Superpoints is back!

Superpoints is back! You might remember Superpoints from a few years ago; it's a program similar to Swagbucks, in which you can earn rewards (such as gift cards or prizes) for a few clicks a day. You can sign up using my referral link and start building up your points! If you complete the profile and share your own referral link, you can also [More...]

Garden Update (Finally!)

vegetable garden

I've been meaning to do garden updates pretty much ever since I planted the garden in the spring. I'm finally getting around to it! Last year our garden didn't do very well. All of our tomatoes got blight. Our strawberries all got mold. Several other vegetables didn't thrive (I can't even remember what all we had now.) We definitely lost money [More...]

Free Homeschool Planner This Month

homeschool planner printables

I've been starting to plan for the next school year this month and I stumbled upon a great free printable homeschool planner from Confessions of a Homeschooler! I lover her products and will be using her Expedition Earth curriculum this year with Tobi and Annie. This planner includes the following pages: Homeschooling Vision [More...]

Free School and Chore Charts from Currclick!

school chore chart

I just found these free School and Chore Charts from Currclick! Product description: A collection of charts for home & school. ¬†Included are cards to add to your child's chart for both chores and school. ¬† This system also works well for those who use workboxes.   *Prices at Currclick may change. This product is free at the [More...]

Easy Freezer Meal Ideas

I've been wanting to make up some freezer meals for a while but I never seem to get around to it. Now that baby #4 is due in just a few weeks (I'm almost 36 weeks now, but you can check out my 33 week pregnancy update here) I really need to get cracking! The only problem was, I didn't really know where to start. The easiest meals to make are [More...]

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

how to make pumpkin puree

I love baking with pumpkin but canned pumpkin is so expensive! I decided to try cooking up a pumpkin and pureeing it myself this year. I was a bit unsure of how to go about it. The whole process turned out to be really easy! There are several ways you can cook up a pumpkin. You can use the microwave, boil it, roast it in the oven, pressure cook [More...]

Garden Update: Freezing Carrots

harvesting and storing your garden carrots

God is good! I really didn't expect much else from the garden this year to be honest, we'd kind of given up on it and neglected it. We did get a lot of strawberries in the spring, and we got some peas, beets, grape tomatoes, a couple of heads of broccoli, and our onions..but with such a dry summer this year everything else was doing pretty [More...]