What's easier than using a Crock Pot or other slow cooker to prepare a meal? Preparing your ingredients and freezing them before hand so all you have to do is take it out of the freezer the night before you want to use it, let it thaw overnight in the refrigerator and in the morning put it in and … [Read more...] about Prepped Meals: Pre-Mixed and Frozen Slow Cooker Meals for an Easy Meal
Creative people are thinking outside the box this Christmas. Instead of the usual Christmas gifts for those on their gift list, they are considering repurposing - recycling - items into unexpectedly great presents!If your children have a trampoline in the backyard that they hardly ever go around … [Read more...] about Inexpensive and Inspired: Upcycled Christmas Gifts
Still looking for ideas for Christmas presents? Here are a few ideas that seem fairly easy to make. Two of the ideas are for knitters and the last one is an easy, no-sew scarf idea. Take a look: Happy PetWhat is sweeter than a little stuffed "Lovey" being cherished by a small child? You'll … [Read more...] about No-Sew; Knitted Handmade Christmas Gifts
Advent is upon us. I've tried several different homemade Advent calendars and reading plans but haven't found one that works for us. I'm willing to try again but this year, I want to keep it sweet and simple. What is Advent? Advent is simply a countdown to the celebration of Christ's birthday at … [Read more...] about Quick & Simple Advent Calendars
Traditionally-schooled kids look forward to summer break, Christmas break, and the 4-day Thanksgiving holiday all year long - but what about homeschoolers? Should a homeschooling family take time off from learning just because it's a holiday? The answer depends on your family, your kids, and the … [Read more...] about Homeschooling and Vacations: Do You Take Holidays Off?