Preschool Homeschooling 101: Pre-K Sight Words

     Homeschooling a five-year-old can be a very daunting task, especially if your five-year-old is anything like mine. Sam is a smart little boy, but he is still just a little boy. Trying to find the same structure he would have in a classroom in our home can be a bit difficult. If there areContinue reading “Preschool Homeschooling 101: Pre-K Sight Words”

DIY Christmas Presents Under $10

       Are you looking for a good present for a co-worker or friend but hesitate to spend a lot of money? Let’s be honest with ourselves. When we shop for Christmas presents, the goal is to make Christmas extra special for our MIP (Most Important People). MIP’s are the ones closest to us (i.e.,Continue reading “DIY Christmas Presents Under $10”

Old Fashioned Custard Pie

     Jump to Recipe     My great grandmother was a wizard in the kitchen. I remember when I was little, I would jump off the school bus, and instead of walking to the house, I would run for great grannies because she would always have something good cooking on the stove. I can stillContinue reading “Old Fashioned Custard Pie”

Hosting Thanksgiving Day for the First Time

     Family, friendships, and thankfulness are simply the perfect reasons to gather together. Every year I look forward to Thanksgiving. Honestly, besides Christmas, I believe that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Who doesn’t like good food and coming together with family you only get to see occasionally?     Every year the familyContinue reading “Hosting Thanksgiving Day for the First Time”

Preschool Homeschooling 101: Letter Aa

     Homeschooling is new to me and I have found some bumps in the road to getting my five year old to sit down at the computer and work. Sam is a more physical, outdoorsy kind of kid. So when I found myself struggling to maintain patience with his lack of I decided itContinue reading “Preschool Homeschooling 101: Letter Aa”

Taking Stress Out of Thanksgiving Prep

     If you are anything like me, preparing a large Thanksgiving dinner for your entire family can be a very daunting task. Making sure you have something gluten free for your daughter  and something vegan for your aunt can be overwhelming, and we won’t even mention the eyes of your mother-in-law using her bionicContinue reading “Taking Stress Out of Thanksgiving Prep”