Helpful Homeschool Habit: Moving Forward

Helpful Homeschool Habit - Moving On

We’ve been enjoying a slow and steady start to homeschool after a fun summer. This week has been one marked with moving on. Like the Little Engine That Could. I think I can… I think I can… We aren’t quite up to full speed but I’d say we are at least 3/4 or close to […]

Georgia Sea Turtle Center – and More About Jekyll Island Georgia

Jekyll Island Sea Turtle Center Georgia

Last month my Middle Girl and I took a trip to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, Georgia. My daughter has always had an interest in sea turtles and their life cycle. In fact, a few years ago, the life cycle of a sea turtle was the topic of her science fair project! […]

Homeschool Omnibus – A Hodgepodge of Help for You!

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Today you can get an amazing hodgepodge of homeschool help – Homeschool Omnibus 2014! ~The affiliate links included are for resources we absolutely love and truly depend on. Because Hodgepodge ebooks are included in the Homeschool Omnibus, if you purchase through our affiliate link, we will receive a percentage of the sale. Thank you for […]

Technology at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party!

Technology at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome! This week we are featuring fun finds for technology in homeschool! –>  Follow my Apps/Technology for Learning Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The Happy Housewife Staci @ Motherhood on a Dime […]

Help! I’m Back to School!

Slow and Steady Back to Homeschool - Tips, Encouragement and Helps at Hodgepodge

Once again we are having a slow and steady start to homeschool. We are still hanging on to summer and dipping in the pool while getting our feet wet in homeschool. Last week we started with just math. Plus we started back to piano lessons. This week we have added another subject (of each child’s […]

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 –  […]

Bruce of Finding Nemo Chalk Art Tutorial

Bruce the Shark Chalk Art Tutorial

In honor of Shark Week I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to bring one of the most terrifying and funny characters from Finding Nemo as your pastel tutorial. Bruce the Shark really wants to be a friend, but has an appetite for any fish (or unlucky diver) in the area! “Here’s Brucieeee!” You will need […]

St. Simons Island – A Golden Isle of Georgia in 48 Hours

St. Simons Island - A Golden Isle of Georgia (in 48 hrs)

We have made a point this year to enjoy local parks, attractions and historic sites here in Georgia. St. Simons Island is one of the coastal islands of Georgia. And it was a special destination for our mother/daughter trip last week. Folks, St. Simons is so diverse, I could write ten posts on all you […]

Shark Art Tutorials!

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Art with sharks! Get yours for only $5.99 this week – Shark Week the price will be $7.99! Think you are not an artist? As Nana would say, You ARE an artist! Chalk pastels are a wildly successful medium! If you have been wanting to add art to your days, now is the time with […]

High School Encouragement at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinterest Party

High School Encouragement at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome! Need encouragement for high school? Our fellow pinners have some great pins and boards for you! –>  Follow my Homeschooling High School Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The Happy Housewife Staci […]

How To Draw A Garden Spider With Chalk Pastels

How to Draw a Garden Spider With Chalk Pastels

A new video art tutorial – how to draw a garden spider with chalk pastels! This tutorial was inspired by the garden spider and the web she built right out the Hodgepodge family room window. This is not the first time a garden spider chose to build her web within view.  And so, the grandchildren […]

Featured Pinterest Boards at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Best Pinterest Boards at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

This week we are featuring a round up of round ups of Best Pinterest boards! Welcome! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The Happy Housewife Staci @ Motherhood on a Dime Tricia @ Hodgepodge So […]