• A Peek At Jemma’s 2nd Grade Curriculum
  • A Peek at Max’s Kindergarten Curriculum
  • A Night In the Sky at High Trek Adventures AND A GIVEAWAY!
  • Our 2018-2019 School Year Family Read Aloud Books
  • Our Last Day of School

This + That

Holler friends! Happy spring! We have six weeks left of our school year and I confess, I’m counting down the days. We have so much fun coming this summer and I’m ready for the SUNSHINE. We’ve got some major house projects in the works too. I know, I know … the never-ending story around here. […]

What Books To Read When You Finish “Teach Your Child To Read In 100 Easy Lessons”

Jem somehow taught herself to read. We dabbled in Bob Books and then overnight she was blowing through chapter books like Little House on the Prairie. I honestly don’t know what happened. So, with Max in kindergarten this year, I had my first opportunity to actually teach a child to read. We opted to begin Teach Your […]

Salmon Cheese Ball

Dominic has been following a keto diet since the beginning of the year. He’s down almost 30 pounds and I’m so proud of his commitment to healthy choices. I need to support him in finding and making more keto-friendly recipes and have intentions to do much better … starting with this salmon cheese ball! Isn’t […]

Free Tree Tracker For the 150 Hours Outside Project

I recently stumbled upon a fabulous “challenge” of sorts on Instagram — the 150 Hours  Outside Project. This sort of thing is totally up my alley and I immediately clicked through the hashtag to learn more.  #150hoursoutside was started by Leah McDermott of Your Natural Learner. All the details are here <<< read it :) Bottom line though, get outside more with your kids this […]

How I Got $200 For Our Disney Trip FREE

I’m feeling a touch guilty about sharing this post. But, I’m all about being transparent. Especially when it comes to family finances. And, I promised on Instagram Stories. So, here it is … So … here’s the scoop. In preparation for our last trip, I applied for the Disney Visa credit card.  To normal folk […]

Five Favorites

Jem and I just got home from Disneyland and we’re so happy to be back with our boys! Of course, we loved the California sunshine and the magic of Disney, but home is where we belong. I managed to battle a cold the whole time we were away and it’s lingering so this week will […]

Organic Looks Like This™

This post is sponsored by Earth’s Best Organic®, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Breast milk is the first choice for your infant’s growth and development, but if and when you choose to use formula, you’ll feel good knowing Earth’s Best Organic® offers organic options. Until I had children, I don’t think I […]

Take an Outschool Class For Free!

Whether you homeschool or not, Outschool is such a treat! Something you and your kids will totally love! Jemma took her first class a few weeks ago – “Disney Artist Mary Blair Inspired Castles” – and has since taken another … also about Disneyland :) Her list of favorites (you can “heart” classes that interest […]