Learning Spanish in our Homeschool with Rosetta Stone

Learning Spanish in our Homeschool with Rosetta Stone

My goal for our 2020/2021 school year was to start my kiddos on their journey of becoming Spanish speakers. We have dabbled over the course of the last 4 years, but I was looking for something with more structure that would really immerse them in 

Get Ready for Outdoor School!

Get Ready for Outdoor School!

You guys, I have such an exciting announcement!! I have been chosen to be a part of the Macmillan Outdoor School Super Influencer Team!! I am ecstatic. We are so thrilled to be able to implement these amazing books and resources in our home/classroom and 

History Quest-Early Times – An Amazing and Fully Secular History Curriculum!

History Quest-Early Times – An Amazing and Fully Secular History Curriculum!

History is hands-down my very favorite subject to teach and learn. But, it hasn’t always been that way. When I was in school, many moons ago, history was my most dreaded subject. Why? It was boring! I had teachers who droned on and then handed 

Budget-Friendly Printing from Family Nest Printing

Budget-Friendly Printing from Family Nest Printing

Budget-Friendly…those two words together are music to the ears of a homeschool mama, am I right? Homeschool supplies, books, extracurricular activities, printing…things add up SO fast! Well, I am here to share an awesome way to save a little money on your printing orders! If 

50 Maps of the World- A Bookshelf Must-Have!

50 Maps of the World- A Bookshelf Must-Have!

There is a very good chance that I am the President of the Wide-Eyed Editions fan club…I should look into getting a trophy or something! My bookshelves are brimming with gorgeous non-fiction books…and a very large percentage of them are Wide-Eyed Editions from Quarto Kids! 

Friday Freebie- Reading Log!

Friday Freebie- Reading Log!

It has been a minute since I have shared a freebie!! I am super excited about this one! My good friend Arlene and I were talking about reading logs (I mean, who doesn’t, right?) and she said: “Hey, you should create one”. It just so 

A Must-Have New Book for Your Little Insect Lover!

A Must-Have New Book for Your Little Insect Lover!

Did you know that some Dung Beetles are particular about the poo they eat? Yep…they only enjoy poo from a specific species! I mean, I have a favorite brand of coffee…but…poo? Who knew??? Facts abound in this gorgeous new book called Bugs Everywhere! I can’t 

Mythologica- A Must-Read for Mythology Lovers

Mythologica- A Must-Read for Mythology Lovers

I have a new go-to recommendation for Greek Mythology! Mythologica- An encyclopedia of Gods, Monsters, and Mortals from Ancient Greece is an absolutely stunning book. As soon as I saw the cover I knew it would be one that we had to have. I am 

Creative Writing Freebie!!

Creative Writing Freebie!!

Let’s talk about creative writing! We don’t use a fancy or formal creative writing curriculum. We mostly just write. That’s it. Putting ideas onto paper and watching them go! I love seeing where my kids’ imaginations take them! Lately, I have been experimenting with some 

Prevent “Summer Slide” with Daily Summer Activities from Evan-Moor

Prevent “Summer Slide” with Daily Summer Activities from Evan-Moor

Have you ever heard of the dreaded summer slide? As year-round homeschoolers, it is something we have hoped to avoid. I remember when we first started our homeschooling journey, we had A LOT to re-learn after our summer break! When you aren’t actively putting to