Dandelion Shortbread Cookies

The Spring weather brings and abundance of dandelions all across the yard. Instead of mowing them down, enjoy them as they are super beneficial! There are SO many benefits to incorporating dandelions into your diet and skincare… some include: …They Contain Potent Antioxidants …May Help Fight Inflammation …May Aid Blood Sugar Control …May Reduce Cholesterol…

Scrumptious Peanut Butter Pie

My bestest gal pal Darcy introduced us to this easy, no-bake treat when we celebrated Pi Day together. We’re silly and celebrate fun days like that. When I brought a slice home, my husband immediately requested I make a whole one in the near future! So, I’ve recreated it at home to see if mine…

Garlic Breadsticks

What’s not to love about a hearty homemade meal? I remember going to potlucks in homes after church and I just loved all the yummy selections of homemade goodness laid out on pop-up picnic tables. I know it’s so cliche, but you really can taste the heart and soul in someone else’s homemade food. That’s…

Gameschooling

Are you stuck in a rut, or just need to shake things up with your homeschool routine? Ever tried to incorporate gameschooling? Gameschooling, what in the world is that? Well, it is a popular choice for many homeschoolers for the simple reason that it encourages learning, sometimes without the kids even knowing! Gameschooling is the…

Green Tomato Chocolate Bread

You read that correctly, tomato bread… I had a bunch of tomatoes that had yet to ripen, and a cold front headed our way. What’s a gal to do, let all her tomato babies freeze and go to waste? “Not I,” said this plant lady. Step 1: pick all your tomatoes before the freeze. Step…

Low Cost Christmas Decor

Celebrating holidays doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. I love to do a different theme or color story every year with our tree and Christmas decor. Those who know me know how thrifty I am when it comes to shopping, and holidays are no different. I don’t go out of my way to spend…

Oh, Tannenbaum

The Christmas season is here, and this year could definitely use a little hope and faith. Some normalcy is also much needed, and I believe celebrating holidays like Christmas, gives us just that. Tannenbaum refers to a fir tree’s evergreen quality as a symbol of constancy and faithfulness. Well, we all know that this year…

This is Halloween

Well, like everything that has been of the year 2020, we have no idea what Halloween will look like. So, in trying to still make the most of it, and still enjoy every holiday to the fullest, I decided to have some fun decorating for Halloween, which oddly enough – I’ve never really done before!…

Websites we love

There is currently an abundance of learning resources, which is amazing, yet for some it can be daunting knowing what to pick to use in your daily homeschool. I’ll break down what websites we refer to or use for lessons and why to hopefully give you a clearer picture in your decision making process. Daily,…

Fun With Food

For certain holidays, over the years, it’s become sort of tradition to get together with friends in the front yard for festivities. We do Easter egg hunts, 4th of July fireworks, Halloween pumpkin carving parties, and so on.  All of these get togethers usually entail fun foods for the kids (and parents, if I’m being…