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…

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DIY: Easy Treat Bag


Hey guys! We made a super cute and easy treat bag for my daughter today and I wanted to share it with you! It was so easy, she sewed the entire thing herself. I helped quilt it, but really she could’ve done it on her own, we were just pressed for time so I helped out.   I know I…

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Preschool–Kindergarten Color Word Cards


Hi everyone! I though it would be fun to put out a color word printable for you all today! I made color word coloring worksheets, pre-colored word flashcards, and fun colorful balloons with the color words on them as well.   –> Download the Color Word Cards printable here! <–   You can use the black and white coloring pages…

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IEW Writing Review


Hi everyone! I’ve had a ton of requests to do a review for our homeschool writing curriculum. We’ve been using the Institute for Excellence in Writing program for a few years now and really love it. We started out with the Group A Student Writing Intensive, and this past year we moved on to the Group A Continuation Student Writing…

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Expedition Earth: Venezuela Unit Study


Buen Dia’! This week we’re venturing to Venezuela for our Expedition Earth world geography unit study. I hope you’re enjoying riding along with us on our travels! Did you know that kids in Venezuela have hot chocolate for breakfast? It’s a very thick soupy pudding mixture that children dip bread in! We didn’t have any soupy hot chocolate, but did…

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8th Grade Homeschool Schedule


Hi everyone! I’ve had a lot of requests to see what my 8th grader’s homeschool day looks like. So today I’m sharing her schedule with you. Keep in mind, this is a flexible schedule. Some days a subject might take her longer than others. And so she may finish a little earlier, or later depending on her workload for the…

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Expedition Earth: Panama Unit Study


Good morning and welcome to our Expedition Earth world geography curriculum where we’re learning all about Panama! I hope you join in with us because we’re having so much fun with our world geography studies!   Panama has the lowest population in Central America, but is the most industrialized country in Central America. It also has the most diversified wildlife…

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Kay Arthur Bible Study for Kids


Good morning everyone! As promised, I have a video review for you of the Kay Arthur Discover 4 Yourself Inductive Bible Studies for Kids series. These studies are great for kids grades 4-6. They cover a variety of Bible topics and passages and teach your kids how to study the Bible independently. If your child hasn’t ever done a Bible…

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2016 September Sew Sampler


Hi everyone! I don’t know about you, but I always get excited around the 20th of each month because I know that my Fat Quarter Shop Sew Sampler Box is on the way! Today I’m showing you what all came in the September Sew Sampler Box. It’s too late to get this exact box, but if you sign up before…

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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…

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The Quilt Block Cookbook


Hi everyone! I have an exciting announcement for you today! A good friend of mine, Amy Gibson from Stitchery Dickory Dock, just released her new book “The Quilt Block Cookbook” and I’m honored to be part of her blog hop introducing the book as well as showing you some of what I love about it.   The book is different…

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Expedition Earth Brazil Unit Study


Oi! And welcome to our Expedition Earth World Geography Brazil unit study! I think out of all of the countries this is one of our favorites because we get to learn all about the rainforest and the cool animals that are found there. We also get to do a fun craft which you’ll see below!   Here are some more…

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