Blogmas 2019

Blogmas 2019

I have a confession. I spend way more time scrolling through Pinterest searching for new recipes I will never make, new projects I will never attempt, and generally dreaming of a hypothetical world where I have all the time, energy, and ability to complete the hundreds of things I have "pinned" on my 100 and… Continue reading Blogmas 2019

Blogmas 2019

Our Favorite Experience Gifts

Yesterday I shared some of our budget friendly Christmas ideas and in that I talked about one way we save on gifts is to give what we call "Experience Gifts" These are things that we can do as a family that usually don't come with more clutter to find a storage space for. There are… Continue reading Our Favorite Experience Gifts

Blogmas 2019

My Favorite Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is often marked by the traditions that families create. I don't know of anyone that hasn't developed at least one tradition to go along with each holiday. When Dusty and I got married we spent a lot of time talking about the different traditions that we had as we grew up. Things… Continue reading My Favorite Holiday Traditions


My Top 10 Home-school Must Haves

  One thing I hear a lot when people find out we home-school is that they don't know how we could afford it. Between curriculum, supplies, and me being home rather than having a second income the math just doesn't seem to add up. Well, let me be honest. Yes, home-school can become expensive. But… Continue reading My Top 10 Home-school Must Haves


Creating a Cleaning Schedule that Works

Cleaning. It's like the adult version of "The Neverending Story" isn't it. You can spend hours cleaning a particular room of your house and then just a few short days (or minutes in my case in a home with three young children) it just has to be done all over again. And then, while you… Continue reading Creating a Cleaning Schedule that Works

Blog, Homeschool

Welcome to Mars Hall Legacy Academy

If you caught my post about Embracing the Positivity last week you know that this school year we are on a mission to focus on the positive aspects of each week. This week I was reminded, simply by an off hand comment, of one area that often gets translated into the negative side of being… Continue reading Welcome to Mars Hall Legacy Academy