Re-Organizing our Classroom AGAIN

Wow, am I really re-organizing our classroom AGAIN?! I seem to do this every few months, but I am never satisfied with how things have turned out. So, here we go again for hopefully the last time. Purchasing the desks This time I decided to change it up. Instead of using hand me down items and trying to piece together what I wanted, I decided to just purchase everything I wanted from Ikea. I have Read More

Our First Week Back to Homeschooling

Wow! It has been awhile since we have updated everyone. It has been a crazy few months in our house. We started with some home renovations in March and they are still on going. To say it’s been stressful is an understatement. We started our first week of Kindergarten on June 5th, 2017, and it has been great. We are starting out slow, just so we can reaccumulate to being on a schedule and will Read More

South Florida Science Center Visit

This week we have been visiting family in South Florida.  One of my favorite places to visit is the South Florida Science Center. This has always been a favorite place of mine. I even volunteered here 15 years ago. Their current exhibit is called Our Body: The Universe Within, and is an exhibit of real life bodies. The bodies are preserved using a special process called polymer impregnation. The exhibit is very interesting and great for all ages. Read More

Dollar Tree Wonders!

Have you heard about Dollar Tree? Have you ever been inside? I highly recommend you take a trip there as soon as possible.   Dollar Tree Snacks Let’s talk about snacks. Every mom knows that kids go through snacks like they do underwear. They seem to go even faster right after you buy them and the novelty of new snacks is there. Every week I head over to the Dollar Tree with a $10 budget Read More

Arctic Adventures Part 2

Welcome to our Arctic Adventures Part 2. We have been working with our arctic materials for a little over a month now, and chief loves them. If you have not read Part One of our adventures you can find it here. Blubber Experiment This was our most anticipated experiment on our Arctic Adventure. Chief and I went through his arctic animals and spoke about how they kept warm during the cold winter months. He thought that Read More

Our Arctic Adventures Part 1

Winter is upon us or so we hear them say for all the states above us. Living in Florida leaves us with 12 months of warm weather. It’s November, and its currently above 80 degrees outside almost every single say. So we are bring winter into our home by learning about the Arctic. With our plans to move to Michigan in the very near future, we felt it was time to learn about the different climates around Read More

Why did you choose to homeschool?

Well, I get this questions a lot. My family is full of public school educators, and I have nothing but respect for them and their profession. I made the decision to homeschool my children many years ago. The best way I explain to people that this is a decision I have made in the best interest of my child, and my child’s future. Now the long answer to why I will home school…… Public School Education Read More

Homemade Homeschool

As a homeschooling family with a single income, we find our own ways to create our homeschool materials. Little man has been struggling with his recognition of letters, and tracing. So we are trying a new approach. He previously used sandpaper letters when he was in Montessori school, so here is my take on them. They are super easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. Here is what you will need: Supplies: Glitter Paper ( in Read More

Fall School Day Projects

Today we had a lot of fun. We create our fall luminaries, which was a lot of fun and a tad messy. They came out great and we plan to make a few more to add around the house. My 3 year old loves taking out the battery operated tea lights and turning them on and off. These would make great gifts for your friends and family, or great decoration for a fall themed table. Read More

Celebrating Fall Time

I have been told that it is now fall! My favorite time of the year, only down side is that we live in Florida and there is no real fall. So we will create our own fall. We have many project that we will be working on this week and the weeks to come. I am excited to see our little guy learn about Fall and all that it means. Who knows, maybe we will Read More