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)

My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

Reading Weather Has Arrived

  We had our first dusting of snow this morning in Middle Tennessee. The children are out trying to scrape snowballs together with their dad. I'm cuddled under blankets by the fire, shivering and struggling to stay warm. My body was definitely not made for winter weather. I'm trying my best to embrace this season… Continue reading Reading Weather Has Arrived

My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

25 Days of Christmas Books!

Happy December! 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. Christmas books are my favorite! We will also be adding Advent activities and… 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