Atlanta Summer Fun Wish List

Atlanta Summer Fun Wish List

The middle of May means it’s time to plan some summer fun! We’ve finished up several homeschool subjects already and so we are sharing our Atlanta Summer Fun Wish List. I am sooo ready! Aren’t you? We are wishing… There are several special activities I’ve heard about plus some good, old favorites we enjoy every […]

Mother’s Day and More at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Mother's Day and More at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins for Mother’s Day activities and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! –> Follow my Gift Ideas Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn […]

Essential Oils Diffuser Necklaces

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With our love of essential oils comes a growing love for Sacred Arrow essential oils diffuser necklaces. Not only are the diffuser necklaces beautiful but they are practical. Oh how wonderful it is to have a trio of lemon, lavender and peppermint essential oils around my neck – oils that I can breathe at any […]

Keeping God as the Center of Your Life

Keeping God as the Center of Your Life

Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesn’t is someone whom I admire but have never met. ~ Barbara Walters Last weekend I was blessed and privileged to speak to my church’s women’s ministry. I told the ladies I would follow with an overview of what I shared. Complete with links […]

How to Homeschool Multiple Ages the Frugal Way

How to Homeschool Multiple Ages the Frugal Way

Homeschoolers are frugal by nature. We have to be! Most homeschoolers are building their learning environments with one income. And a good bunch of homeschoolers are teaching more than one child. So, just how to homeschool multiple ages the frugal way? I will share my best tips with you today… My best tips for homeschooling […]

Essential Oils the Frugal Way

Essential Oils the Frugal Way at Hodgepodge

One question I get quite often these days with Young Living essential oils – and one I faced myself when first learning about essential oils is: How do you enjoy essential oils the frugal way? I will share with you the many ways we have made essential oils work on a budget – in a family […]

5 Ways to Weave Hymns into Your Days

5 Ways to Weave Hymns into Your Days

I’ve always loved the old hymns. Like many, I was fortunate to be raised on them. They are a part of me. But for quite a while now, I’ve made sure I spend part of my morning quiet time flipping through that hymnal. Pausing on a favorite. Remembering the chorus of another. Each hymn holds […]

Essential Oils on the Go – My Favorite Helps

Essential Oils on the Go - Favorite Resources

In my time using essential oils for myself and my family, I have discovered a few helps for essential oils on the go. These oils have been a tool in my Healthy Mama journey and another step towards overall health. And it is such a blessing to have essential oils at my fingertips – wherever […]

Ultimate DIY Bundle is a Wonderful Hodgepodge

“My goal as a teacher is to get that forgotten excitement in creativity back!” ~Lucia Hames and Tricia Hodges

I am so excited to let you know that our Chalk Pastels Through the Seasons is part of the Ultimate DIY Bundle. Even if you already own Chalk Pastels Through the Seasons, there are SO many more wonderful ebooks that will bless you big time. In fact, I think it will meet the hodgepodge of […]

Chalkboard Chalk Art

Chalkboard Chalk Art - You ARE an Artist

Chalkboard chalk art is all the rage these days. We’ve long loved all things chalkboard. Our love of chalk and chalkboard goes back a long way. We have many chalkboards all over our house. Over the kitchen table, by the kitchen telephone, in the classroom, in the bathroom even. Then, over at Nana’s house, she […]

Winter Family and Homeschool Fun Around Atlanta

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An update on all the winter family fun around Atlanta – for you! Homeschool days, low cost and educational fun. With a peek at spring time too! Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Snow? in Georgia? Yes! November 22, 2014 – February 22, 2015 (Select Dates) Spend a fun-filled day playing across five football fields of […]

The Best of Hodgepodge 2014 – Your Favorites!

Top Hodgepodge Posts of 2014

I have been sharing a hodgepodge of YOUR favorites this last week. The posts at Hodgepodge you have read the most. In case you missed them, I have put them all in one handy spot at the bottom of this post. But these are your overall favorites from this year – Hodgepodge 2014. The TOP […]