Creativity Through the Holidays at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Creativity Through the Holidays at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins to inspire creativity through the holidays and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! —> Follow me, Hodgepodgemom, on Pinterest! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals […]

100 Every Day Uses for Essential Oils

100 Every Day Uses for Essential Oils

Thanks to my friend, Jenny, we were introduced to Young Living Essential Oils. And am I ever thankful! These oils have been a tool in my Healthy Mama journey and another step towards overall health. (The information I share here is by no means medical advice. Just simple, practical encouragement and sharing of how thrilled […]

A Day in the Life with Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils Distributor Tricia Hodges

I have been on a journey. For decades. I guess it could also be called a search. And now I share with you a day in the life with essential oils. Because I just can’t keep quiet any more. Young Living Essential Oils are a tool on this health journey – a tool that has […]

December Helps at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

December Helps at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring December helps for the homeschool mom – encouragement, crafts, breakfast ideas and more. I just LOVE Pinterest, don’t you? Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! Follow my Christmas,  Gift Ideas and/or Holiday Habits Pinterest boards! I have the privilege of […]

Holiday Family Fun Plus Homeschool Freebies & Sales

Atlanta Holiday Family Fun Plus Homeschool Freebies & Sales

At least once a month I like to update you on some family fun around Atlanta. But today I also have some fabulous sales for you as well! The children in front of the larger-than-life Christmas ornaments this past Saturday at Pemberton Place – in front of The World of Coca-Cola. Makes for great Christmas […]

Simplifying the Holidays at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Simplifying the Holidays at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring resources for simplifying the holidays. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! —> Follow Habits for a Happy Home’s Holiday Habits Pinterest board!   I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: […]

Planning for Date Nights

Planning for Date Night

When it is just Wednesday and it has already been a full week. When the patience is tapped. Or the noise is a bit much. I start to think of date night. Date night is just a little bit of time away with my husband. A breath of fresh air. A new perspective. And a […]

Hodgepodge of Holiday Habits

Hodgepodge of Holiday Habits - practical and frugal!

That calendar turned to November, didn’t it? Yes, it surprised me even though I knew it was coming. So, I thought I’d pull out the hodgepodge of holiday habits. In hopes that one might inspire you. And also to remind myself as well. Feel free to pin this and come back to it later if […]

6 Simple Sucessful Strategies for Homeschooling a House Full

6 Simple Successful Strategies for Homeschooling a House Full

This past Tuesday I had the privilege of sharing the best of our helpful homeschool habits for multiple ages with a group of homeschool mamas. I promised them that I would put these all in one handy spot. And I have – so you, my readers, can enjoy them too. I have also included the […]

The Fall Homeschool (and a Lot of Art Too!)

The Fall Homeschool at Hodgepodge

I know I mentioned this before. Fall fever gets me more than spring. Every season of homeschooling has its challenges. But fall– especially October – calls us out of the house more often. These beautiful fall days are simply meant to be enjoyed. And so a couple of months ago we planned for Hodgepodgedad to […]

Florida Gulf Coast: Favorite Sites to Visit

Florida Gulf - Sites to Visit

Even though I’ve been going to Florida’s Gulf of Mexico at least once a year all of my life, there are still places I’m finding out about. My favorite sites to visit continues to grow… As a child, we went to Grayton Beach several times each summer to stay in the family house full of […]

St. Simons Island Georgia – Historical Sites to Visit

St. Simons Island Georgia - Historical Sites to Visit

St. Simons Island, Georgia is a marvelous golden isle to visit – with many historical sites! Above: The view of the marsh from Ft. Frederica. I highly recommend beginning your historical tour of St. Simons with the Colonial Trolley Tour. You can soak up about 400 years worth of history with this fantastic overview –  […]