My Bookshelf

November Book Stack

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons and I wish it would not pass so  quickly. We have collected some really sweet books over the years that celebrate the fall season, friendship, food, and the story of Thanksgiving. It is my favorite seasonal stack of picture books. I also love books that look back on… Continue reading November Book Stack

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)