Raise your hand if you know what Ants on a Log is, and better yet, raise your hand if you have eaten the classic snack. Did you know there is a National Ants on a Log Day?! The second Tuesday in September is the big day; for 2019 it falls on Tuesday, September 10!
As a homeschool mom, having a library card is almost as important as coffee. My family is extremely blessed to have an amazing local library system with not only books galore (we can even request books at partnering libraries, it is awesome), but they offer a wealth of classes, Story Time, homeschool programs, resources
It’s summer, and in our home, this means a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables. Earlier this summer, I was able to harvest a lot of rhubarb from my amazing neighbors’ rhubarb patch, but haven’t got the moment to make my family’s favorite freezer strawberry rhubarb jam. So currently my freezer is full of
My family recently participated in a non-profit bake sale, which entailed two days of baking (one day with just my oldest, thanks to my awesome sister-in-law for keeping my younger two, and one day with all three littles), and one day of the bake sale. We make oodles of treats, cookies, muffins, cupcakes, pies,
I love being able to reuse things, in unique ways; from crafting and creating, the challenge of taking nothing and making it something is fun. At my home, I consume a little bit of coffee-caffeine and a whole lot of Jesus to fuel my mornings, so I can be homeschool-mom-ready. Once my espresso brews or
The days are getting warmer, longer, and the kids are getting sweaty. When the weather gets nice, one of my kiddos’ favorite treats is yogurt smoothies. We have made a few different flavors over the years, and have a few favorites. Smoothies are easy to make (even with kiddos) and inexpensive. My kiddos’ top two
Over the past year, my husband and I have really grown to enjoy coffee; from visiting local coffee shops, touring coffee roasteries, and even pretending to be at home baristas, we have taken to the caffeine world like two parents who have three kids. One thing that comes with consuming coffee (besides the caffeine
Baking is a big part of our family. From holidays to just because, my family’s kitchens have always been full of love and lot of memories. As a mother, I want to create these special memories with my kiddos, too. Baking is a great way to make memories, but also a fantastic way to