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Calendula Plantain Chapped Lip Balm

This homemade Calendula Plantain Chapped Lip Balm is amazing! It quickly became one of my favorites no matter the season. It provides just the right amount of nourishment and hydration for dry, cracked lips. Calendula Plantain Chapped Lip Balm This Calendula Plaintain Chapped Lip Balm is sure to leave your lips soft and smooth. I …

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2nd Grade Curriculum Choices 2017-2018

  It’s hard to believe that my youngest will be heading into 2nd grade. Since we homeschool year round, we’ve already been working through some of our 2nd-grade curriculum and so far have been very pleased. You’ll notice that with the History and Science I have a combination of two different curriculums. The reason behind …

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Entenmann’s Little Bites and Smurf’s Team Up

When you put two favorites together like say Entenmann’s Little Bites and Smurfs, it’s hard to resist. Entenmann’s® is bringing the Smurf spirit from the big screen to snack time with the Little Bites® Smurf Blueberry Muffins and just in time for the DVD release. Did you know that with the purchase of any three …

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DIY Mountain Smoke Beard Balm

When my husband first started growing his beard out, beard oil was the only product he really needed to use. However, the longer he grew his beard, it became evident that he needed to start using other products as well. While he still uses beard oil daily upon exiting the shower, the time had came …

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Prince and Pirate Book Review

Title: Prince and Pirate Author: Charlotte Gunnufson Illustrator: Mike Lowery Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Synopsis: Prince and Pirate are proud masters of their own fishbowls, and life goes along swimmingly-until they’re scooped up and plopped into shared waters. Prince is horrified to find this cheeky cod trespassing in his kingdom. Pirate is …

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Daddy Honk Honk!

I was provided a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion, Title: Daddy Honk Honk! Author: Rosalinde Bonnet Illustrator: Rosalinde Bonnet Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Ages: 3-5 Synopsis: When Aput the fox finds the egg, he has no idea what’s in store for him. He doesn’t know anything about babies and …

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Book Review: My Little Half-Moon

As They Grow Up received product to facilitate this review, which may contain affiliate links. We only give our honest opinion of products. Title: My Little Half-Moon Author: Douglas Todd Jennerich Illustrator: Kate Berube Publishing Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Ages: 5-8 Have you ever looked up at …

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Why We Homeschool Through The Summer Months

How many times are homeschool families asked, “Do you homeschool through the summer?”  Keep in mind that not every homeschooling families does school year round, but it works for us.  Once the question is answered, it usually followed up with: “How do you have time to homeschool during the summer?” or “Don’t they deserve time …

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Homeschool Buyers Co-op Homeschool Planet Review

I’ll go ahead and say it.  I’ve not always been a planner type of gal. In fact, it wasn’t until this past year, our fourth year of homeschooling, that I finally decided that it was time to start using one. In the past, I had only homeschooled one child and I it was pretty easy …

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Despicable Me 3 #Giveaway

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. Illumination, who brought moviegoers Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, continues the story of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions in Despicable Me 3 in theaters on June 30, 2017

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The Upcoming Solar Eclipse and How To Enjoy It Safely

This post contains affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy for more information As most already know, on August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible across all of North America, but did you know that this is the first total solar eclipse that’s just in the continental U.S in 38 years! That’s right! The …

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Summer Fun On A Budget

This post contains affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy for more information Summer has arrived and whether you are a homeschooler or not, chances are you’ll be taking at least a short break during the summer months. We homeschool year round in our home, but we still take short breaks throughout summer to enjoy the …

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Whistlefritz Educator’s Spanish Collection Review

Adding a foreign language to our homeschool was an idea that I tossed around for awhile. While I personally don’t have a background in foreign language, I knew it’s something that I wanted to introduce to my boys. However, I also knew that I needed a program that offered ease of use given my lack …

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THE HOUSE In Theaters June 30

This post is in partnership with Warner Bros. PicturesTHE HOUSE from Warner Bros. Pictures is scheduled to hit the big screen on June 30th. As a parent of four I admit that I’ve done some pretty crazy thing in order to help them reach their dreams, and I can’t wait to see what all Will …

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Memoria Press Book of Trees Homeschool Curriculum

I have used Memoria Press frequently throughout the past five years and have yet to be disappointed. That’s why when we were given the opportunity to check out Memoria Press Book Of Trees Homeschool Curriculum I couldn’t resist.   Memoria Press Book of Trees Memoria Press is a family-run publishing company that was founded in 1994 by Cheryl …

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