Goals for November, 2018: Update #2

We’re about at the halfway point in November, and luckily, I’m about halfway to meeting my November goals: Make Six Freezer Meals Sprout’s had grass fed ground beef on sale for $2.99 a pound earlier in the month, so I ended up making my 6 freezer meals using ground beef: Easy Hamburger Soup Beef Tortilla […]

4 Weeks to a More Productive Life: Week 1

So, for most of this year, I’ve felt like a freight train has run me over, but as I mentioned in my November goals, little by little I’m beginning to feel more like myself and able to tackle more projects.  Things may not be running smoothly at home, but they are improving with ABA, so […]

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate: A Book Review

I can sneak in bits of time to read while one of my children is doing schoolwork while the other two are at ABA, so finally, I can start writing book reviews again! This post contains affiliate links. We like to work at the library, and I just saw Before We Were Yours by Lisa […]

Goals for November, 2018: Update #1

We’re about at the halfway point in November, and luckily, I’m about halfway to meeting my November goals: Make Six Freezer Meals Sprout’s had grass fed ground beef on sale for $2.99 a pound, so I ended up making my 6 freezer meals using ground beef: Easy Hamburger Soup Beef Tortilla Taco Casserole Stuffed Pepper […]

Books I Read Aloud to the Kids, October 2018

I’ve been reading aloud to my kids since they were born, but since June, we’ve been sharing what we’ve read and what we thought of the novels.  If you have any good kids’ books you could recommend, please leave a comment below.  Hopefully, some of the books we read will also give you ideas for […]

Menu Planning for November 11, 2018

This week I’m trying to have a mini pantry challenge, so I’m looking to make meals that I already have the ingredients for.  I’m also considering trying to reduce our grocery budget by having a few vegetarian meals a week.  We’ll see how that goes.  Here’s the plan for the week: Saturday Fried Rice Sausage […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Kidzaw Master Kitz The Starry Night

PB & J Girl loves artistic endeavors, so when I learned of Master Kitz The Starry Night, I knew she’d love it.  This project is just one of many designed by Kidzaw.com; we liked this one so much, we hope to try more Master Kitz in the future! About Kidzaw Kidzaw was created five years […]

Goals for the Month of November, 2018

Gradually, bit by bit, I feel like our lives are stabilizing and becoming a bit more “normal” or just a bit like life used to be.  I finally feel like I should be able to set goals this month and hopefully accomplish them.  Year long goals are a little more than I can contend with, […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Balancing Diapers and Deadlines

I have been working from home since my youngest was just a baby–eight years now.  I’ve always had trouble achieving balance; in the early years, I feel like I devoted too much time to my work, and in these latter years, I’ve had to reduce my workload as my kids needed me more.  Some days […]

Deck the Freezer with My FreezEasy

Are you ready for the busy-ness of the upcoming holiday season?  I’m not, but I’m trying to get more prepared.  One of the ways I’m preparing is by filling the freezer with yummy freezer meals so I don’t have to worry about cooking in the midst of the holiday frenzy. This post contains affiliate links. […]