It’s My Birthday! 50% off today only!

Mama and Sissy Birthday Lunch

It’s my birthday and I’m celebrating with a 50% off sale in Mama’s Shop! Well, actually yesterday was my birthday, but I never made it to my laptop to schedule the sale. ūüėČ Use coupon code HAPPYDAY to receive 50% off of your entire order! You’ll find worksheet packets (science, famous people, etc), Nursery Rhymes […]

Chapter Books on Sale at Amazon – Perfect for Summertime Reading!

Children's Chapter Books on Sale

This summer, my kiddos are going to read, play outside, and then read some more! Because I value having a nice home library of children’s books, I am constantly searching for good sales. I’m listing my favorite chapter book finds from Amazon for you today! Happy Shopping! This post contains affiliate links. ¬†Please see my […]

Kindergarten-First Grade Calendar Notebook

Kindergarten Calendar Notebook 2015 2016

Kindergarten – First Grade Calendar Notebooks 2015-2016 are here! *shouts of joy all around!* Calendar Notebooks are some of my favorite resources to make, but WOW do they take a long time! My Kindergartner (soon to be First Grader) used her calendar notebook pretty consistently this year, so I wanted to update it and give […]

Preschool Calendar Notebook

Preschool Calendar Notebook 2015-2016

Preschool Calendar Notebooks – they’re finally here for the 2015-2016 school year! Happy Dances all around! Because my 4 1/2 year old has worked through the preschool notebook quite a bit this year, I decided to give it a face lift so it would seem new to her when we started back with it in […]

Learning to Simplify: Meals, Snacks, and Grocery Shopping

Learning to Live the Simple Life: Simplify Meals, Snacks, and Grocery Shopping

I am on a mission to make my life more simple – our homeschool, our schedule, my WAHM life, keeping my home. And today I’m starting out with one of the biggies: simplifying our meals, snacks, and grocery shopping. As a homeschool mama, some days I feel like I spend all day in the kitchen. […]

Learning to Simplify Life: Homeschool, Meals, Housework, Schedule, WAHM Life

Learning to Live the Simple Life: Housework, Daily Schedule, Meals & Snacks, Homeschool, Work at Hom

I’ve been thinking a lot about our homeschool life the last few days and weeks. ¬†The end of the year always brings a time of reflection, trying to determine what was successful and what wasn’t so hot. As I think back over our days and months of this school year, there’s one theme that is […]

Baby Animal Names: Free Download from All About Reading!

Baby Animal Names: Free Download

All About Reading has been a staple here at the Hill House for many years now. ¬†I am blessed to be teaching my 2nd child to read using this thorough, teacher-friendly curriculum. So how fun is it that All About Reading is offering a free matching set of Baby Animal cards?! (This post contains affiliate […]

Color By Number Worksheets: May!

Color By Number Worksheets: May!

They’re here! ¬†Get your printers ready because the¬†Color By Number Worksheets for May are so fun! Maybe it’s because my girls are such color by number fans, but these are definitely my favorite printables to make.   Remember that my subscribers get 2 free color by number worksheets each month, so make sure you‚Äôre signed […]

This Week’s Children’s Books on Sale: Alexander, Sarah, Plain and Tall and More!

Childrens Books on Sale at Amazon

This week’s list of children’s books on sale is dynamite! We own at least 4 on this list, and they are ones that we go to over and over again (Alexander! ¬†The best!) (This post contains affiliate links. ¬†See my disclosure policy for more information.) As I mentioned last week, we’ve built a nice library […]

How to Redeem Bad Homeschool Mornings (Plus a video!)

How to Redeem Your Homeschool Day

“Mom, I’m not going to do my jobs this morning!” “I don’t want to brush my teeth!” “[Insert child’s name], I have told you FOUR times to pick up those toys before school starts!” Surely I am not the only homeschooling mother that has the occasional bad morning. Oh, you know the kind. ¬†Where children […]

Bee Life Cycle Worksheets

Bee Life Cycle Worksheets

My girls and I are studying bees this spring – what a fun unit study! We started off with Patricia Polacco’s The Bee Tree and our learning has grown from there. If you’re interested in the books we are using, make sure you find those at the bottom of this post. In addition to learning […]