My family comes from a long line of fantastic bakers. As amazing as this may sound for my kids, this could easily have put them at a disadvantage to enjoying the Christmas season. Why? Well simple, because I want everything to be perfect, which could only mean one thing, no kids in the kitchen. Luckily… Continue reading Holiday Baking With Kids: Perfectly Imperfect
Shopping in October has always been a part of my Christmas preparation for good reason. It’s not that I don’t love strolling through the streets of our local town enjoying the snow & Christmas décor, that I adore. It’s just far more enjoyable with all of my gifts already purchased, wrapped and under the tree. Long… Continue reading How To Have A Restful Christmas: The Merry Little Christmas Project
Once upon a time I was a details person, then I had kids, 4 of them! Now I am Type A divided by 4, with a square root of Toddler plus Homeschool. If you understood any of that then you know it is Mom Math and the answer is chaos. When I went from having to… Continue reading An Organized Homeschool Life: Fantasy or Possibility?
The first few weeks of summer break had our routine off to a rough start. What we needed first was a week with nothing but relaxation and fun, which we did well! After all one of my primary goals as a Mom is to become less serious and more fun, so that week I was winning. However… Continue reading Second Chances For Summer Mornings
Each week I Homeschool my littles and by Friday afternoon I am sitting quietly in our living room, laundry folded, house clean, candle lit and enjoying some time to myself. Sound crazy? Well this is a beautiful picture of what it looks like when you follow a cleaning routine that works for you not against you. What… Continue reading Once A Week Cleaning: Working For You Not Against You
Our generation has never been more rushed. Whether you are a homeschool mom, working mom, stay at home or a working wife we have convinced ourselves that there is no time for family dinner in our busy schedules. How do we prioritize something that has little value to many families of our generation? Family mealtime… Continue reading A Thing Of The Past? Slow & Steady Dinnertime