Trim Healthy Mama: Hodgepodge Style

Trim Healthy Mama - Hodgepodge Style www.hodgepodge.me

I hear you big time about ONE MORE THING to add to your life. I ordered the Trim Healthy Mama book and put off reading it when it came in the mail – simply because it was just so big! The book sat beside me on the end table by the couch. But when I […]

A Hodgepodge of Pinterest Fun

Best of Hodgepodge Pinterest boards www.hodgepodge.me

Do you love Pinterest too? I love the visual collections. I love the boards you can create. The recipes you can find. The inspiration. The resources. The tools.   {follow the Best of Hodgepodge Pinterest board!} Today, my fellow iHomeschool Network friends and I are sharing our favorite Pinterest boards. Well, this was no small […]

Healthy Mama: Why I Quit Coffee After All These Years

Healthy Mama - Why I Quit Coffee www.hodgepodge.me

I love coffee. Back when I was a teenager I must have had a hard time getting going for school in the mornings. Because I still remember that morning my mama brought me my first cup of coffee – complete with cream and sugar. I’ve been drinking coffee ever since that morning I was 15. […]

Healthy Mama: Guide to Getting Started Gluten Free

Healthy Mama Guide to Getting Started Gluten Free - Part 2 of a series at www.hodgepodge.me

You will find all kinds of advice on gluten free living out there in the world. And, as I said in Healthy Mama: Gluten Free Living, I am not a dietician. I am simply thrilled with the freedom I’ve found living and eating gluten free. So, today I share with you the resources I turned […]

Healthy Mama Hodgepodge: Gluten Free Living

Hodgepodge Healthy Mama www.hodgepodge.me

Quite sporadically I have shared the blessings and successes of health and diet adjustments at Hodgepodge. You likely know about the allergy challenges we face with our children. But now that it’s been eight months of a diet change, I thought I’d share the triumphs in healthy living for me – the mama. Over the […]

Simple Two Ingredient Slow Cooker Meals

Simple Two Ingredient Slow Cooker Meals www.hodgepodge.me

I love my slow cooker for simple, delicious meals. It works on supper while the rest of us go about our day. My slow cooker is the best for back to school time, for comfort food and for batch cooking main ingredients. And I am not one for a long list of ingredients. So, lately, […]

A Hodgepodge of Guest Posts and Appearances in 2013

Simplify Your Homeschool with the Ancient Paths www.realrefreshment.com

This past year I spent some time at places other than Hodgepodge. And it was a hodgepodge of writing, art tutorials and guest appearances I was absolutely honored to be a part of. I enjoy encouraging fellow families. Today, I am sharing my writings and interviews from 2013 (well, and one from 2014!) – all […]

Your Favorites at Hodgepodge

Your Favorites at Hodgepodge www.hodgepodge.me

Today I am sharing YOUR favorites. The posts you enjoyed and shared the most in 2013. But this list is a little different. See there are some classic posts (e.g., art, slow cooking, homeschool habits) that beat most of this first list. I include these classics because the first eight are the most visited in […]

Sunday Savings in Kitchen Essentials ebook Bundle Sale

kitchen essentials ebook bundle

I am absolutely thrilled to have our Sunday Savings cookbook included in this week’s Bundle of the Week! ~ Disclosure: if you purchase the Bundle of the Week I will receive a portion of the sales. Please see our disclosure policy. From meal planning and freezer cooking to organizing your kitchen and preparing your own […]

10 Things You Will Find at Hodgepodge

10 Things You Will Find at Hodgepodge www.hodgepodge.me

I thought we might poke around in the archives and I lead you on a little tour of Hodgepodge. Sometimes it really is a confused mixture and the pieces and parts go like this: 1. Parenting, faith and gratitude – from The Butter Cat – a Hodgepodge classic (because sometimes you just have to laugh)… to […]

Allergy-Friendly Favorites in the Family Fridge

Allergy-Friendly Favorites in the Family Fridge

Today I’m sharing a peek inside my fridge. Fingerprints from small people and all. The favorites that are always on the Evernote grocery list. Would you like a bite to eat? How about some… SunButter  - Yum! and lots of it (yes, that is 10 lbs tucked in the fridge door for easy access! We truly […]

10 Go-To Recipes That Make My Life Easy

10 Go-To Recipes That Make My Life Easy at www.hodgepodge.me

As a homeschool mama, I have to be on my toes to get my family of seven fed. I like to fill their tummies with good things yet my recipes must be practical and simple. You too?? I contribute recipes monthly to two sites. Recipes for the larger family at $5 Dinners and egg and […]