A home educator to four children, one with Autism, striving to balance family, time, and budget, providing free printables, recipes, and other time management tools for homeschool families.

Win a Le Creuset Dutch Oven and $100 Walmart Gift Card

Enter for a chance to win a Le Creuset Dutch Oven and $100 Walmart Gift Card. Ends November 2nd! #InspiredBN

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love just pausing and considering the blessings of the past year or more, being surrounded by family and friends, and just giving and receiving love. During this season of Thanksgiving, the Inspired Bloggers Network is full of gratitude for our readers. Without the faithful support of those […]

Free Magazine! Autumn Joyous Home Journal

FREE Autumn Joyous Home Journal full of fun projects for Fall.

Enjoy a variety of autumn fun for FREE, courtesy of Joyous Home! The Autumn Joyous Home Journal is filled with a nice mix of recipes, articles and homemaking fun. Enjoy a Pumpkin Tea, make a Pumpkin Vine Whistle, embroider autumn napkins. There is a little of something for everyone here! Be sure to see the special […]

Censored by the FDA

Essential Oils are not FDA approved.

With great regret, I must remove the testimonials of our family’s use of essential oils from the blog. Despite the fact that our family has seen “health support” while using alternative therapies, the FDA is placing a tight muzzle on what I can say. (Even that sentence was edited to be more FDA-friendly.) They say that personal […]

Roadwork by Sally Sutton Unit Activities and Printables

Great activities to go with the book "Roadwork." Includes free printables.

Construction lovers of all ages will love this fun unit study based on the book, Roadwork by Sally Sutton. Written as poem with vivid imagery and lots of onomatopoeia (words that make the sounds they represent) the book captured the imagination of my boys immediately and has been read over and over in our home. Here are […]

Creativity and Imagination with a Minnie Mouse Costume

disney junior minnie mouse bowtique party

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuniorCelebrates  Whether your family participates in Halloween trick or treating or visits your community fall festival, Disney Junior celebrates with you, and gives a great opportunity to nurture your child’s creativity and imagination with fun costumes and party supplies. […]