5 Ingredients for an Awesome Father’s Day {that you won’t find on a shopping list}

Disclaimer:  You might not want your kiddos reading this (over your shoulder or otherwise).  Just saying.  *wink*   My husband is a superhero.  He works hard throughout the week to provide for our family.  He works hard at home fixing things around...

My Secret Trick to Keeping a Tidy Home {for the Chronically Distracted}

I love a tidy home, but my zeal for cleaning has to be conjured up.  Dug up like my wedding ring fell off in the garden and I wasn't wearing gloves that day.  I mean, prayed ALL THE WAY up from the depths of my soul. (Perhaps it's time for a CONFESSION!!!)   TIDY...

Our First Year Homeschooling in Review: Was it Worth It?

This past week, we wrapped up our first year as homeschoolers.  That thing I said I would NEVER do?  Well, WE DID IT.   WHY I NEVER WANTED TO HOMESCHOOL Homeschooling was always a mystery to me.  I grew up attending private schools.  I...

THIS is why it’s so hard to keep friends.

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission from any purchase made at no additional cost to you.  You can find the full disclosure policy here. Last week, we talked about the importance of friends, and  how...

Looking for Your Tribe? Try this.

Have you found your tribe? If you have, you are blessed!  Cherish them!  There are so many reasons to connect with people.  Friends offer support, advice, prayer, laughter, accountability, and so much more. Maybe you are in the market for a clan of...
3 Ways to Foster Gratitude in Your Home

3 Ways to Foster Gratitude in Your Home

How do we teach our kids to be grateful, especially when they have so many material things--even more than we may have had ourselves as kids? I've come to the conclusion that it's about more than teaching them social etiquette--to say "please" and "thank you." It's...

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Couponing for the Minimalist

Couponing for the Minimalist

This post includes affiliate links.  Read my full disclosure here.   Have you seen the TLC series Extreme Couponing? If you've seen the show, you have seen people roll overflowing carts through the grocery stores, with hefty binders full of perfectly sorted...

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I’m Kat–a homeschooling mom of four beautiful, high-energy kiddos.

I love spontaneous road trips, checklists, time alone in the bathroom, and a good DIY project.

I’m on a mission to savor motherhood in its entirety–the good, the not-so-good, and the downright ridiculous.

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