Outdoors at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Outdoors at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins for the outdoors and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! –> Follow my For the Love of Outside Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill […]

How to Make a Wagon Garden

How to Make a Wagon Garden

Somethin’ Different…. Ok, ok, I know that the following tutorial is NOT about pastel painting but it is summer time and it is time for a different type of fun project. So, this is a great backyard tutorial on how to make a wagon garden! Now this garden can be made in just about any […]

World of Coca-Cola Fun – Celebrate 25 Years

World of Coca-Cola Atlanta Celebrates 25 Years

The World of Coca-Cola is celebrating 25 years in Atlanta! I remember the excitement around here when it first opened and I can’t believe it has been 25 years! My family and I have enjoyed many trips to World of Coca-Cola. It is surely one of our favorite spots. Perfect for a homeschool history field […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Coca-Cola Polar Bear letters

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 […]

Top Homeschool Organization Helps

Top Homeschool Organization Helps at Hodgepodge

Our organization is based on needs. What we have done and continue to do when we organize it to think about what bothers us the most and tackle that. That’s the approach we made. Just the stacks and stuff. There were so many stacks of papers and books and notebooks and folders. Now each child […]