Category Archives: Planning

Eighth Grade Curriculum Choices

Next up in my curriculum choice posts is Anna. She is my 13 year old daughter, who loves crafts, reading (especially historical fiction), violin, and running.   Disclosure: Some links in this post are affiliate links. English This year Anna will be completing the third season of Analytical Grammar. That covers English Language Usage. She […]

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What’s for Dinner?

I don’t know if this is true in every house, but I get asked at least 5 times a day, “What’s for dinner?” (Actually around here, we usually say supper…) I get really tired of answering that question. That’s because I often don’t know, People grumble when they hear the answer, and I don’t like […]

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Declutter challenge

My friend Crazy Mom at Ramblings from the Crazy House is having a 40 days to declutter challenge. I’ve decided to join in. Since I decided several days ago, I’m going to count the decluttering I’ve already done. Here is my list of 40 things make that 31 32 things to clean out with those already done, […]

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E is for Evaluate with #Free #Homeschool Evaluation Questionnaire

It’s time to make decisions about curriculum again, and the first step is evaluation. I created this list of questions to ask my children a couple of years ago. I didn’t use the survey last year, but will be using it again for this school year. I’ve also created a simple, free, printable questionnaire for you! […]

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D is for Decisions

It’s that time of year again. For a curriculum junkie like me, it’s one of my favorites. All the new curriculum catalogs arrive! I can look and think and imagine what our homeschool is going to look like next year. I can make a giant list of everything I would love to have for each […]

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Thanksgiving Menu

We have for the last several years played host for Thanksgiving dinner for my husband’s family. It’s not a huge group of people (it usually just adds 5 people to our family), so it’s not that difficult. But it’s still a LOT more side dishes than I usually make for a typical meal. I started […]

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Homeschool Planning

Today’s topic for the Back to Homeschool Blog Hop is planning. I love to plan. I love to organize things. Planning and organizing our homeschool year is no exception. Or maybe not. I can’t believe I’m about to say this. I think that many homeschoolers have fallen into an over-planning trap. There. I said it. […]

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The Virtual Curriculum Fair – Nuts and Bolts

It’s the last week for the Virtual Curriculum Fair. I’ve not participated as much I wanted to, but life kind of has a way of getting in the way. Appropriately enough, the topic this week is “Nuts and Bolts”. Since I love to organize and plan, I don’t think it’s a topic I can skip! A […]

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Fall Break!

I decided that this year I was going to do something new. We finished 9 weeks of school and are taking a whole week off. Unfortunately, it’s already Wednesday and I’m just getting around to making a post about it. I wish I could say that I’ve spend too much time relaxing. Yesterday morning we […]

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Tapestry of Grace Planning – Weekly Report Week -1

We are starting Tapestry of Grace Year 3 next week! At the end of last year I did some thinking about our accomplishments for the year and one of the things we didn’t do very well was history. (That’s really an understatement. But I did have a baby, so I’m trying to be generous.) I […]

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