Made from a boxed cake mix, this is the most simple, celebratory, chocolate chip cake recipe I know of. Perfect for any holiday, birthday, dessert after a Sunday meal or just because! You can even opt for a gluten-free version with a boxed gluten free cake mix. Easy Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe 4 beaten eggs 1 cup sour cream 3/4 cup oil 1 package devil’s
The Summer Games are back! Are you ready? We are! And we are excited. Eight years ago we began our homeschool year with a unit study around the Summer Games. Then we did it again four years later. We learned all about the history of the games, the city the games were held, sports in general, what it takes to become an Olympian and much,
Sometimes when it’s been a full day. When the patience is tapped. Or the noise is a bit much. I just step outside. Just for a minute. And I take it in. The hydrangeas by the front door. A day lily on its last bit of bloom. I walk around to the back. Unhook the latch, step through the gate. The garden is there. Needing
It’s hot outside. Mosquitoes abound (at least here in the south). I bet you are fanning yourself as you are reading this. Ready for some cool thoughts for mid-summer? Our annual tradition of Christmas in July will have you and your children smiling. Christmas in July For one or two days right smack in the middle of summer we celebrate Christmas. Yes, Christmas in July!
Morning devotions, praise and worship songs, crafts, nature, art, snacks, sleeping bags, s’mores and more! Sound like summer camp to you? With a little bit of planning, you can host your very own summer family camp. Frugal and fun! It’s time to share our annual habit of Summer Camp at Home. In the past we followed themed days but this year I think we need
Practice after practice after practice. Run. Run. Run. Searching for this type of curriculum to fit the learning style for this child. A special course for your high schooler. Oh and then there is that article to read about that tool for this child on that Pinterest board full of resources. Have you stopped to think? Maybe it is time to simplify your homeschool with
I remember Mother’s Day Sundays growing up. Our tradition was a bit different. We children would wear a rose for Mother’s Day in honor of our mother. My brother and I would find a pretty, deep-pink rose bud on the backyard bush. Mama would pin it on with a straight pin. Or maybe a safety pin if we were so lucky to find one that
Our friend, Carol McBride, recently shared her passion with us at a homeschool moms meeting. We asked if we might also share her musical encouragement with our Habits for a Happy Home readers. You’ll be thankful she did. Be sure to pin this post, bookmark it. Bringing music into your homeschool is a resource for always! Thank you so much Carol! Music has always been