Additional Resources for Classical Conversations Cycle 3

Additional Resources for Classical Conversations Cycle 3

  In Cycle Three of Classical Conversations students study and memorize facts about US Geography, US History, and human anatomy.  I've rounded up some games, books and media to help supplement the memory work for Cycle Three. Several of these may find their way under the Christmas tree this year.  I'd love to know if you have any resource you particularly enjoy using for Classical Conversations Cycle Three.   USA and Continents Tracing Board from Treasures from Jennifer.  Perfect for the younger CC student to learn the general shape of each state. Scrambled…Read more …
Five Dresses to Wear Post-Pregnancy

Five Dresses to Wear Post-Pregnancy

I'm 39 weeks pregnant, and I'm huge. You know you are big when only a few of your maternity clothes actually fit. I'm just ready to be comfortable in my own body and what I wear. I've got a few clothing items on my wish list for post pregnancy. I'm dreaming of a wardrobe that's nursing friendly and comfortable, with pieces that can easily be styled for a more put-together look. Here are five clothing brands that produce dresses with new mothers in mind.  I'd love for you to share in the comments…Read more …
Baby Brands and Shops I’m Diggin’

Baby Brands and Shops I’m Diggin’

Baby #3 should be making her appearance soon! Thanks to Instagram I've found several darling, new-to-me baby brands and shops. I've rounded up a few of my favorites and posted them here for easy retrieval. Billy Bibs - the classiest handmade bibs, collars, headbands and more Sweet Peach Kids - really loving the Pippa Pom Pom sweater and Amelia skirt Cuddle and Kind - ethically produced hand-knit dolls that provide sustainable, fair-trade income for women and help feed children Little Unicorn - creates quality and affordable baby goods - swaddle blankets, diaper bags,…Read more …

My Favorite Homeschooling Podcasts and Instagram Accounts

We are s l o w l y beginning to homeschool our four-year-old this year.  However, I have been listening to homeschooling podcasts and reading homeschooling blogs for quite some time. These podcasts and blogs have really introduced me to the world of homeschooling.  I am grateful to be trying this adventure during the digital age when so much help and encouragement is just a click away. Today I am sharing my favorite podcasts about homeschooling. I also recently discovered Instagram accounts to be a helpful resource for homeschooling inspiration, book recommendations and…Read more …
Mad about Mugs (a resource round-up)

Mad about Mugs (a resource round-up)

I'm not drinking much coffee these days (something about being pregnant and no caffeine), but I still feel the need  to drink something warm after I rise. There's something about a hot drink that perks this not-so-morning-person up. So lately I've been filling my mugs with hot chocolate or hot tea. And speaking of mugs, I've seen so many seasonal and inspirational mugs come across my Instagram feed lately. I guess with the cooler seasons approaching, folks are getting ready to get cozy. I've rounded up a few of my favorites. Check them…Read more …
My Favorite One-Piece Swimsuits

My Favorite One-Piece Swimsuits

I'm so glad these suits don't sacrifice style for a little more coverage! Seamed Underwire Maillot Anthropologie $118 Ruffled Halter Maillot Anthropologie $118 Halter Underwire One Piece JCrew  $110, you can see this a little on Naomi here. Draped Halter One-Piece Target $39 and if price was no object, I could go for this one too. Also digging this one-piece and rash guard for my littles. Where do you shop for great bathing suits?  Read more …

Christmas Gift Guides

The organizer in me needed to get all the Christmas Gift Guides in one place. I often refer to these gift guides through out the year when I am in need of a unique gift. Epic Toy Gift Guide for Imaginative and Active Play by Thirty Handmade Days. My favorites from this guide include the Rolling Coaster Children's Ride-On Car, and the Melissa and Doug Wooden Dollhouse. Holiday Gift Guide for Mom by Small Fry. Gift suggestions to help a mom relax, create, cook, organize and feel pampered in style! 46 Ways to…Read more …
Links for Your Week :: Summer Edition

Links for Your Week :: Summer Edition

Summer has only officially been on the books for a week, but we've been experiencing the fruits of school being out and warmer weather for several weeks. We've already taken our (first ever) family Summer vacation, so I guess it's all down hill from here. We'll have to create our own fun at home and around town. I found several blog posts that still have me excited about the season, and I decided to put them in one easy to retrieve location - a summer link round up. I hope you find something…Read more …
Links for Your Week :: Christmas Edition

Links for Your Week :: Christmas Edition

Christmas! It's next week, y'all! December always seems to go by in a hurry. I've been packing all week for what I'm calling our South Georgia Christmas Tour. We haven't been home for Christmas in three years. We are always excited to drive down and visit our family, and it will surely be a special time since it is Christmas. But it will be a whirlwind! If you need any last minute Christmas inspiration, here are a few links I have been saving this month. MERRY CHRISTMAS! Everything we do to celebrate Christmas…Read more …

Resource Round-up :: Cold and Flu Survival Tips

Here are a few words that sum up my week thus far: congestion, runny noses, bulb syringes, humidifier, heavy eyes.  Yep! Cold and Flu season has arrived! My girls are currently suffering from a cold, and I am a mess (literally). So today I am posting a few resources that offer tips for surviving or preventing a cold and the flu. You'll find a recipe for healing chicken soup, and suggestions ranging from using an air purifier to taking fermented cod liver oil (FCLO). Hopefully something in the mix plus a good dose…Read more …