LitWits Kits {Homeschool Crew Review}

Cuddle Bug and I love literature and could read for hours.  PB & J Girl does like a good story, but she also is a hands-on learner, so I’m always looking for a way to make a story come to life for her.  Recently, we had the opportunity to try LitWits Kits, which are lessons […]

Simplified Classes Review and Discount Code!

If your kids are like mine and love to create art, I’m delighted to share a new art program that is perfect for giving the kids something to do on Thanksgiving break and the upcoming Christmas break.  I’m pleased to share a Simplified Classes review and discount code. What Is Simplified Classes? Simplified Classes is […]

Gluten Free Dairy Free Cheeseburger Soup

This post contains affiliate links. Back in the day when I could have dairy, I loved cheesy soups–the cheesier the better.  Recently I’ve found a way to bring cheesy soups into my life, though they are much healthier than the soups I used to eat years ago!  I found a recipe I wanted to try, […]

Family Read Alouds for Ages 8 to 12–October 2019

A funny story for this month.  We drove to Michigan in October, which is a 28 hour drive, and we brought a ton of audios.  But none of the rental cars have CD players anymore!  So I went to Target and bought a portable CD player, but it was terrible and skipped constantly after the […]

Inside Out by Demi Moore {A Book Review}

This post contains affiliate links. I always liked Demi Moore as an actress.  My favorite movie she starred in was Ghost.  Who couldn’t love her vulnerability and beauty in that film?  I was dismayed when her life began to fall apart publicly a few years ago. I read Inside Out by Demi Moore because I […]

Eating Healthy Gluten Free Dairy Free Food on a Budget {Week 2 of 52}

Let me just say upfront, it can be difficult eating healthy gluten free dairy free food on a budget when your child is sick!  Cuddle Bug got sick for the third time in six weeks.  By Friday, she was running a 101 degree temperature, and on Saturday, it jumped to 103 degrees.  Saturday night she […]

Mattie Richardson’s Horses in History Series {Book Review}

This fall, the girls began horseback riding, and they love it!  This has inspired a desire to learn about horses, so when The Homeschool Crew had the opportunity to review Author Mattie Richardson/Appaloosy Books, we were delighted.  (Horses and read alouds?  That’s right up our alley!)  We received Mattie Richardson’s Horses in History Series, and […]

The Best Gluten Free Dairy Free Thanksgiving Recipes

This post contains affiliate links. When you’re living with food allergies or intolerances, the holidays can be difficult.  So many seasonal foods you used to enjoy are now off limits.  You may feel depressed that you don’t get to eat some of the favorites that you loved.  I felt that way when I first had […]

Meals and Snacks I Made Ahead: Meal Prep and Menu Plan: November 11, 2019

This post contains affiliate links. I’ve been a WW (Weight Watchers) member for 10 months now, but I haven’t followed the plan for awhile thanks to all of the travel my husband has had to do for work and the girls and I did when we went to Michigan.  Now, all the travel is done […]

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline {A Book Review}

This post contains affiliate links. I saw A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline sitting on the bookshelf at the library.  I liked the cover, so I decided to check it out, having no idea that the book was about the famous artist Andrew Wyeth and his painting, Christina’s World.  (If I’m to […]