Christmas Fun at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Christmas Fun at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins for Christmas Fun! Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! —> Follow my Christmas 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 […]

Christmas Chalk Art at Hodgepodge

Christmas Art at Hodgepodge

Christmas art all in one spot… because you ARE an artist… Christmas Star over Bethlehem – This lesson is a simple, yet a lovely one to celebrate the Christmas season. My students enjoyed the bright colors and the velvet blue night sky that we painted. Christmas Cookies – we wondered what type of Christmas cookies […]

Making Christmas Memories at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Making Christmas Memories at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins for making Christmas memories and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! —> Follow my Christmas Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ […]

You Are An Artist: What’s Under Your Christmas Tree?

How to Draw Presents Under the Tree in Chalk Pastels

What’s under your Christmas tree? No, I am not the elf on the shelf spying at your gifts under the tree! I thought that this would be fun for all of you artists to paint a picture of YOUR Christmas tree (well, the bottom branches) and all of the secrets packaged in bright colored boxes […]

100 Helpful Homeschool Habits

100+ Helpful Homeschool Habits at Hodgepodge

Helpful homeschool habits. Over the years with babies, toddlers, stacks of school books, hungry mouths and now towering teens, these are the basic routes I’ve discovered for seeing results. (And honestly, for keeping my sanity in that daily does of chaos with five children!) Over 100 helpful homeschool habits. In our over fourteen years of […]

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+ Free Art Lessons for All Ages

100+ FREE Chalk Art Lessons - You ARE an Artist!

Here at Hodgepodge we are passionate about reminding you that You ARE an Artist! And in doing so, we’ve shared more than 100 Free Art Lessons for All Ages! Chalk pastel and acrylic art tutorials, all listed in alphabetical order… Would you like even more FREE art tutorials? Sign up in the subscribe box in […]

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 […]

You ARE An Artist: Your Favorite Christmas Cookies

You ARE An Artist - Make Your Favorite Christmas Cookie

Tis the season for baking Christmas cookies! Christmas cookies are an art form, wouldn’t you agree? So, we wondered what type of Christmas cookies you love to bake and decorate. Some of our favorites are Christmas stars, trees, cookies shaped like ornaments and candy canes. There are always plenty of sprinkles. Maybe you like icing… […]

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 […]

Penguins of Madagascar Art Tutorial

Penguins of Madagascar Chalk Art Tutorial at Hodgepodge

In honor of the latest DreamWorks animation film, Penguins of Madagascar, we thought we’d enjoy a chalk pastel painting! The penguins are such funny little characters and we had fun remembering quotes as we sketched. “Just smile and wave boys. Smile and wave.” We used these chalk pastels colors: black, orange, yellow and blue. Now […]

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 […]