King’s Cage Book Review – What I Thought

Today I am doing a King’s Cage book review by Victoria Aveyard. This is the third book in the Red Queen series. If you have not read Red Queen or Glass Sword there will likely be spoilers to both books in this review. As usual I will try to do a spoiler free series review first and then warn you when it’s time to move away in order to avoid spoilers. As always this review will be spoiler free for King’s Cage, but with any series there are likely to be parts that spoil previous books.  Let’s dive into the…

Glass Sword Book Review – What I Thought

Today I’m doing a review for Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard which is the second book in the Red Queen series. Let it be known that if you have not yet finished or read Red Queen which is the first…

Stay Soft Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I am a bad food blogger and I blame it on my ADHD. I have tried 3 times to take pictures of the entire process of this stay soft chocolate chip cookie recipe and I kept missing certain parts. So…

Easiest Crock Pot Onion Pork Roast

When it comes to cooking I will always prefer the dump and cook method of slow cooker and Instant Pot cooking. I do not want to spend loads of time in the kitchen hovering over a hot stove. This Crock…

Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas

About 4 times a year I get a massive craving for Enchiladas. Now, I’m not in any way going to say that my easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas are authentic. They aren’t. However, they are delicious and a quick and…

Easy Cheesy Bacon Potato Soup

I have never in my life made potato soup until this recipe and I was shocked at how good it was. It’s not often that I get a recipe right the first time out the gate. So today I am…

5 Ways I Get My 6 Year Old To Help Around The House

Raise your hand if you’ve ever given up on getting your kid to help around the house and just cleaned it all yourself. I know I have. It’s quicker, it stops an argument, and the house just gets clean. However, we all know getting our kids to help clean up around the house is an important tool to teach them for their future. Like a lot of moms, I’m a firm believer that everyone in the house contributes to the mess of the house, so everyone needs to help clean it up. My son is 6 which means he’s not…

How I Use Discord To Plan Homeschooling

Of all the things I use to help organize our homeschool education, Discord has been the most surprisingly helpful tool. In this post, I am going to tell you how I use Discord to plan homeschooling each week. When I…

Homeschool Tracking & Portfolio Building Made Easy

Knowing where to start with your homeschool tracking and homeschool portfolio building is the key to staying organized all year long. Here in Pennsylvania it is required for every homeschooling parent and it can be super overwhelming at first. Not…

What Is Relaxed Guided Unschooling?

In today’s post I want to discuss our homeschool method. Relaxed Guided Unschooling is the method we’ve come up with to make learning fun for our 1st grader. One of the first things most beginner homeschoolers do is try to…

An Honest Oak Meadow Homeschool Review for 1st Grade Curriculum

Picking a homeschool curriculum can be confusing, so today you are getting an honest Oak Meadow homeschool review to see if this curriculum is correct for your family. Understand that your curriculum should absolutely match your homeschool method of choice.…

What Homeschool Method Is Right For Your Family

There are loads of different types of homeschool methods and when you are a beginner homeschooler they can feel a bit overwhelming at first. However, sorting through the different homeschool methods and comparing them to your child’s learning style and…

Stay Soft Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I am a bad food blogger and I blame it on my ADHD. I have tried 3 times to take pictures of the entire process of this stay soft chocolate chip cookie recipe and I kept missing certain parts. So the pictures that I do have of this recipe are from all the 3 different times making this. I would either get in a hurry, my phone would be dying, or the cookies would be eaten before I remembered I needed a picture. Luckily my husband took a picture once and shared it in a group chat raving over how…

Easiest Crock Pot Onion Pork Roast

When it comes to cooking I will always prefer the dump and cook method of slow cooker and Instant Pot cooking. I do not want to spend loads of time in the kitchen hovering over a hot stove. This Crock…

Easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas

About 4 times a year I get a massive craving for Enchiladas. Now, I’m not in any way going to say that my easy Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas are authentic. They aren’t. However, they are delicious and a quick and…

Easy Cheesy Bacon Potato Soup

I have never in my life made potato soup until this recipe and I was shocked at how good it was. It’s not often that I get a recipe right the first time out the gate. So today I am…

Easy Sweet Potato Breakfast Bake

If you are anything like me you likely cook more than you need for any given dish and sometimes have leftovers you need to use. That is how this Sweet Potato Breakfast Bake was made. I had made this Sausage,…

Italian Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Pizza

We love pizza in this house, we don’t love the cost of pizza. After I finally figured out this amazing Easy Pizza Dough recipe I knew pizza was going to become a regular meal in our house. The first one…

5 Ways I Get My 6 Year Old To Help Around The House

Raise your hand if you’ve ever given up on getting your kid to help around the house and just cleaned it all yourself. I know I have. It’s quicker, it stops an argument, and the house just gets clean. However, we all know getting our kids to help clean up around the house is an important tool to teach them for their future. Like a lot of moms, I’m a firm believer that everyone in the house contributes to the mess of the house, so everyone needs to help clean…

10 Easy Things To Clean To Make Your Home Feel Cleaner

Even if the dishes are done, the laundry is caught up, and the floors are clean, your house may still be looking a bit stale. I’ve been there and when I started examining the real…

Depression Cleaning – How I Make It Easier

As Winter approaches, so does my yearly cycle of worsened depression. With this depression comes the depression piles and a depression mess and I’m so over them. I am very familiar with depression messes and…

The 1 Reason You Still Have A Cluttered House & How To Fix It

You would think after getting rid of 80% of our stuff for a long distance move we wouldn’t have a cluttered house anymore. At least that’s what I thought. I was very wrong. Our house…

10 Beautiful Fall Front Porch Ideas

Our favorite season is Fall. We love the bright warm colors, the cooler weather, and all the great food that comes with the harvest season. So as I start thinking about Fall I’m also thinking…

13 Fun Halloween DIYs To Try This Year

With Spooky Season right around the corner now is a great time to figure out all your upcoming Halloween decorations. It’s also a great time to start gathering supplies for some fun Halloween DIY projects…

King’s Cage Book Review – What I Thought

Today I am doing a King’s Cage book review by Victoria Aveyard. This is the third book in the Red Queen series. If you have not read Red Queen or Glass Sword there will likely be spoilers to both books in this review. As usual I will try to do a spoiler free series review first and then warn you when it’s time to move away in order to avoid spoilers. As always this review will be spoiler free for King’s Cage, but with any series there are likely to…

Glass Sword Book Review – What I Thought

Today I’m doing a review for Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard which is the second book in the Red Queen series. Let it be known that if you have not yet finished or read Red…

Red Queen Book Review – What I Thought

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard was an excellent read and today I would like to write my official review. In this Red Queen book review I’ll be sharing a brief synopsis of the book, why…

26 Books I Read In 2021 & What To Read In 2022 – Fantasy and Sci-Fi

2021 has been an interesting year for sure but there is one thing that was reignited this year for me and that is my love for reading. Even though I didn’t pick up a book…

The 6 Books I Read In December 2021 – Fantasy Genre

I’ve been reading a lot lately and been thinking about how I could share what I’ve read and give reviews of each book I read every month. It’s something I haven’t done before and I…

How Work At Home Moms Should Balance Work and Home Life

We are in our new normal, which means many of us are now work at home moms and will continue to choose to work from home even if it means finding a new job. Unfortunately, that means our home life and work life often intersect.  There are loads of great reasons to continue working from home. Productivity is higher, we are less stressed, we are spending less money on clothes, eating out, and gasoline. Working from home also has saved companies loads of money on workspace. The benefits greatly outweigh any of the setbacks that come with being work at…

Addressing Toxic Diet Culture In My Life

I felt for a long time that I’ve been an advocate for body positivity but I failed epically in my advocacy and I need to address it. The language that I have used in posts when talking about healthy eating…

13 Stunning Hair Dye Ideas To Try

It’s no secret that 2020 officially kicked my ass and made me a stronger woman. I finally accepted myself in all of my curvy, geeky, and beautiful glory. Part of that change came with finally embracing my love of brightly…

Daily Self Care With Self Love Languages

I recently read a blog post on what’s quickly becoming my favorite self care blog, Blessing Manifesting. The blog post talks about how you can get self care by doing activities that relate to your own love languages. The self…

When Getting Dressed Is Self Care

It’s time to be a bit honest here. For the past two years I’ve been struggling. My depression has taken over my life and I stopped truly taking care of myself. Sure I read, I binge watch TV shows, I…

We Went Vegan For 6 Months – What You Should Know

About a year ago my husband and I watched a couple of documentaries and made the decision to try eating only plant based food. After about 21 days I was feeling great and wrote this post here. I figured it’s…