring fever and I want to do very little that’s productive. We're taking a screen break this … [Read More...]

When a Parent Travels |

When a Parent Travels

How we make our time special when Dad is away from home. Lately, we’ve experienced more travel time with Dad away from home. We survived one deployment. I … [Read More...]

Frugal Living

Little Passports Summer Sale

Little Passports Summer Sale

Your Cool Summer Savings are here! Little Passports is offering 15% off ANY subscription plan. All you need to do is use code SUMMER15 at check out. But hurry - these cool summer savings end tomorrow June 16! Choose from any of the great Little … [Read More...]

Kimonos, sandals, swimsuit cover-ups and more for 40% OFF with the coupon code BEACHREADY.

Beach Accessories Sale

Summer has begun and all I can think about is hitting the beach! This Fashion Friday it's 40% OFF merchandise to help you get beach ready. Kimonos, sandals, swimsuit cover-ups and more for 40% OFF with the coupon code BEACHREADY. Fashion Friday - … [Read More...]


Cents of Style Clearance Sale

Cents of Style rebranded this week. In the spirit of out with the old and in with the new they are having a clearance sale this week for Fashion Friday, 6/5/15. The sale will be 50% off the lowest marked price of the items in the Fashion Friday … [Read More...]

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FitTea Review

My FitTea Review

I've heard about FitTea for a while and I was interested to try it to see if it would be an easy and tasty way to detox. I'm reviewing the FitTea 14 Day Detox and I'm excited by the results I'm seeing after just a few days. I can't wait to see the … [Read More...]


Tank Top Time

Summer time means tank top time! This Fashion Friday we have many different styles of tanks all $12.95 to get you ready for any occasion that's outside. Dress these tank tops up or dress them down, because these tank tops are perfectly on trend to get you … [Read More...]


eMeals for Father’s Day

Get access to the eMeals Father's Day Menu and save 15% with code DADS. Offer ends 6/21/15. Give an eMeals Plan for Father's Day! My husband and I both cook and share the meal responsibilities. Sometimes, we get in a rut, making and eating the same … [Read More...]