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. While we…

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 your teaching…

A Day In The Life Of Homeschoolers – What It’s Really Like

One of the first things someone who’s considering homeschooling their child thinks about is, what does a day in the life of homeschoolers look like? The answer is it looks different for each homeschooling family. It can even be different from day…

Your Top 10 Questions About Homeschooling Answered

Beginner homeschooling parents have a lot of questions and today I want to answer all your common questions about homeschooling. I was a homeschooled kid who is now homeschooling her kid. Both my son and I have ADHD and homeschooling was and…

The Best Free Homeschooling Resources

Be it you purchased a homeschool curriculum or you are using an online program, chances are high that you will still need a few extra resources for your kids’ home education. Today I’m going to list out all the Free Homeschooling Resources…

9 Important Tips On How To Choose A Homeschool Curriculum That’s Right For Your Family

If you’re trying to figure out how to choose a homeschool curriculum I’ve got some great news for you. I’m sharing all the things beginner homeschoolers miss when picking out a curriculum that works for you.  As I’ve shared before, I was…

7 Practical Tips For When Homeschooling Gets Tough

If you search through homeschooling articles you will find loads of information regarding how to homeschool and how great homeschooling is. What you don’t see is when homeschooling gets tough. When it gets hard to homeschool and how to get through tough…

7 Ways You Can Learn How To Stop Eating Out & Eat At Home

Eating out has been a constant struggle in my home. At one point we were eating out 4-5 times per week because we just didn’t feel like cooking. You can imagine what that did to our bank accounts. I had to find ways…

19 Delicious & Festive Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

I’ve been on a holiday kick lately with a few different Halloween related posts, here and here. Naturally, this morning I woke up thinking about Thanksgiving. I realized I haven’t done a top Thanksgiving appetizer recipes post so maybe I could find…

17 Potato Recipes Perfect For Side Dishes

Potatoes are delicious but you know this already which is why you are here. You want to find the best of the best potato recipes to add to your arsenal of side dishes. Well, I’ve tried a lot of different potato recipes…

40+ Delicious Air Fryer Recipes For Beginners

We finally caved and purchased an air fryer. When I first got the Instant Pot I went to all my favorite bloggers to find the best recipes to try out while I learned the machine. I’m doing the same thing with my…

Is An Extreme Grocery Budget Actually Possible?

The YouTube rabbit hole struck again. Last time I talked about the YouTube rabbit hole it was in cleaning motivation videos that I watch pretty frequently. This time I’m talking about extreme grocery budget videos. An extreme grocery budget is when you…

10 Go To Easy Dinner Recipes

I have a list of go to recipes for when I don’t really know what to make for dinner. Most of them are dishes where I always have the ingredients in the house. Some of them I might need to pick up…

Easy Classic Tuna Casserole in 30 Minutes or Less

We are suckers for good comfort food so about a week ago I decided to make a cheesy, warm, and delicious classic tuna casserole. This is great for easy winter fall and winter dinners made with ingredients you will likely already have…

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 often looked cluttered until I figured out…

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 about how I can decorate my front…

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 made specifically for Halloween. I look forward…

10 Fun Halloween Front Porch Ideas

It’s officially Spooky Season! Ok I know it’s the beginning of August and we are still feeling that summer heat but planning your Halloween decor needs a bit of time. This is when we can get truly creative with our front porch.…

3 Helpful Decluttering Tips Every ADHD Person Should Know

For most people decluttering is simply a task where you make quick decisions and get it done over the course of up to a few weeks. For someone like me who has ADHD, decluttering isn’t always the best experience. However, as someone who…

How To Reboot Your Cleaning Schedule To Keep Your House Clean

At the start of every season I sit down and take a look at my cleaning schedule and give it a reboot based on my motivational levels as of late, and where I might be having difficulty with tasks that need to…

How To Decorate A Kids Room On A Budget

So you’ve finally gotten through your nightmare kitchen renovation. Tackled the upstairs bathroom. You’ve even finished clearing all the junk out of the basement. But there’s one room in the house that still makes you cringe every time you open the door……

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…

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 or diets…

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 colored hair.…

Cargo Shorts Are Sexy and Other Things We Love About Basic Dads

Recently Dude Dad released a video about the journey to become a basic dad and it went sort of viral. Of course I shared this video. The following is the conversation that took place between my husband and I a day or…

What I’m Doing And Quit Doing In Quarantine

Ahhh, quarantine. This introvert loves quarantine and hates it at the same time and I’m sure you are wondering how that can be. I love it because I finally have a socially valid excuse for staying secluded in my home and avoiding…

How To Have A Grateful Mindset

It can be pretty difficult nowadays to have a grateful mindset. Fact is the world just seems like it’s falling apart around us right now. 2020 has been a difficult year for a lot of people and to be honest, it’s been…

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 love languages…

7 Ways You Can Learn How To Stop Eating Out & Eat At Home

Eating out has been a constant struggle in my home. At one point we were eating out 4-5 times per week because we just didn’t feel like cooking. You can imagine what that did to our bank accounts. I had to find ways…

Is An Extreme Grocery Budget Actually Possible?

The YouTube rabbit hole struck again. Last time I talked about the YouTube rabbit hole it was in cleaning motivation videos that I watch pretty frequently. This time I’m talking about extreme grocery budget videos. An extreme grocery budget is when you…

How To Build Trust With Your Audience

The biggest reason why bloggers fail at blogging is because they failed to build trust with their audience. For years people have been told to not trust everything you read and hear on the internet, this statement makes the job of internet…

Why You Need To Learn Content Marketing For Products

When you are selling products online it can be a bit difficult to market them. It’s harder if you’re not comfortable with selling. Learning content marketing for products can help you to better sell and reach all of those goals you want…

7 Things Bloggers Should Stop Wasting Time On

As bloggers we are often looking for shortcuts and areas in our work that we can save time. We are busy with jobs, families, and trying to grow our business. Luckily I can help you with some time saving tips. Before we…

How To Work From Home With Kids

Earlier this year we had what homeschoolers have dubbed as crisis schooling. As our country shut down to stop the spread of the virus a bunch of families were forced into online schooling for the remainder of the year. As homeschoolers and…

Day In The Life Of A Homeschooling Mommy Blogger

Things change and we have to learn to adapt to that change pretty quickly. I became a work at home mom 2 years ago and last year I became a work at home homeschooling mom. I’ve learned pretty quickly how to adapt…

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