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My Large Family Vehicle, The Mom-Mobile

The mom-mobile, the family vehicle, the homeschool bus. I never wanted to be a minivan mom. I am a country girl and was comfortable in a truck. But now having eight children to taxi around, a truck isn’t going to do the job. But then, I do kind of drive a truck. I get asked […]

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Little helpers in the kitchen rock! How do you start this habit and not go crazy?

Kids in the Kitchen

We have to eat at least three times a day. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend time with our kids and teach valuable skills. I’ve let my kids help in the kitchen since the first one was itty bitty. She loved to be in the kitchen with me and still loves it today. She now […]

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A Well-Stocked Pantry: Part 2

Stocking a pantry for scratch cooking can be overwhelming at first. But it is well worth the effort and time. Having basic ingredients handy at all times makes creating meals convenient and even fun. I think sometimes the jump from packaged food to whole foods cooking is daunting because you don’t know what basics you […]

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A Well-Stocked Pantry: Part 1

{Post may contain affiliate links. In no way does it cost you more money to use my links, but it does help support this page. And be assured that I only share products I trust and use.} My pantry has changed over the years and as my family grows, it will continue to change. In […]

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Getting it all done when you have a large family.

Getting it all done

  Chores. It’s a necessary part of life so that we can enjoy the best parts of life. As much as I would love to write and tell you that my kids love chore day, I would be totally kidding you and myself. No, they definitely see chores as a necessary evil. Well … maybe […]

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What We Do All Day

The days I only had three wee ones at home seemed long and odious. They were young, newborn, 2, and 4. Shoot, I was young! I really didn’t want to stay home with them at first. I wanted to work and succeed and be productive! I wanted to do something I was proud of, and […]

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