Shiplap Stairway Remodel

This week is the one year anniversary of the completion of a small home reno project that my husband and I tackled last year. I'm pretty sure two-thirds of the way through my husband was feeling a very weighty regret at ever undertaking the project (it took FOREVER!!!) but now, we love it so much, … Continue reading Shiplap Stairway Remodel

Art Supply Organizer – Homeschool Organizer!

I have been trying (mostly unsuccessfully) to get all the clutter out of our homeschool cupboard. We have the bottom of our china cabinet that we use exclusively for our daily homeschool things: reading curriculum, devotional, printing books, math curriculum, clipboards, headphones, markers, pencil crayons, glue sticks and sundry, I could go on and on. … Continue reading Art Supply Organizer – Homeschool Organizer!

DIY Sleeping Cap

Every Friday night my family has Friday Night Family Movie Night Supper Downstairs. Seriously, that's what we call it. My kids will say, "Is tonight Friday Night Family Movie Night Supper Downstairs?" It's quite the mouthful, and was especially cute when my son couldn't yet speak properly and would call it "Friday Night Family Movie … Continue reading DIY Sleeping Cap

Reading Incentive Basket

Help your kids WANT to read!! So it's summer holidays in our house (WOOHOO!) and I couldn't be more excited! I am always concerned about how to make my children read over school breaks especially because, since we homeschool, reading can really feel like school. My son has been a struggling reader for many years, … Continue reading Reading Incentive Basket

What do Moms REALLY want for Mother’s Day?

Photo by Katie E on Dear Reader, Do you struggle to come up with the perfect Mother's Day gift for your Mom? Or a Mother's Day gift from your children to their Mom? Do you wonder what exactly a Mom wants for Mother's Day? Well, dear Reader, I wondered too. So I undertook to … Continue reading What do Moms REALLY want for Mother’s Day?

DIY Top Hat

For our old fashioned tea party we made first class head coverings. Girls = fascinators and the boys = top hats. The boys loved their top hats! I expected them take them off as soon as I wasn't looking, but they wore them way longer than the girls wore their fascinators! These top hats make great magician hats, gentlemen's top hats or Leprechaun hats for St. Patrick's Day!

Quiet Time – For all ages!

With all the upheaval to the school system lately, what can parents do to help their children keep calm? What can help parents to get some precious, and hard-to-come-by alone time? The answer is excellent, and completely doable: Quiet Time. Beneficial to both parents and children, and accessible to all! Come read about all the tips and tricks we use to make Quiet Time a dream in our home!