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October 2017 Monthly Meal Plan


Good morning friends! Fall is probably one of my favorite times of the year. Partially because I love the cooler weather, the colorful leaves, and the crisp fresh scent that comes with it. Also because it means “CHRISTMAS IS COMING!” (Think Elf…) But before I break out the garland, I think we should try to sit back and enjoy this…

September 2017 Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! It’s Back-to-School time for us here at the Confessions household which means we’re entering into our busy season.  Once school starts I barely  have time to pee let alone time to think about what to make three times a day for the rest of school season! That means I need a plan folks!   And don’t worry, you…

Xyron 9” ezLaminator Review & Giveaway!


Homeschooling and laminators go together like peanut butter and jelly! But what’s the best machine for your needs? Today I’m sharing the machine I’ve been using for nearly my entire homeschooling lifetime. It’s the Xyron 9” ezLaminator™. This machine is different from most laminators in that it is a cold laminator. That means no cords to plug in, no waiting…

October 2016 Monthly Meal Plan


Hi everyone! I really love living in Colorado because we really get to experience all four seasons here. While I tend to be excited for the start of each of them, I really have to say that fall is my absolute favorite. It’s still nice outside, but the air has a fresh crisp feeling to it. And don’t even get…

Tip Tuesday: Running a Homeschool Household


I get a ton of questions about how I keep our basic household running. Homeschooling certainly takes up quite a bit of time and so that means that we need a good schedule to keep  up with our crazy schedule! So make sure to stop by today’s Tip Tuesday video to see how I organize our day and get everything…

Tip Tuesday: Overcoming Your Doubts & Fears


Good morning friends! Have you ever doubted your ability to homeschool? Do you think it might be the right choice for your family but you’re not sure if you’re even qualified to teach your kids?   Have you asked yourself any of these questions? Do I have to have a teaching degree? How much time does homeschooling take? What if…

Tip Tuesday: Creating Rules for Your Homeschool


Hey guys! Today I’m sharing some more homeschooling tips with you all. One of the more helpful things that we do prior to starting each year is to set up some basic homeschool rules. Today I’m talking all about what our basic homeschool rules are and how they’ve helped in our homeschooling journey.     One of the things people…

Homeschooling: When You Want to Quit Paperback


Hey guys! I had so many questions on when the new Homeschooling: When You Want to Quit book would be out in print. Well, it’s available now!   Whether you’re just starting out or are already a seasoned homeschooler discouragement hits us all at one point or another. We all doubt our decisions, worry about curriculum choices, and have moments…

March 2016 Monthly Meal Plan


Good day! Are you starting to get overwhelmed with school, activities, and life in general? So much that you haven’t had time to cook a decent meal in weeks, and you’re living off of take out and cereal? Fret no more fellow homeschooler because I have our March Monthly Meal Plan up for you today! These seriously take the stress…

Tip Tuesday: Curriculum & Teacher Manual Storage Tips


Good morning homeschoolers! Today I have another organizational Tip Tuesday for you! Today we’re talking a little bit more about storage solutions for your homeschool.     Ever wonder what I do with all of my teacher’s manuals and student workbooks? And what about all of that curriculum that we aren’t currently using, but I know we’ll need in the…