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.

Waterpark in My Yard with Homemade Water Slide

The homemade water slide is so much easier than it looks. Use PVC pipe to make a sprinkler and put down some thick plastic. Love that the water pools at the bottom for more SPLASH!

Summer in south Alabama is incredibly hot with the heat index rising to as high as 114 degrees. Sticky. Sweaty. Yuck. So when I wanted to cool my kids off for the weekend, I created a waterpark in my yard for the neighborhood kids and included an epic homemade water slide. Building a water slide […]

Alabama Road Trip Planner

Planning a family road trip in Alabama? This local family takes you on a quick tour of their favorites places and barbecue restaurants from top to bottom.  #alabamaroadtrip #alabamabbq #ad

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Alabama Tourism. The opinions and text are all mine.   Planning a family vacation in Alabama is full of possibilities when you use the Alabama Road Trip App. From family-friendly attractions to historical civil rights destinations to the best Alabama barbecue spots, you could […]

Microwave Corn on the Cob at Weekend Potluck 180

Weekend Potluck - The best recipe linky party EVER!

I am out of town at a blogging conference, working hard and showing other bloggers how to do what I do. Even so, I will be home soon and ready to see your delicious recipes linked up below! The recipe with the most clicks was ~ Microwave Corn on the Cob by The Better Baker […]

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie at Weekend Potluck #179

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My daughter has been at camp all week. It’s a special camp for special children. Children who otherwise would not be able to attend camp because they are labeled as “disabled.” However, the volunteers who come to counsel these children know that not one child is disabled. No, they may be differently-abled, but they are […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake at Weekend Potluck

It’s been a crazy June and now a crazy July, but I hope to post some of my favorite new recipes soon. For now, I need to live vicariously through what you are sharing here at Weekend Potluck. The recipe with the most clicks was ~ Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake by Spicy Southern Kitchen Recipes […]

Epic Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas

This is the best Minecraft birthday party I have seen and all of the Minecraft party ideas are completely doable without spending a small fortune. She includes Minecraft party printables and has great ideas for Minecraft party decorations, games, and more!

Hosting a Minecraft birthday party does not need to cost a ton of money. If you are willing to spend some time on preparation and a little elbow grease. Seriously, you could easily have an epic party with these Minecraft party ideas while keeping your budget intact. If you are feeling kind of clueless because your […]