Turkey Meatballs

I have always loved spaghetti and meatballs.  I used to make them with ground beef and fry them in olive oil.  Those meatballs were delicious but certainly not the most healthy.  I now make my meatballs using lean ground turkey meat.  However,  if I am having company I tend to use the fattier ground turkey…the meatballs […]



I knew that change was on the horizon.  Today it became a reality.  My family has been struggling financially.  I am sure that this is a struggle, that many reading this post, are familiar with.  My husband co-owns a construction company and I have a real estate license.  Neither of those two industries are faring very […]

Summer Couscous

Summer Couscous

I had always hear about couscous but never eaten it and certainly had never cooked it.  I wasn’t even sure if couscous was a grain or pasta.  I can now tell you that couscous is a pasta and that I prefer the whole wheat variety.  I have found that couscous is very versatile.  It has […]

Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This is one of our families favorite way to eat broccoli.  We typically eat this at least twice a week. Here is what you need:  2 heads of broccoli, 4 cloves of garlic diced finely, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 1 lemon, 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper Here is what you […]

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St. Patrick’s Day & Rainbow Lesson Ideas

This St. Patrick’s Day we are also learning about rainbows.  I thought the two went together nicely! Here are links to different FREE St. Patrick’s Day & Rainbow activities.  Have Fun!! St. Patrick’s Day Tot Pack Great St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Pack Cute Leprechaun Poem at the bottom of this page Green/St. Patrick’s Day Preschool […]


Letting A Fever Run It’s Course While Trusting Myself As A Mama

This is the second day that Audrey has had a high fever.  She has been averaging 103 degrees farenheit.  I have been holding off on giving fever reducers and letting the fever simply run its course.  This is something I would have never done with my first child, Alex. With Alex I did not trust myself […]


A Day In Our Life….

How do you homeschool?  This is a question that I am asked frequently.  My most common answer is that we just learn.  It seems like a simple answer to me but I usually get confused looks  in return.  That is what made me decide to chronicle a day in our homeschooling life, AKA our everyday life.  I can […]