Growing Tomatoes the Simple Way

To be honest, my family doesn’t normally care for tomatoes which is really ironic since they are all HUGE  ketchup fans.  In fact, friends of ours a while back gave Hubby a shirt similar to the one down below that says “I put Ketchup on my Ketchup.” Apparently,  I’m the only one who likes to eat them outside of ketchup …

Homeschooling: Simple & Inexpensive Tools For Record Keeping

One thing that is a must for every single homeschooling family is…Record Keeping.  Remember, each state is free to create its own legal structure for home education, so requirements will vary from state to state.  You’ll want to be sure and check on your own state’s requirements if you haven’t already.  A good place to start is https://hslda.org/content/laws/. While some choose …

Homeschooling: Taking the classroom outside of the home

No matter what everyone else THINKS about homeschooling, I’ve always said, “Just because someone chooses to homeschool their child, doesn’t mean you always have to school at home.” Nowadays it’s not very difficult to find tons of educational programs for families of homeschoolers in just about any age range. While the places I mention in this video are specific to my …

Homeschooling: Choosing a Budget Friendly Curriculum

  When I first started homeschooling a few years ago, I was fortunate to have been able to ask questions and get ideas from a few seasoned homeschooling moms.  I can’t begin to put into words how helpful that was. Even if I ended up making choices different from theirs, I at least had some suggestions to work with in …

Our First Year Homeschooling and What I learned Along the Way

We made it! I’m so excited.  The end of the school year is here.  Our son just completed his first year homeschooling and oh what a year it has been. Pre-School Homeschooling We had been thinking of homeschooling the kids for quite a while and there were many determining factors that helped us in our decision.  I hope to expound on …