Review: Well Planned Day High School Planners

Well Planned Day High School 4 Year Planner and High School Planner Reviews at #homeschool

Just last week I shared about our family homeschool planning meeting. With high schoolers I feel this is especially important. The Well Planned Day planners play a major role in our writing down of assignments and overall accountability. Today I am telling you all about the four year high school planners we use with our […]

Triple 1070: Personal Biblical Finance for High School

Triple1070 Curriculum

Update!! There’s a 48 hour sale – details at the end! During May our Southern Hodgepodge of sites was sponsored by Triple 1070. I’m so very thankful because this is the course I sure wish I’d had in high school! This post contains affiliate links because we have used this curriculum in our home, thoroughly enjoyed […]

Review: Home Art Studio For Multiple Ages

Home Art Studio Review - Using One Grade for Multiple Ages at

Don’t miss the giveaway at the end – enter to win the full set of Home Art Studio – all grades! Would you appreciate a simple and easy way to add art to your days? Home Art Studio offers just that. With Home Art Studio, all I needed to do was clear the table, gather […]

Toontastic iPad App Fun

Toontastic iPad App Fun

Toontastic is a fun app from Launchpad Toys where you can create your own cartoon. My brothers and sisters and I have had so much fun making cartoons with our own voices and creating stories. WARNING! Toontastic is a free app but it requires in-app purchases. There are $0.99 purchases you can make OR you […]

Hodgepodge Homeschool Reviews

Curriculum Review Index

Did you know that Hodgepodgedad and I both share homeschool curriculum and product reviews? Today at The Curriculum Choice, I’m teaming up with Handbook of Nature Study to offer a review of Ranger Rick, Jr. Barb-Harmony Art Mom is reviewing the Ranger Rick, Jr magazine and I am reviewing their new AppVentures Lions iPad app. […]

iPastels App Review and More Art Apps

iPastels App Review + Other Art Apps

Chalk pastels are “blessedly messy,” as Nana says. Yet we’ve found a way to avoid the mess and enjoy pastels – even on the go! We discovered the iPastels iPad app from Norbyte. Of course this app isn’t exactly like holding a piece of soft chalk in your hand. But it does offer a close […]

Review of Vicki Bentley’s EveryDay Cooking

Everyday Cooking - Review at Hodgepodge

Do you have one of those tried and true cookbooks? I do. The cookbook my Mama wrote down all the family recipes in – in her very own handwriting. And Vicki Bentley’s Everyday Cooking is coming alongside that favorite, becoming a go-to resource for practical, frugal and easy meals for my family. I wanted to […]

Earth Paint Review and Art with Multiple Ages

Earth Paint Review at Hodgepodge

We know you will love Earth Paint as much as we do. So please don’t miss the giveaway at the end! We love a new way to enjoy art. And that we found with Earth Paints: eco-friendly paint kits! Not only that, our afternoon with Earth Paints was one of sheer delight. I saw smiles […]

Spelling Workout Review {& Three Weeks of Summer Collages}

July outdoor fun

It’s been several weeks since I shared a Collage Friday weekly wrap. So I have a few collages to share. But first, a favorite curriculum… When you stick with a curriculum throughout your homeschool years, I believe it speaks volumes to its success and ability to meet the needs of different learning styles. Three of […]

Child Training Bible Review

Child Training Bible tabs

The Bible is the tool for life. The resource for parenting. The Child Training Bible (CTB) makes it easy to use as just that. I received the Child Training Bible to review right before we went on our family vacation. What a great vacation project it was! Each time I got out the rainbow of […]

Alphaphonics and More Learn-to-Read Resources

Alphaphonics cover

Today, I’m sharing a quick photo collage of our Vacation Bible School week. But I’m also at The Curriculum Choice with a review of one of the longest-used resources in our homeschool. Alphaphonics was there to help each of our children learn to read. Our youngest, at four and a half, has been doing a […]

Timez Attack Multiplication Review

Timez Attack multiplication

We’ve enjoyed Timez Attack by the Big Brainz company in our homeschool for several years now. These fun, multiplication games were recommended to us by my friends and fellow homeschool moms. It’s one of those resources we turn to when we know we need a little boost in multiplication practice. We’ll enjoy it through the […]