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

Homemaking

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)

Homeschooling

Our Homeschooling Journey

I didn’t come into homeschooling our children easily. In fact, my husband is the one who wanted to homeschool first. About 9 years ago, when our oldest child was 3, Austin came to me and said he wanted to homeschool our kids. My short and simple reply was “no”. Back then, I was thinking only… Read More Our Homeschooling Journey

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

Large Family, Motherhood

Meal Plan Monday!

Hello! Welcome to Meal Plan Monday! Every Monday I will share my meal plan for the week, plus one tip to make your meal planning easier. I don’t normally meal plan for breakfast and lunch. I have several things on hand for these meals each day so we usually just pick what sounds good. My… Read More Meal Plan Monday!

Homemaking, Homeschooling, Large Family

I Started a Youtube Channel!

  I have been kind of absent here on the blog for a while. One of the things I have been doing is starting a YouTube channel! I only have a few videos up but I plan to put at least one video up every week. I hope to share about the days of a… Read More I Started a Youtube Channel!