10 Little Things That Make My Day Run More Smoothly

I haven’t been a doing great job lately, I can FEEL it. It actually started back at the beginning of this year. The first month or two was fine, I think. But then I started taking on more and more commitments. And then I flew off to Baltimore at the beginning of March (and that was a lot of FUN,) and I had some reviews and some giveaways, there was an ebook, and I decided to try to blog every day for all 12 Days of Easter and it was all downhill from there. I feel like I’ve spent the

10 Things I’ve learned about blogging while homeschooling.

This past year has been crazy (but in a totally good way.) One year ago I joined the iHomeschool Network and felt God leading me back into blogging for income. Blogging has now become my job. I’m not getting rich or anything, but hey! I’m paying some bills. That’s really cool and all, but, well, it’s not my only job right? For the past year I’ve also been trying to learn how to work and teach and play and get it all done. I need to blog, and clean, and school, and enjoy my children. How?? Ten Things I’ve Learned

Ten Ways to Love Your Husband Without Breaking the Bank

Here’s the deal, ladies.. my husband and I? We don’t really do much for Valentine’s Day. *gasp!* I do enjoy taking the opportunity to show my husband that I care about him, and Valentine’s Day is just an excuse to do that intentionally. But really, you can (should) do that anytime for any reason, right? So whether you’re looking for some frugal ways to let your hubby feel loved this Valentine’s Day, or whether it’s his birthday or it’s just Tuesday.. here’s a list of ten frugal suggestions to help you do that. Ten Ways to Love Your Husband {Without

Ten Things I Did NOT Miss About Having Indoor Cats

I like cats. Really. I just prefer they spend most of their time outside. We have had two outside-cats-who-occasionally-come-inside-for-a-nap for a few years now. But to keep them from crawling into and tearing up the insulation under the house, we’ve decided to have two mostly-inside-cats-who-occasionally-go-out-for-a-romp(but-spend-all-night-inside)—until we get underskirting around the bottom of the house. Oh goodie! We’ve had inside cats for a couple of weeks now. I’m pretty sure it only took me a couple of days to remember at least 10 Things I didn’t miss about having cats in the house… Ten Things I Didn’t Miss About Having Indoor

Top Ten Tuesday ~ September in Review

It’s time for a September Wrap-Up! A quick little review of interesting things from the month and good things to take note of. Top Ten Posts in September: School is Where the Home Is: 180 Devotions for Parents ~ Review Anita’s Story – Hope & Provision Kidzmet Learning Styles Playbook ~Review Ten Free Math Resources God Provides – And a Change Operation Christmas Child: A Little Box and a Big Heart Heritage History: Young Readers Curriculum ABC’s of Homeschooling ~ Autonomy Home Canned: Peach Mango Drink Concentrate   One not from September but very popular this month: Free & Frugal

Ten Free History Resources

Y’all know I like free!! Whether you need to DIY your history this year or whether you just want to supplement your curriculum, here’s a list of free history resources for all ages. Learn Out Loud – Free history audio and video, both online and for download. Examples include: The Gettysburg Address, Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, “Common Sense” by Thomas Paine, and Greek myths. Gutenberg – Free children’s history books at Gutenberg, arranged by category. Heritage History – yes, they have cd libraries and curriculum but they also have a free online library. Ben’s Guide