Gamifying Homeschool for Older Children

Gamifying Homeschool for Older Children

Do you use games in your homeschool? Games are a great tool for making learning fun and increasing retention of information. Making learning a game, is also know as gamification. Often times we think of games for younger children but guest poster Jeriann Watkins shares about ways to use games in your older children’s learning. Gamification has been a hot topic in the last few years, and there are tons of fun ways to incorporate it into homeschool assignments. … Continue reading →

How I Feed My Family of 6 For $100 a Week

How I Feed my Family of 6 on a $100 Week Frugal Grocery Budget

I must confess to you I am not the most organized person, which can make monthly grocery shopping on a frugal grocery budget, or money diet as my oldest daughter calls it, a bit of a challenge.  But let me assure you it still is possible! I love the old saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Due to pay cuts and the poor economy I found myself needing to slash my family’s grocery budget from about … Continue reading →

How I Became A Monthly Grocery Shopping Convert

How I Became a Monthly Grocery Shopping Convert

I recently became a monthly grocery shopping convert out of necessity. I refused for many years because it did not retrieve positive memories of my childhood living in the middle of nowhere! Monthly grocery shopping was a necessity growing up and I loved the variety I had when I moved to the city as an adult and was able to shop weekly and at a moments notice. How I Started I grew up in Big Bend National … Continue reading →