When My Son Joined the Army

It wasn’t even on my radar. The Army had always been a “no way mom, that’s not for me” conversation. Then one day our son decided that he wanted to just go and ask some questions and get some information. The next thing I knew, he was handing me enlistment papers.He had joined the Army. He was 19. He had […]

Why I’m Not a Get Up Early Mom

I have never been a morning person. I’m sure getting up early works for some, if not most, people, but there are some of us that simply are not early rising people and our reasons for not getting up early vary widely.   This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase […]

What I’m Reading in May 2017 (and an April Recap)

Apparently I thought I would have more time on my hands than was realistic when I made my reading list for April. Of the five books that I put on my list, I only finished three, and one of them wasn’t even on my list!I very slowly devoured and took meticulous notes on Julie Morgenstern’s book Time Management from the […]

First Grade Math Free Games & Printables

Math….the nemesis of many a homeschool mom. I’m certainly no exception. I actually love doing math, I just don’t love teaching it! It’s frustrating and seriously tries my patience. I’ve found that keeping math fun is a must!Save Save This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link […]

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Debt Free Christmas – Make a Plan to Shop All Year

Ok, before you write me off as mental for broaching the topic of Christmas in April, give me a paragraph or two to explain!You see, if I want to have a truly debt free Christmas then I have to plan ahead. Like waaaay ahead. If I wait until November to start thinking about Christmas then I either break the bank, […]

Our Favorite Camping Tips, Tricks & Hacks

Today we’re talking camping tips, tricks and hacks!I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!What follows are the tips & tricks that we’ve used, or decided to […]

Camping Games and Fun for Kids

Today we’re talking camping games and fun for kids!I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Keeping the kids busy while camping is second in importance only to […]

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Camping Meals – Dinner and Dessert

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking dinner and dessert!Dinnertime for us is the slow down and take it easy meal of the day. […]

Camping Meals – Lunch and Snacks

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be! Miss a day in the series? You can catch up at these links: Monday – Camping Meals: Breakfast Tuesday – Camping […]

Camping Meals – Breakfast

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking breakfast!While we’re at home I go to great lengths to prep well enough on Sundays that my […]