Budgeting with Google Sheets

Budgeting with Google Sheets

This is the last part of my google series. Be sure to check out Lesson Planning and Menu Planning with Google Docs. We can’t lesson plan or menu plan without money, right?! So let’s talk about budgeting with Google Sheets. Gone are the days of a simple...
Meal Plan with Google Docs

Meal Plan with Google Docs

We interrupt this Christmas spirit for some real life.   We still gotta eat! I know we have all been focused on Christmas parties, Christmas food, Christmas presents, and Christmas decorating, but we still gotta eat! And during this busy season it’s nice to know...
Homemade Christmas

Homemade Christmas

I’m not huge on the secular, materialistic side of Christmas, but I do love to give gifts to those I love. Coming from a small single income, we began a homemade Christmas tradition early in our marriage. I began making my children homemade gifts instead of...
Best Gift Lists for Everyone on your List

Best Gift Lists for Everyone on your List

Christmas is upon us and the pressure to wrap gifts and fill stockings has arrived. So here are ten gift lists that will feed your creative juices and not fill your homes with clutter! Non-Toy Gift Lists Check out the following blogs for terrific, non-toy gift lists....
Why I’m Thankful for Homeschooling

Why I’m Thankful for Homeschooling

Thanksgiving conjures up gratitude with “30 days of thankfulness” posts, words of gratefulness said over turkey and dressing, and a gentle reminder to just say “thank you.” We should be thankful year round, but Thanksgiving is that time of year...
Homeschooling with Company

Homeschooling with Company

The holidays are near and with that brings friends and family together! As great as this is, sometimes we struggle to keep up with our homeschooling with company around. Unlike public school kids, we can’t send the kids to school while we prepare for their...
Best Gift Ideas for Large Families

Best Gift Ideas for Large Families

Gift giving has become a socially accepted part of holidays, especially for Christmas. Instead of focusing on the gifts we have because of Jesus’ sacrifice, we stress over finances and making sure we didn’t forget someone in our gift shopping marathons....
Map Drawing in our Homeschool

Map Drawing in our Homeschool

This is our first year to incorporate drawing maps into our homeschool day. Map drawing and tracing has been a fun skill to give my children. But we are beginners, so to do that I grabbed a resource to help! CreateSpace has an easy to follow map series called Draw. We...
100 Things for Homeschooling High School

100 Things for Homeschooling High School

I have been homeschooling for over 16 years now and I love it! But I especially love homeschooling high school. And you will notice that I lean towards the non-traditional textbook, but have sprinkled in a few traditional resources in an effort to keep it balanced. ...