Seahorse Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

Seahorse Chalk Pastel #Art Tutorial at

Have you followed Hodgepodge on Bloglovin? Follow with Bloglovin We begin today with an undersea ride on a seahorse! This is a fun pastel and you will need to gather together the following colors of pastel: a rusty color orange, yellow, black or dark brown for the seahorse, and your favorite colors for the sea around him: blues, aqua and green. Start by taking your

Answers in Genesis Homeschool Reviews

Answers in Genesis #Homeschool Reviews at

Yet again I am impressed with and thankful for Answers in Genesis and the resources they continue to provide. I want to introduce you to the latest addition to our homeschool – Answers Bible Curriculum. I shared a review at The Curriculum Choice. (there’s also a giveaway with a few days left!) And while I was writing that review I was reminded again just how

Homeschool Makeover: The Most Used Bookcase

IKEA Expedit bookshelf

Former, wonderful, overflowing and overused bookcase in our most central location. My husband and I have been blessed with hand-me-down furniture. There is just an abundance of pieces on my side of the family. And, in the almost seventeen years of our marriage, this furniture has served us well. However, never, in the past, has this furniture had to bear the abuse of five children

Layers and Levels of Unit Studies 2


Making a salt dough map of Italy as part of our Tapestry of Grace geography studies. This was another one of those weeks when the layers and levels of unit studies were the highlight of our homeschool. There were many subjects that we enjoyed together – all ages. Plus several subjects that overlapped and complimented nicely. I love it when that happens – which is

Layers and Levels of Unit Studies


Unit studies serve the age range in our homeschool well. Especially when two or more subjects overlap and the learning is on several different age and grade levels. Each day this week the older three first completed their Math and English studies. Saxon K Math made for a tasty mid-morning snack identifying cracker shapes. Zuzu pet helped too. The younger two enjoyed their workboxes full