Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Chalk Art

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Chalk Art - You Are An Artist at Hodgepodge!

It’s a tradition at our house to watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving each year. You too? And in anticipation of doing just that we decided to search some images of Charlie Brown Thanksgiving for artistic inspiration. There are many images to choose from – check it out for yourself.  YOU are the artist – so […]

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: […]

The Thanksgiving Homeschool

The Thanksgiving Homeschool

We switch things up for holidays. You do too, right? Well, real quick I thought I’d share about the Thanksgiving Homeschool. Because we are headed into that glorious week of family. Aren’t you ready to take a break too? And we have a birthday party for two of our children with November birthdays. It’s busy. […]

You ARE An Artist: What’s On Your Thanksgiving Table?

You ARE An Artist! Paint What is on Your Thanksgiving Table at Hodgepodge

What’s on your Thanksgiving Table? Thanksgiving is just around the bend, or shall I say, “Over the river and through the woods”…so I thought that we might indulge and paint what would be part of your Thanksgiving feast! On our table: Down in the southern states, where we are from, we have “Dressin’”, not ever, […]

Host a Jane Austen Moms Night

A Jane Austen Moms' Night

…That first night we watched Sense and Sensibility. We enjoyed it so much we got together the next month and watched Pride and Prejudice. Next we plan to gather around Emma. “Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” ~ Jane Austen Which Jane Austen novel and/or movie is your favorite? –> […]

Thanksgiving at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Thanksgiving at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

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

Night Classes and Other Benefits of Homeschool

Night Classes and Other Benefits of Homeschool at Hodgepodge

Though I share about homeschool habits almost every week here at Hodgepodge, ours seem to be changing daily! We have those habits we are grounded in but these days we are rearranging to meet the needs of our age range of children. Adapting to changing learning needs. Pictured above – Michael Farris teaching – with […]

Harold and the Purple Crayon Chalk Art

Harold and the Purple Crayon - Chalk Pastel Art at Hodgepodge

We have said so many times that we should do a chalk pastel of Harold and the Purple Crayon. And so we finally did! There is just so much you can do with the inspiration from this favorite book! We have loved Harold and all his adventures since our Five in a Row days. And […]

You Are an Artist: Paint Your Pet

You ARE An Artist - Paint Your Pet Challenge at Hodgepodge

Have you ever drawn or painted your pet? Well, we did and we think you should paint your pet too. We used chalk pastels, of course. And both Nana and Middle Girl painted our family pet, Oswald the Bearded Dragon. Middle Girl pulled a picture up that she had taken, and used it to create […]

Homeschool Helps at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Homeschool Helps at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring homeschool helps. Enjoy, repin, link up your pins – and please do stop back by each week! –> Follow my Helpful Habits Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals […]

American Landmarks: Chalk Pastel Art for All Ages

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Art Curriculum with American Landmarks! With our chalk pastels at the ready, let’s take a tour of American Landmarks from sea to shining sea! American Landmarks: Chalk Pastel Art for All Ages is now available for only $7.99! What’s included in this art curriculum? Step-by-step how-to instructions. One book for all ages. No need to […]

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 […]