My Bookshelf · My Kitchen · Seasons & Holidays

25 Days of Christmas Books!

Photo by Torsten Dettlaff on Pexels.com   It' almost time to change the calendar and gather Advent materials. (And I should probably consider removing the rotting pumpkins from the front porch.) As we count down to Christmas, we will pull out a new book from our December book stack. Im actually thinking about wrapping them… Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas Books!

Homeschool · My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

Unit Study: Seeds, Trees, and Leaves

We finished up our science unit on bugs last month. I decided to pause our usual science lessons and do a quick unit study on trees and leaves. The leaves have been beautiful this year! The kids love going on leaf hunts and running back home to identify them in their books. They really enjoyed… Continue reading Unit Study: Seeds, Trees, and Leaves

Mother Culture · Motherhood · My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

A Mother’s Morning Basket (Autumn)

Fall weather arrived this week in Middle Tennessee! I've started gathering books for my basket to read during the cooler months beside a cozy fire. This past June, I shared a mother's morning basket to read during the summer. My Autumn Morning Basket is filled with: A journal + pen My Bible + planner Wild… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Autumn)

My Sewing Corner · My Sewing Tutorials · Seasons & Holidays

Fourth of July Sampler

Happy July! During the American Girl Sewing Camp, each girl made a Fourth of July Sampler. They all seemed to love this project and I was very impressed by their natural ability at hand sewing! Here's what we did: First cut a square piece of fabric that will fit your embroidery hoop. I used linen… Continue reading Fourth of July Sampler

My Kitchen · Seasons & Holidays

Father’s Day Waffles with Bananas and Chocolate Chips (gluten-free)

Father's Day 2019 We celebrated our favorite guy yesterday! We updated his DAD picture frame with new pictures. Scroll below to see our DAD pictures from the past. We also whipped together some homemade waffles in our mini waffle maker. I used a recipe very similar to this one but omitted the pumpkin and cinnamon… Continue reading Father’s Day Waffles with Bananas and Chocolate Chips (gluten-free)

Bucket Lists · Seasons & Holidays

Our Spring & Summer Bucket List

Even though we only take a six week break from schooling between Memorial and Independence Day, we still homeschool lite during the warmer months. This gives us lots of family time to enjoy the weather! Here is our Spring and Summer Bucket List: April/May:June/July:August/September:Plant container garden on Earth DayCreek StompingCatch up on ReadingBike riding weather… Continue reading Our Spring & Summer Bucket List

My Kitchen · Seasons & Holidays

Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles (Gluten Free)

For Valentines Day, I bought the kids a mini waffle maker! We made some semi-homemade waffles inspired by the Paleo Waffles Nesting With Grace posted recently. I had some Gluten Free Pancake Mix from Trader Joe's on hand so we subbed it in for the dry ingredients. The recipe on the box only makes 2 waffles! By… Continue reading Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles (Gluten Free)