Homemaking, Large Family

I baked on my BBQ Grill!

Yesterday I did something amazing… I baked muffins and biscuits on my BBQ! I am so excited about this because right now, living in our camper, as soon as I turn on the oven, the whole place heats up to 100 degrees and takes forever to cool down. Ok, maybe not 100 degrees, but it… Read More I baked on my BBQ Grill!


doTerra’s BOGO Sale is Here!!

Today is the first day of doTerra’s buy one get one free sale! Each day of the week they will have a new deal. Today’s deal is buy one TeaTree oil and get one Purify oil free! TeaTree oil is one of my favorite and most used oils. I use it for infections, aches, sunburns,… Read More doTerra’s BOGO Sale is Here!!

Homemaking, Large Family

When The Days Are Hard

  Being a parent is hard. Having a little one, or in my case, several little ones, who rely on you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week can be trying and exhausting. Yesterday was a tough day for me. I was on the verge of tears most of the day and bursting out… Read More When The Days Are Hard


Lavender Oil

Lavender makes me think of sleep. Its the fragrance used for all of the relaxing and soothing products you can purchase. It does have sedative properties, but it can be used for so much more than that! Some of the other properties of lavender oil are analgesic, anticoagulant, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antifungal, antihistamine, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial,… Read More Lavender Oil

Homemaking, Large Family

Meal Plan Monday

I finally have a meal plan again!!! We just moved into our 300+/- square foot camper from a 5000 square foot house and I have been so busy that I haven’t meal planned in the last few weeks. Yesterday, Austin went to the grocery store so I sat down to make a meal plan. My… Read More Meal Plan Monday


Peppermint Oil (and a quick oil business introduction)

Hello! I am so excited to tell you that I have recently become a wellness advocate for a company called doTerra, aka the essential oil company. Essential oils are aromatic compounds found in plants. For thousands of years they have been used in cooking, beauty treatments and health-care practices. Peppermint oil is one of the… Read More Peppermint Oil (and a quick oil business introduction)

Homemaking, Large Family

Shopping for Full Time Camper Living

  *This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using these links.* Yes, you read that right. Our large family of 9 will be moving into our camper in about 2 weeks. We have been busy packing, sorting, trashing and storing most of our belongings. It… Read More Shopping for Full Time Camper Living

Homemaking, Large Family

Meal Plan Monday!

Alright, so…. I forgot to post my second Meal Plan Monday! We have been so busy that I completely spaced making a meal plan for last week. This week, we will be gone from home for a few days on a mini vacation, and with family visiting I am not really sure what our plans… Read More Meal Plan Monday!

Homemaking, Homeschooling, Large Family

A Week in Our Life – 5/29/15

In this week in the life video we visit the park, sort and minimize our toys, enjoy some time outside playing with rollie pollies, watch the clouds move during an afternoon thunderstorm and do some shopping! Watch as I take you along for a week in the life of a large, homeschooling family! SaveSave

Homemaking, Large Family

Small Sam’s Club Haul

  Today on my YouTube Channel I shared a video of our recent haul from Sam’s Club. This was a small haul for us and only included a few food items that we needed. In the video I said that my total spent was about $200.00, but after I looked at the receipt, I actually spent… Read More Small Sam’s Club Haul