Homemaking, Large Family

My Cloth Diaper Routine

I love using cloth diapers. They save us money, they are good for the environment, and they are way cuter than disposables. But they do require a little extra work. The work is not hard, but it’s necessary. I live in my fifth wheel, so my routine is a little different than those with a… Read More My Cloth Diaper Routine

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Labor Day Vacation

Our family went on a small vacation over Labor Day weekend. My husband had 4.5 days off so we took advantage of it and went on a short road trip. We really enjoyed ourselves and weren’t ready to go home.   The first day of our trip we went to Badlands National Park. Before we… Read More Labor Day Vacation


First Week of School Recap

*This post contains some affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I will receive a small compensation.   We have officially completed our first week of MFW Exploration to 1850. It was a little rough, as we are adjusting to a new schedule, having another child thrown into the mix,… Read More First Week of School Recap


Our 2017 Homeschool Curriculum

*This post contains some affiliate links. If you decide to purchase through the link I will receive a small commission. 🙂 Another school year is upon us! It will be very different for us this year as we are living in our camper now. We will need to figure out a new routine and a… Read More Our 2017 Homeschool Curriculum

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A Lesson in the Kindness of God

  This past weekend, our tiny church had the pleasure of hosting a conference called “Cultivating a Discipleship Community in the Church.” Rick Thomas blessed us with his teaching on several topics. It was such a great time of learning and fellowship and I thought I would share a few of the things that I… Read More A Lesson in the Kindness of God

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