Our IKEA and Chalkboard Homeschool Room

IKEA baskets for homeschool

What began as a simple love of chalkboard resulted in a homeschool makeover of house-sized proportion. A redo based on learning styles, storage needs and sanity-saving measures. (With plenty of consulting from Master Artist, Nana). That first summer we painted the red wall and made our chalkboard desk, our eyes were opened to more we […]

All Things Chalkboard


From last year’s school planning archives because these basics still work well with rising 8th, 7th, 4th, K and soon-he’ll-be-a-four-year-old… I love chalkboards. I love chalkboards. I love chalkboards. And even though right after our school year ended, we went through a rather reluctant classroom revamp, the classroom still needed attention. Before getting any further […]

Simple Schooling Strategies


Hodgepodge Simple Schooling Strategies Practical Prayer – how to keep a prayer life in the day to day of balancing the age range. Helpful Homeschool Habits – all the most useful ones compiled in one post. The Housekeeping Habits that Bless Our Home – a list of favorites. Jurisdictions – carving the big job of […]