Our First Day Back to School

We had our first official back to school day today. Well, honestly, we school throughout the year. We don’t technically take a “break” during the summer, but I do become more laid back and we only continue to work on math and language arts. Homeschooling year round works well for …

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A great night sleep at Comfort Inn West, Duluth, MN

I have to admit when we first pulled up to the Comfort Inn West, Duluth, I was a little worried. It was further from the conference center than I had anticipated. However, as soon as we walked into the lobby, I was immediately put at ease. As we walked through …

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The Inner Battle of the Working Mom.

I have become a working mom, part time, but a working mom none the less. I never planned on becoming a working mom. I truly love homeschooling our four kids. I love mentoring them through their fits, tears, and joys. I love watching their light bulb moments when they grasp …

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Hy-Vee Aisles Online, Making Multitasking Easy!

Yesterday was Saturday. The day I normally do all of our grocery shopping. I had some how gotten through the week without getting a grocery list made. I had also had Mark throw our grocery ad away. I knew most of my day was going to be shot and I …

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Shopping local at Celebrations *Party * Gifts * Toys in Albert Lea, MN

*I received products from Celebrations Party, Gifts, and Toys to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own. From November through January is a busy time in our house with holiday excitement.  Having the holidays within weeks of each other has the kids nearly bouncing off the …

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