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The ULTIMATE Black Friday through Cyber Monday Deals for Homeschoolers

It is that time of year… turkey, stuffing, and some serious deals! Whatever sale you are hunting for, both Black Friday and Cyber Monday are offering opportunities for big price cuts. We know that homeschool families sometimes are looking for different kinds of gifts… so we will be sharing the deals we believe you will […]

Ideas, Resources, and Activities About Space, Planets, and Stars

This week we have some fun ideas, resources, and printables about space, planets, and stars to share with you! On these long winter nights, there’s plenty of time for star gazing, looking for constellations, trying to spot falling stars, and other fun things you can do with your kiddos. Not only are these ideas fun, […]

A Christmas Journal: 25 Days of Creative Writing for the Christmas Season

With the frenzy of Christmas fast approaching, many of us homeschool moms feel the pressure of PERFECTION.  Not only do we feel the urgency of preparing our homes for holiday gatherings and orchestrating meaningful family traditions, we ALSO have the added duty of on-going lesson planning and school instruction. Grab you copy of the Christmas […]

Hammy Mac & Cheese Soup

There are times when a soup can make you feel like a kid again. I think this Mac & Cheese Soup just might be one of them. With the creamy, cheesy noodles of a macaroni and cheese dish, along with ham and broccoli – this soup will be perfect for both the little kids and […]

Legend of the Poinsettia Art Activity

Do you know where the Poinsettia comes from? Have you heard the story of its legend? Tomie dePaola tells it beautifully in his book :The Legend of the Poinsettia. You can follow these step by step instructions for making Tissue Paper “Painted” Poinsettias. This activity is so easy and simple that no matter your skill […]

3 Reasons Not to “Do School” in December

Lately I’ve heard from lots of homeschooling moms who wonder if they should take off the entire month of December because of their busy holiday schedules.  They are a bit overwhelmed trying to do school, handle the house and laundry and all of those things that must be done on a regular basis all year […]

Hip Homeschool Hop 11/29/16 – 12/3/16

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop! Thank you for linking up with us on our Hip Homeschool Hop! We’re glad to have you. And if you’re here to take a look around and find some fun topics, good information, ideas, or support, we’re glad to have you too! But first we hope you’ll take a […]

2016 Black Friday Trends and Predictions

With all the deals I’ve shared this year, I think I have some insight into buying habits and sales due to watching the trends all year. So with that in mind, I have some 2016 Black Friday Trends and Predictions I’d like share. See if you agree, or feel free to add your own in […]

When the Black Friday Sale Is NOT a Deal

Black Friday is THIS WEEK!! Are you as excited as I am about all the deals to be had? As you all know, I am the ultimate deal hunter, so you know I am so in my element this time of year. In case you were not aware of our Facebook Group, we have created […]

Hip Homeschool Hop 11/22/16 – 11/26/16

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop! Thank you for linking up with us on our Hip Homeschool Hop! We’re glad to have you. And if you’re here to take a look around and find some fun topics, good information, ideas, or support, we’re glad to have you too! But first we hope you’ll take a […]

Free Printable Thanksgiving Math Game

NOTE: Here’s a free Thanksgiving math game we published last year. I thought we’d publish it again for those who might have missed it! Also, be sure to look at our list of 100+ Ideas, Resources, and Printables About Thanksgiving too! Most are free or very low cost, so enjoy and have fun with your […]

Ideas, Resources, and Printables About Christmas

We have a huge collection of ideas, resources, and printables about Christmas! We’ll be adding more ideas over the next day or two, so be sure to keep checking back to see what’s new! You’ll find advent calendar ideas, unit studies, games, worksheets, activities, arts & crafts, fine motor activities, science activities, and math activities. […]

Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Christmas stockings can be SO much fun to put together, give, and receive! I’ve always enjoyed giving them because they’re easy to personalize (according to what the recipient likes or enjoys doing), they don’t have to be expensive, and they’re truly fun to give because the receiver always has such fun digging into the stocking […]

Thoughts from a Homeschooler Who Is Now Homeschooling

I am a second generation homeschooler. I really wasn’t sure if I would homeschool. Not because I hated my childhood, and it’s not because I was worried about socialization (insert eye roll). I wasn’t sure if I had the strength to do it. I knew the amount of time, effort, and heart my mother put […]

Hip Homeschool Hop 11/15/16 – 11/19/16

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop! Thank you for linking up with us on our Hip Homeschool Hop! We’re glad to have you. And if you’re here to take a look around and find some fun topics, good information, ideas, or support, we’re glad to have you too! But first we hope you’ll take a […]

Low Tech Gifts for Moms

Buying Christmas gifts for others can be so much fun! And giving them to friends and relatives makes us feel good–especially when we find just the right gift. But some folks can be so hard to buy for!   Below you’ll find some fun ideas for the ladies (like your sister, mom, art teacher, etc.) […]

Dear Homeschool Mom: The Little Things Are Really the Big Things

I casually asked our 15-year-old how his biology studies were going.    “It’s not as terrible as I expected.”   I was reminded once again that no one can force a love for learning into their kids.  It’s ALWAYS a process. We’ve been homeschooling over 20 years (8 kids).  It still surprises me the odd […]

Ideas, Resources, and Printables About Thanksgiving

This week we have a huge collection of Thanksgiving activities for young children up to teens and parents! You’ll find coloring pages, unit studies, recipes, planners, puzzles, games, and more. And we’ll keep adding more activities and ideas to the list over the next few days, so be sure to come back for another look […]