2016 September Monthly Meal Plan


Hey everyone! First thing, Happy Labor Day! I hope you all have a great day! Sadly for my kids, I forgot to add this as a holiday in our homeschool planner, so we’ll probably end up doing school today! Oh the horror! Second thing, wow August has been so crazy with back-to-school that I completely forgot to put up the…

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Gingham Stars Quilt and a Pixie Noel Giveaway!


Good morning! I have a super cute giveaway for you today! If you’re following me on Instagram you’ve already seen this cute star quilt, and it’s definitely become one of my faves. This pattern is from the Holiday Wishes book by Sherri falls. The fabric I used is called Pixie Noel, and it’s a super sweet Christmas line by Tasha…

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2016-2017 5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum


Good morning! Today I’m sharing our 2016-2017 5th Grade homeschool curriculum with you. We’re making some changes around here this year, and I’ll tell you all about it in the video!   So to see what my 5th grader will be doing this year watch our 2016-2017 5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum video here!   5th Grade Curriculum: Art:  World’s Greatest…

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Percy Jackson Literature Unit


I’m so excited to launch my first of hopefully many middle-school level literature units for you! Today’s release is the new literature unit for Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief. It comes with chapter by chapter lesson plans as well as comprehension questions for each chapter too.     Teacher’s Manual: Each unit comes with chapter by chapter teacher’s lessons that…

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FQS August Sew Sampler Box Review


  What is a Sew Sampler? The Sew Sampler Box is a monthly subscription quilting box that delivers surprise goodies right to your door! It’s $24.95/month and the boxes ship on the 20th of each month. There are at least 5 specially chosen items which may include fabric, notions, patterns, thread, and anything else full of quilty goodness! You’ll also…

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Quilting 101: How to Wash a Quilt


Hi friends! Today I’ll be showing you how to wash a quilt! There are several ways to go about washing your quilts, but today I’m just going to show you how I like to do it to help prevent any damage or bleeding of fabrics or thread.   Products I recommend: Dreft Detergent or Woolite detergent (Anything meant for delicate…

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2016-2017 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum


Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing our 2016-2017 7th Grade homeschool curriculum with you. We’re making some changes around here this year, and I’ll tell you all about it in the video!   This year we’re focusing on a little more independent work for my son. As they get into 6th, 7th, and 8th grades I think it’s important for them…

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Quilting 101: How to Bind a Quilt (Machine or Hand)


Hi friends! I’m back with another video in my How to Quilt series. Today I’ll be showing you how to bind your quilt! There are several ways to go about binding your quilt, so today I’m just going to show you a couple of ways that I like to do it. I’ll also be showing you some tips to help…

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2016-2017 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum


Hey guys! Today I’m sharing our 2016-2017 8th Grade homeschool curriculum with you. I know I’m a little late in sharing this, but it took longer for me to decide what we’re doing this year and to get some of the curriculum ordered.  I’ll also be sharing our other curriculum picks for grades 2, 5, and 7 soon as well.…

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2016-2017 First Day of Homeschool!


Hi friends! Wow, I can’t believe we’re starting out 10th year of homeschooling today. It’s been quite a ride thus far, and I’m looking forward to a brand new year full of possibilities! We’ve got our new curriculum all sorted in our work drawers, and the school room has been cleaned out, de-cluttered, and sanitized. Even the birds got a…

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Quilting 101: How to Free Motion Quilt


Hi friends! I’m back with another video in my How to Quilt series. Today I’ll be showing you how to free motion quilt! This has been one of my most highly requested videos, and I’m hoping that it will inspire you to give free motion quilting a try. I know it can sound a little intimidating, but I assure you…

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2016-2017 Homeschool Supply Haul


Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing our 2016-2017 Homeschool Supply Haul with you.   We have four children and this year we spent about $150 on supplies total. I usually average around $100-$150 on supplies including a few extra things that we have to purchase for their weekly options program. This year I ordered most of our supplies online, but I…

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