Recent Posts

First Day of Homeschool Traditions

First Day of Homeschool Traditions

This is our third year of homeschool, and we are old pros at it by now. Okay, maybe not totally. But we have established some back-to-school traditions that we use to help ease our little homeschoolers into the year on the first day of homeschool. […]

Christopher Robin Movie Review – Does It Live Up to Expectations?

Christopher Robin Movie Review – Does It Live Up to Expectations?

Winnie the Pooh is a childhood favorite of mine. What’s not to love, right? He holds a special place in my heart.  But I grew up. Favorites change. Responsibly takes over.  Still, there is no replacing that lovable silly old bear. I catch glimpses of […]

Honey Pumpkin Snickerdoodles Recipe – Inspired by Winnie the Pooh

Honey Pumpkin Snickerdoodles Recipe – Inspired by Winnie the Pooh

Who loves snickerdoodles? I know I do. They are easy to make and delicious to eat. But sometimes, even I want something a little bit different. If it’s fall, or even if it isn’t, but you have a spare can of pumpkin pie filling laying […]

Tips for Saving Time and Money with Walmart Grocery Pickup

Tips for Saving Time and Money with Walmart Grocery Pickup

Grocery shopping is one of my least favorite things to do. I would even rather do laundry. I’m just not a big fan of the herding of many different children, avoiding the “I want that”s, trying to find exactly what I need at the right […]

Homeschooling at the Beach

Homeschooling at the Beach

A lot of people ask us why we homeschool, how we homeschool, talk about how they want to, but can’t do it, etc. Well, I’m not here to talk about any of that stuff. We’ve addressed some of it before.  I’m here to tell you […]

Disney World Survival Kit – What’s in our Backpack?

Disney World Survival Kit – What’s in our Backpack?

So, you’re going to take a trip to Disney. You have your room booked, you have your park tickets, you have your days planned out, you have your meals booked, you have your fastpasses locked in, you are ready. Oh, you are just adorable. Naïve, […]

Easy Beef Ragout Recipe – Inspired by Beauty and the Beast

Easy Beef Ragout Recipe – Inspired by Beauty and the Beast

We’ve all heard the popular song from Beauty and the Beast. Be Our Guest lists off a bunch of foods that sound delicious but complicated. One of those foods listed is Beef Ragout. I’m sure the dishes at Beast’s castle used a recipe that was […]

Three Cheap Summer Activities

Three Cheap Summer Activities

If you have kids (like us) and if they need something to do during their free time (they do) and they aren’t coming up with anything on their own (they aren’t) then you are at the right spot. Nothing fancy, this is just a list […]

DIY Cow Costume for Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A

DIY Cow Costume for Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A

Every year, Chick-fil-A holds a special event called Cow Appreciation Day. How special is it? Free Chick-fil-A, that’s how special. But seriously, this is big fun for the whole family. I look forward to it to the point that I am actively looking out for […]

Five Reasons Why Family Vacations are Important

Five Reasons Why Family Vacations are Important

Family vacations can be expensive. The cost of lodging, food, gas or plane tickets, and attraction tickets adds up. That cost may keep you from making the decision to take a much-needed vacation. I truly believe that family vacations are important. It took awhile for […]