JORD Wood Watch (review and giveaway)

Jord Wood Watch Giveaway from Ben and Me

I have not worn a watch in a  very long time. It seems that most watches cause irritation on my skin (certain metals, I suppose), or if I find something trendy that I like, it’s not long before it’s out of style. And quite honestly, I find most watches to be a bit boring (not […]

Natural Help for Cold and Flu Season (thieves oil recipe)

Thieves Oil Recipe

It’s that time of year when colds, flu, sore throats and more are starting to attack. I’ve not felt well all week, and when I discovered that my trusted urgent care center was closed tonight, I decided I needed to take matters into my own hands. {this post contains affiliate links}  I remembered some talk […]

Christmas Freewriting Freebie


I always love it most during Christmas, when I find a special gift that accomplishes the task of enriching our homeschool AND reminds us to look toward Christ. {this post contains affiliate links} I have that perfect little morsel of Christmas goodness to share with you today — a Christmas Freewriting Freebie that will encourage […]

15 Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Men

15 Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Men

I love Christmas stockings. There is just something precious about having beautiful knitted stockings hanging above the fireplace during the holiday season.  I don’t always love filling them. With one man and a baby man in my house, I sometimes find it challenging to come up with fun and creative ideas that I think they’ll […]

Great Homeschool Giveaways Monthly: November Edition

Great Homeschool Giveaways with over $1200 in prizes!

I am so excited to finally be able to share this first installment of Great Homeschool Giveaways Monthly. We are partnering with our GREAT friends over at Homeschool Giveaways, and several other GREAT bloggers to begin bringing these valuable monthly giveaways and freebies.  Isn’t that awesome GREAT? I think you’re going to love this November […]

5 on the Fifth — Favorite Blog Posts November 2014

5 of the Fifth Favorite Blog Posts for November 2014

5 on the Fifth posts once a month (on the 5th), highlighting 5 blog posts  I have read over the previous month and believe should not be missed by you, my readers!    Many of those linking up with me will be pinning their favorites on our collaborative Pinterest board. Be sure to follow the 5 on […]

Timberdoodle $300 Gift Card Giveaway!

Timberdoodle Giveaway

For a long time now, Timberdoodle has been one of my favorite places to shop for homeschool curriculum! And a couple of years ago, when they started putting together curriculum bundles for each grade, it became my #1 place to send new homeschool moms to when they wanted something all put together for them. They […]