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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…

How to Teach Multiple Grade Levels


Good morning everyone! Today I’m sharing my tips for teaching/homeschooling multiple grades at the same time. Most of you know we have four children. This year I’m teaching a 2nd, 5th, 7th, and 8th grader! Just the thought can be overwhelming, but today I’m sharing some things that have worked to help me reduce my stress level and make it…

Tip Tuesday: Teacher Organization Tips


Hey guys! I’m back today with another Tip Tuesday video for you all! Today I’m going to share my tips for organizing your school room, teaching supplies, and record keeping. We’ll also discuss some things to consider when choosing a space for your homeschool as well as a few organizational tips that have helped me keep everything neat and tidy.…

Laminating Tips & Tricks


Good morning all of you amazing teachers out there! Today I have a post that I’ve literally been meaning to do forever now. I get so many questions on how I laminate, which laminator I use, and if I have any tips or tricks to save money when laminating. Plus there’s an amazing video and awesome giveaway at the end…

How to stop procrastination in your homeschool


Do you find your kids procrastinating instead of doing their schoolwork in a diligent and timely fashion?  Do your kids dawdle, sharpen pencils, get water, then go to the bathroom and eventually get to their work only after chasing them down? Don’t worry your not alone! I’d venture to bet that procrastination is probably found in most homes. And it…

Ellison SuperStar Giveaway!


Hi everyone! I hope you’re all enjoying your summer, I know we are! I always use my summers to chill out, relax, have fun with the family, and of course plan for next year! As most of you know we will be using my Expedition Earth World Geography curriculum this year again. Everyone has been begging me to do it…