Kentucky Field Trip Diaries: William Whitley House

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The Second Installment in our Field Trip Diaries: The William Whitley House, Stanford KY Our visit to the William Whitley house was the second official field trip in our second term this year. You can read about our first field trip–to Camp Nelson–here The House The William Whitley House is an impressive brick home, nestled…

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Family Schedule Product Bundle Review and Giveaway!

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**UPDATE: This giveaway has ended! Please check your email inbox if you entered! Thanks for participating 🙂 Today I’m reviewing a family schedule and chore chart from Love My Schedule. I think you’re going to love this magnetic family schedule as much as I do! Spoiler alert: They’re magnetic, wet-erase, and they don’t fall off…

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Homeschool Planning Series: Homeschool Curriculum 2017-2018


Today in homeschool planning: The homeschool curriculum we will be using during the 2017-2018 school year! The why, how, and what of it all… Since that definitely wasn’t too dramatic, I’ll just jump right in to our homeschool curriculum choices for the year. We actually had our first day of school yesterday. Sophia is very…

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5 Books That Influence My Homeschool

Homeschool Books to Develop your Homeschool Vision If you are considering homeschooling, or wondering how it can possibly work, these are some of the homeschool books I have found most helpful. I’m not a veteran homeschooler by any means. (Unless you count being homeschooled myself from k-12 as something…)  But the one thing I am…

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Healthy Groceries on a Budget

For the last 4 years or so, first while we were saving for our house and again now that we’re in a preparatory job phase and living off of savings, we’ve been on a relatively tight budget. Our grocery budget is $100 per week. This covers all of our food (for 2 adults and 2 children with…

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KIDS BOOK REVIEW: Once upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

Book:  One Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for all the Letters by Oliver Jeffers Genre: Childrens, literature Once Upon An Alphabet is a collection of short stories related to each letter.  Some of the stories are correlated, but most are not. As a parent you might be able to imagine my horror at bedtime when…

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