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 […]

Successful Healthy Habits

5 Successful Healthy Habits

My 2014 has been marked with building successful healthy habits. I surely had several bumps along the way. Challenges that opened my eyes to another habit I needed to focus on. Yet another ‘layer’ to address. So, since this time of year is especially the time to reflect and to make changes and resolutions, I […]

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. First, If you have questions, click over to learn How to Get Your Start in Young Living Essential Oils or […]

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 […]