Category: Our Life

Pretty much anything & everything

Trinket Busy Board 3

Trinket Busy Board

Kids always seem to want to play with the metal parts of things, like latches on doors and other things, so my husband had the idea to build something for our girls to fiddle...

Zoo Trip – Scrapbook Layout 0

Zoo Trip – Scrapbook Layout

One of the benefits of homeschooling – impromptu field trips! 🙂 Scraplift of a layout by AnyaL, Kit is Zoe Pearn’s “Isn’t She Lovely” When spring hits, especially when we have these mild Colorado...

Science Experiment (Atoms and Molecules) 1

Science Experiment (Atoms and Molecules)

In our science curriculum, Real Science 4 Kids Chemistry, we are learning about atoms and how they join together in different ways to create molecules. Adrianna particularly enjoyed the science experiment that went along...

Starting our First Grade Year 1

Starting our First Grade Year

Things have been really busy around our house now that school has started back up. First grade is off to a good start! We have a new desk from Ikea. Adrianna and I share...

Zoey’s Closet 4

Zoey’s Closet

My friend, Myndi, has been busy raising awareness for the sweet kids on Reece’s Rainbow and specifically for a little 3 year old girl named Annabell. Myndi has been busy sewing adorable dresses and...

Using Pinterest For Scrapbooking (and Other) Inspiration 13

Using Pinterest For Scrapbooking (and Other) Inspiration

When I feel like I am in a scrapbooking slump or when I am looking for some motivation to create a new layout, one of my first moves is to check out an online...

Homeschooling and Personal History 2

Homeschooling and Personal History

One (of the many) things I love about homeschooling is the opportunity to tie history or world events to our family and personal histories. Or being able to tie them to experiences that I...

Super Mario Pictograph 0

Super Mario Pictograph

For our Math curriculum, we are using Saxon Math. The recommended assignment for Friday was to create a Winter Activities pictograph, graphing favorite indoor vs. outdoor winter activities. When making my lesson plans the...

Scrapbook Layout – Pumpkin Patch 5

Scrapbook Layout – Pumpkin Patch

I just finished a two-page layout of our trip to the pumpkin patch this year. Credits: Kit is Falling Softly by Kristin Cronin-Barrow, Scraplift of a layout by AmyInKy which was based off a...

What’s in the WorkBox: Kindergarten edition 6

What’s in the WorkBox: Kindergarten edition

I really enjoy seeing samples of what others are using in their workbox system. It was blog posts by other homeschool moms showing how they used their workbox system in their school day that...

Our Homeschool Workbox System 5

Our Homeschool Workbox System

As a new homeschool mom, I have been frequenting many homeschool blogs for ideas, tips and any other helpful information I can find. One thing I have noticed is a lot of buzz surrounding...

Scrapbook Layout – Science Experiment 2

Scrapbook Layout – Science Experiment

This is a scrapbook layout of our first science experiment as a part of our homeschooling. Credits: Layout created from a sketch by Allison Davis, Kit is “Sweet & Simple #10” by Gina Marie...

Fun Thanksgiving Kindergarten Math Project 2

Fun Thanksgiving Kindergarten Math Project

This is my first year of homeschooling, and I am really enjoying it. My daughter is in Kindergarten. Our current curriculum (Sonlight) is very literature based, with lots of reading aloud by me. Many...

First Barbie and Getting Crafty Scrapbook Layouts 0

First Barbie and Getting Crafty Scrapbook Layouts

My daughter and I making cards together. She is so creative! Credits: Template by Trixie Scraps (The FREE template is found here), Kit is “Forget Me Not” by Zoe Pearn My daughter’s first Barbie...