Homeschooling | An Overview of Weeks 1-3

We're already three weeks into the new school year and things are going pretty well. Here's an overview of how the kids are doing with everything: Maggie (17) She is finding psychology to be interesting and is talking about it being a subject/topic that she'd like to pursue learning more about once she graduates next… Continue reading Homeschooling | An Overview of Weeks 1-3

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 8/19/17

I'm reading fiction again for the first time in a few months. ^_^ It's a book by Elizabeth Berg and I'm enjoying it. I generally only read a few chapters per evening but hey, it's better than nothing! Her books are really introspective, which is wonderful and sort of a downer at the same time.… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/19/17

Homemaking, Saving money

Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

As a reminder, we are pinching pennies with the cost of our future (rental) home, and the process of moving to it, in mind. This week was pretty frugal. Here's what we did to save money: We took our snacks and lunch with us We went to Macon on Sunday to visit the Ocmulgee National… Continue reading Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan (August 17-23) | and Recap

We are in week two of spending less at the grocery store, and going down from eating out once a week to only once a month (two more weeks to go on that!) Last week, I stuck to the plan but the nights didn't match the meals (not that it matters). Here's a recap of… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan (August 17-23) | and Recap

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 8/16/17

Yesterday, Elizabeth had a checkup and she's now in the 99% for height and 97% for weight. Hehe, big girl. No wonder she's in 2T/3T at 13 months. ^_^ I was pleased to see that her iron was at 12.5 (it's gotta be the grits she has for breakfast every morning). She didn't even care… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/16/17

Day Trips, Saving money

Ocmulgee National Monument

As I mentioned in my post a few days ago, we are trying to go on day trips every Sunday before I start getting big and uncomfortable. The trips have to be free or low cost, excluding the price of gasoline, and we are taking all of our food and drink with us. :) Yesterday,… Continue reading Ocmulgee National Monument