Learning and redefining my conventional role in unconventional ways!

I'm a Christian and an Army wife. I have 3 kids, 2 of which I homeschool. I love to cook, decorate, sew, and host people in our home. It all sounds like the life of a mid-century homemaker, but that I am not. It's not at all the life I had planned or prepared for. Sometimes I wonder how I got here, but most of the time I am learning to thrive as a modern homemaker. I'm learning as I go and documenting it all! For more about me go here!

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Our 2014 Homeschool Curriculum

It’s the last day of September. When did that happen? Well since we’re finishing our second full month of school I figured now would be a great time to talk about our 2014-2015 homeschool curriculum. This year I have both My Helper who is in 2nd grade and The Cadet who is in 1st-ish grade. The Cadet is in 1st-ish…

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Essential Oils and Why I Use Them

I’m not sure why it always takes me by surprise, but every time I find myself falling in love with a hippie-tree-hugger product I tend to be shocked. Such was the case with essential oils. Oh boy I love these tiny overpriced little bottles. And you probably should too. Here’s the back story. While we were packing out at Ft.…