TOS Crew Review: Homeschool Planet Planner

I'm a planner.  I may not always stick to the plan (ahem), but I do like to plan.  I love to-do lists, and I like the satisfaction of crossing off the things I've accomplished. Now that I'm homeschooling three kids, I wanted a place where I could … [Continue reading]

How to Save on the High Price of Eggs

4 Ways to Save on Eggs

Eeghads, the price of eggs! If eggs are a breakfast staple for your family, you can relate. We like to buy organic eggs, which were higher priced than other egg choices, but now, every type of egg is dramatically more expensive. While eggs … [Continue reading]

Menu Planning for July 12, 2015

I'm considering buying a 50 pound bag of gluten free oats, so this week, I'm trying out lots of oat recipes to make sure that we'll like eating so many oats.  That will also help me stock the freezer with snacks a bit. (Do you buy in such large … [Continue reading]

Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson: A Book Review

This post contains affiliate links which help support Mom's Plans. It's been a long time since I've read a fiction book and felt like I couldn't put it down.  That changed recently when I picked up S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep. Even the … [Continue reading]

Homeschooling How To: Save Money At A Curriculum Swap

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This post contains affiliate links which help support Mom's Plans. When I first started homeschooling, I was nervous, so I decided on a big box curriculum.  It was expensive, and it didn't perfectly suit our needs, but everything was laid out for … [Continue reading]

My Personal, Financial, and Business Goals for 2015 – May & June Update

My word for the year is BALANCE, so I've chosen goals that mesh with living a year of BALANCE. Personal Goals Take a trip to Michigan this year to see family and friends.  This goal is on hold at least until fall as we had unexpected expenses … [Continue reading]

Menu Planning for July 5, 2015

This post contains affiliate links which help support Mom's Plans We're on our second week of our pantry challenge, so things are getting a little more interesting.  However, we still have plenty of good food left, so we're not too challenged yet. … [Continue reading]

Our Homeschool Wrap Up, 2015-2016, Week 5

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This post contains affiliate links which help support Mom's Plans. We enjoyed a fairly quiet week at home this week.  We got a lot accomplished and also had fun learning through food.  (Always a favorite way to learn!) Fun Activities We skipped … [Continue reading]

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon: A Book Review

This post contains affiliate links which help support Mom's Plans. I went to the library searching for Jennifer McMahon's book, Dismantled, which I had heard good reviews about.  That one wasn't on the shelf, but I did find another one of her books, … [Continue reading]

July 2015 Pantry Challenge

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So, my freezer and refrigerator are packed to the gills.  There are a few reasons why this happened. Sprout's had organic Red Delicious apples for .48 a pound.  I bought a case, which is 40 pounds.  (How sweet is it that 40 pounds of organic … [Continue reading]