Family Favorite – Homemade Ugly Tortillas

Today, I will be sharing how I make my homemade Ugly Tortillas. Now, if you have never had homemade tortillas, you are in for a real treat. They are well worth the effort. As for me, I grew up with my mom making homemade tortillas. I have fond memories of her in the kitchen in…

Organic Living – Homemade Face Cream

As I continue my quest for homemade skincare and products in my home. I have discovered that a lot of the essential oils on the market are not pure and have been altered. Lot of them have fillers or synthetic chemicals that make them not as effective or even harmful. For this reason, I have…

Valentine’s Day Craft – Valentine People

I am so happy to share with you this super easy craft. This is one of those crafts we make every year, just because it is fun. The best part, is watching them give the Valentine people character. I love to laugh with my kids as they experiment with the final look of the faces….

Crafts For Boys – Recycled Toilet Paper roll Race Cars

 We had another fun week over here with our Crafts for Boys class. We kept it simple, and recycled some toilet paper rolls along the way! I really do enjoy these recycled projects, they open up your mind to look at things differently. It makes life all the more fun. So, here is today’s adventure!…

My Homemade Granola

I am super excited to share this recipe with all of you. After trying different ways of making a tasty granola without using vegetable oil, and yes I even tried making a few fat free versions. Once with pureed re-hydrated prunes. I know that totally sounds gross but it was pretty good for being fat…

My Top 10 Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

As you know, I love to spend time in my kitchen cooking and making new things. So, I though it would be fun to give you a little tour of my favorite kitchen things. Honestly, I like to keep things pretty simple and I tend to enjoy some of the simpler tools. However, I do have…

Kids Sunflower Craft – Activity for the letter S

Toddler time at our house is always fun. I always try to create lots of hands-on activities to help them remember the sound of the letters. My youngest so far has proven to have the greatest challenge. She has not shown any real interest in learning the sounds. But that is okay. She will get…

The Prayer of a Homeschool Mom

     O Heavenly Father, hear my prayers. Hear the struggles and the joys I lift up to you.  Listen to my words of praise and of thanksgiving as I lift my hands to you. Listen to my pleas, Lord, You know my heart better than I. Lord, I ask that You answer my prayer…

Crafts for Boys – Helicopter Craft with Recycled Egg Carton

I had the pleasure of enjoying another wonderful craft last week with my Crafts for Boys class. Every boy seemed to enjoy the little helicopters we made. The best thing about this craft, is that we got to recycle some paper egg cartons. First. we begin with the prep work. This should be done by…

Family Favorite Recipe – Chocolate Brownies

I am so excited to share one of my families favorite recipes, my homemade chocolate brownies. As many of you already know, I am a huge believer in buying ingredients and not prepackaged foods or boxed mixes. It really doesn’t take much effort to make brownies from scratch and I know the quality of ingredients…