Homeschool Lunches


If you are a homeschooling Mom, you already know how hard it can be to prepare a good lunch every day of the school week for a group of hungry children and still be able to get your housework done and assist the children in their own work....and get supper ready! This is our 23rd year of … [Continue reading]

A Few Mixes To Have On Hand


These mixes are easy to make and store.  I prefer to buy ingredients and make things like mixes myself instead of paying someone else to make them. Taco Seasoning 2 Tsp dried minced onion - more on this later 1 Tsp Sea Salt ½ Tsp arrowroot powder ½ Tsp Garlic powder - see below ½ Tsp ground … [Continue reading]

Deep Cleaning The Kitchen

My little kitchen

  The kitchen is usually the hardest room deep clean because we use it so much and its hard to have it out of commission for a day in some … [Continue reading]

Cooking Over A Fire


I have cooked over an open fire and in a fireplace for years and have learned a few things along the way.  Here are a few things that I think are very … [Continue reading]

The Importance of Age Appropriate Chores

washing dishes

Do your children have regular chores to do in the home?  Ours definitely do.  My husband Mark, and I, have 5 children born in 1982, 1985, 1991, 1995, … [Continue reading]

Cleaning and Decluttering The Dining Area


Today we will be working on the eating area. This is a difficult thing to dictate what to clean because some have dining rooms and some don't. Some … [Continue reading]

Be Clutter Free


Have you ever de-cluttered your home only to turn around a month (or a week) later to find it cluttered again? Yeah, me too. So here are some ways … [Continue reading]

Migraine Tincture

feverfew tincture

Disclaimer:  The instructions I offer here in this post (and in all my posts about herbs and home remedies) are what I use personally at home. Of … [Continue reading]