I am thrilled to introduce you to my long-time friend, Paige Harbuck! She has encouraged me in so very many ways and just one of those is in the area of feeding your family. She is sharing a series on freezer cooking with us. Her tips will change your life! Here’s Paige sharing how to make a month of meals to fill your freezer…
Now we just couldn’t head into the new year without a look at a hodgepodge of healthy habits, could we? I’ll pulling out all the stops with the best of healthy mama habits. The Lord has blessed me with a wealth of tools and I just have to share about them and remind myself as well. It’s not always easy. But the blessings are huge.
My three-year-old daughter brought me a picture the other day. She said, “Daddy, here is a picture of you.” She handed me the picture. This particular picture was taken before she was born. In it were the three older children with a red-suited man who had a long, white beard. Santa Claus. Ever since my oldest daughter was old enough to understand language, I have
We have been going full force over here before the upcoming blessed holidays. That’s because we have a goal. See, at Thanksgiving we share some of our best work with grandparents. They are a captive audience, bless them. I wrote about our Thanksgiving Homeschool Celebration at Heart of the Matter a several years ago. And I am so glad we’ve maintained this helpful habit. Because
There seem to be certain times of year I am keenly aware of the needs of an age range of children that we have. It’s continually changing. Just when I think my husband and I have things set, there is something new. Just how to meet the needs of an age range? I asked myself the same question daily over the last weeks as we’ve
Here at Hodgepodge it seems we are in a constant state of finding out how things work best. The best homeschool spaces for learning, the best arrangement of our days and the best organization so that we can find things quickly. Organization is a constant in our large-ish family household. So when I came across this essential oils organization, I knew it was just what
Roughly about this time every year I catch the organizational bug. It is usually brief so I have to spring into action when it hits. This year it has been about work at home organization for homeschool mom. It was time. In sixteen years of homeschooling and eight years of blogging, I have not had a designated work space. So, when our eldest moved to
In continuing celebration of eight years of Hodgepodge this month, I am putting all that I have shared around the web – in one spot. Gathering the sharing of Hodgepodge art and homeschool with a smattering of recipes – interviews, Google Hangouts, Podcasts and guest posts – right here. Art No Fuss Art for Morning Time Art for the Homeschool at HSLDA Yes You Can