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2019 Favorite Family Finds

With the New Year around the corner, I thought I would share my favorite products our family found this year. We have become more mindful about what we bring into our home. We currently rent a small 2000 sq ft two story home that is bursting at the seams. 400 sq ft of it is… Continue reading 2019 Favorite Family Finds

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

My Kitchen · Soup is my love language!

Creamy Chicken + Spinach Gnocchi soup (Olive Garden Style)

Fall has arrived in Tennessee! That means Soup Season is here! Sundays in the Fall are perfect for snuggling and soup! Here's what we made this rainy, cold weekend. Creamy Veggie Gnocchi Soup Ingredients: 1/2 stick of butter 1 onion diced (1 cup) 3 carrots diced (1 cup) 3 celery stalks diced (1/2 cup) 2… Continue reading Creamy Chicken + Spinach Gnocchi soup (Olive Garden Style)

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)

Homeschool · My Bookshelf

Morning and Tea Time with A Gentle Feast (2019-2020)

I've been following A Gentle Feast for quite some time and decided to try them this year. I purchased a few of their morning time packets to see which I could use with The Kind Kingdom European study. We will blend Cycle 1 morning time packet from A Gentle Feast with The Kind Kingdom study… Continue reading Morning and Tea Time with A Gentle Feast (2019-2020)

My Bookshelf

Curriculum Bookshelf and Schedule (2019 – 2020)

I am so behind planning our school year. I spent the spring helping another homeschooling mother try to form a new community and the summertime running sewing camps. So I've spent August scrambling to get my ducks in a row. Last year, I had everything ready by mid July. Oh well. That's the good thing… Continue reading Curriculum Bookshelf and Schedule (2019 – 2020)

My Kitchen

Blender Mini Muffins (gluten + dairy free)

We made these mini muffins twice this weekend! They are definitely a family favorite and are quick to whip up! This recipe makes about 48 mini muffins. They are yummy fresh out of the oven but can also be stored in a plastic bag for the next day. Ingredients: 2 Ripe Bananas 1 Cup of… Continue reading Blender Mini Muffins (gluten + dairy free)

Freshly Picked Favorites · Homeschool · My Bookshelf

Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

Our school days are slooooowly returning. The first thing I add back in is Morning Time! It is our favorite time of the day. We gather around for breakfast or a snack and read together. Morning Time is done "family style" with all of our children (ages 5-9) joining in as we loop through each… Continue reading Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites