We usually do summer school in our homeschool. Let’s face it, despite my best attempts and well laid plans, distracting and unhelpful things come up! We are so consistently and perpetually running “behind”, that for us, it’s actually not running behind. Ever since our first year of summer school in 2020, my kiddos actually look … Continue reading Watermelon 🍉 Wages – Summer School 2022
Alternate title: End of Year (2021-2022) Homeschool Wrap Up Our 2021-2022 homeschool year started off rocky and late. Our move from California to Idaho in September, living in our travel trailer, and house hunting in a crazy real estate market really made homeschooling extremely difficult. So we didn’t really start until October. Getting off to … Continue reading Heavenstobetty and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Homeschool Year
Found this 8ft bookshelf at Idaho Youth Ranch thrift store for $70. Found the ladder (which is hinged and folds into a chair) at Deseret Industries thrift store for $40. Finally having a place to put my book collection - priceless! Update 5/12/22: Since setting up our home library with 2 bookcases, the one shown … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to Me
We bought an Austrian Pine. I named him Captain Von Trapp.
We woke up to a snow dusted yard this morning (5/3/22). Bah humbug! front yard view backyard view I decided to make fancy bananas for a breakfast treat. Simply unwrap the ripe banana, lay it on a plate, slice it into discs, top with a generous amount of whipped cream and dust with cinnamon sugar. … Continue reading May Snow & Fancy Bananas
I’ve wanted to have a Little Free Library for a long time. The idea is to be a steward of your very own miniature library. People can take a book and return it, or take a book and share one they are finished with. It’s such a fun idea for a bibliophile like me! When … Continue reading Mobile Sharing Library
Against my husband’s better judgement, and at the very last minute, I decided to sign up for a table at a nearby “Annual Homeschool Curriculum Sale”. The table was $20 to reserve with the promise of a full refund just for showing up at the scheduled day and time. The kiddos were ecstatic, because they’re … Continue reading Selling at a Homeschool Curriculum Sale
Thrifted Yarn & Basket – Wordless Wednesday