Book Inspired Recipes, Nature Study, Recipes

Dandelion Jelly Recipe

Our dandelions have been thriving, and I have embraced the so-called ‘weed’, that so eagerly wants to grow in my back yard. What about you? Have you been curious to try to make Jelly out of the yellow petals scattered across your yard? I gave it a try! Check out this recipe, and how we… Continue reading Dandelion Jelly Recipe

Artist Spotlight, Build Your Masterpiece Class, Curriculum Review, Unit Studies

Exploring Sweden From the Kitchen Table

Build Your Masterpiece Class Adventures in Sweden gave us a delicious and artistic glimpse of a place we've yet to see with our own eyes. We can't wait to visit in person someday! When we start a new geography unit, I like to print a map of the region and hang it on our kitchen… Continue reading Exploring Sweden From the Kitchen Table

Art Projects, Hygge

Macrame and Hygge: Relax and Beautify

Hygge is so many things. It is cocoa by candlelight, laughing with friends, creating a cozy nest, and getting rid of distractions and stressors so you can enjoy the everyday. Those last two reasons are exactly why macrame and hygge pair so beautifully together. Macrame is a Great De-stressor When you are focusing on your… Continue reading Macrame and Hygge: Relax and Beautify

Book List, Build Your Masterpiece Class, Curriculum, Novel Study

Book List for Great Britain Unit Study

Take a look at my book list for our Adventures in Great Britain Unit Study, releasing this spring! Read more to grab a 35% off discount code. Did you know that our Adventures in Great Britain have been in the works for over 4 years? I am so excited about the slow release of them… Continue reading Book List for Great Britain Unit Study

Our Homeschooling Space

Watercolor Painted Flashcards to Boost Memory Retention for Kids!

We are using watercolors to add a splash of color to our Flashcards from our Trumpet of the Swan Study to increase memory retention, and it was just what we needed because Claire is getting really interested in practicing her vocabulary this week, so I wanted to encourage her with something a little bit different. Plus… Continue reading Watercolor Painted Flashcards to Boost Memory Retention for Kids!

Art Studies, Build Your Masterpiece Class, Saturday Book Stack

Picasso + Monet Art Books for Kids

Who loves a good Saturday Book Stack? It’s a new series on the blog I am starting! Here is just a little peek at some of the art books I have been collecting over the years of writing our Adventures in France. These book tiles are found in the book lists in our Adventures 1 to… Continue reading Picasso + Monet Art Books for Kids

Art Projects, DIY Projects

DIY Cardboard Paint Pallet Project for Kids

DIY Cardboard Paint Pallets are so much fun to make and and I am really obsessed with finding ways to reuse the cardboard that comes into this house, and what better way then to make paint pallets for the kids, with the bottom section of a Kraft Dinner storage box? We buy a box of KD… Continue reading DIY Cardboard Paint Pallet Project for Kids

Build Your Masterpiece Class, Curriculum Review, Nature Study

Learning about Ireland and the History of the Potato

We are learning about Ireland and the Potato this month in our homeschool with a selection of resources from books to curriculum. I love diving deep into history and expanding on a moment in time, so for history this year, we are using Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer. While the story format works… Continue reading Learning about Ireland and the History of the Potato

Book Reviews, Hygge, Inspiration

“The Magic of Me” by Becky Cummings Book Review

We have enjoyed the children's books that Author Becky Cummings has written, and I was really delighted to be gifted the book “The Magic of Me” by Becky Cummings and we are making our way through it’s pages, and healing lessons for kids and parents to enjoy together. Becky Cummings is an author, teacher and… Continue reading “The Magic of Me” by Becky Cummings Book Review

Art in the Homeschool, Art Projects, Build Your Masterpiece Class, Curriculum Review

Rainbow Art with the Build Your Masterpiece Class

Creating Rainbow Art just got easier! From Bubble Wrap Rainbows to Mosaic Rainbow Collages, you and your kids can dive into the world of art with the Build Your Masterpiece Class! “𝘈𝘳𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘢𝘴 𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘯𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘦, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘴 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘩𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵.” ~ 𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘈𝘯𝘯 𝘍.𝘒𝘰𝘩𝘭 🌈 Seeing these lovely Bubble Wrap Rainbows from @organized.homeschool.mom… Continue reading Rainbow Art with the Build Your Masterpiece Class