Homemade pink applesauce from scratch! Simple, easy, and healthy.
When I first started homeschooling I was as anti-schedule as anti-schedule gets. I hated schedules, lists, routines, or anything that felt ‘restrictive’. I wanted to be a free spirit with my kids! Well, after trying it, I realized that doesn’t actually work. Not if you have goals. After I realized that some sort of schedule… Continue reading Homeschool Scheduling
I love looking into words when studying the scriptures, and you will see that as a recurring theme in these Coffee Break articles. I like looking at single words and phrases mostly because it helps me to understand true biblical language in its proper context. I believe we must look to the Bible as our… Continue reading Quickened by God
6 eggs1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese, broken into chunks1/3 cup Heavy cream Unbaked Pie crust (link)Salt pepper to tasteAbout 1-2 cups Veggie of choice (chopped) Preheat oven to 350degreesPut an unbaked pie crust into an ungreased pie pan or cake panAdd eggs, cream, salt, pepper, and cheese into vitamix and blend medium (4-5) for about 10… Continue reading Vitamix quiche
Makes two flaky and crispy 9” pie crusts 2 (4oz) sticks of Cold unsalted butter2 2/3 cup all purpose flour (we use Einkorn) with extra for rolling1 teaspoon Salt1 cup Cold Water Use a grater to shred the cold butter into a bowlAdd flour and salt, and gently combine with a fork, making sure to… Continue reading Simple and Easy Pie crust
Proverbs is a book of wisdom, and chapter 31 is not lacking in that respect. In fact, there is so much wisdom in that one chapter that one post will never do it justice. I hope to touch on this topic again later, and let this post suffice to be an introduction into what I’ve… Continue reading Proverbial woman
In part one we discussed making a plan for your homeschool, now we will implement it as we look at the different curriculum and options. (If you missed part one you can see it here) To make things easier to find I will divide the curriculums into 3 categories and explain how each one fits… Continue reading Choosing the Right Curriculum Part Two: Picking the Right Fit
I was once told that ‘Every Bible verse is applicable if you read it in the right context.’ Many times when I’m reading I find myself referring back to that statement and challenging myself to make it so. While the Bible does have beautiful stories, moving poetry, and solid history: I do not believe as… Continue reading Reading the Bible to Live it
(This post has affiliate links, but they are way at the bottom! Affiliate links cost you nothing but may give me a commission.) One of the biggest questions a homeschooler faces is ‘Which curriculum is best?’ and I would like to offer a slightly different question ‘Which curriculum is right for my family?’ You see,… Continue reading Choosing the Right Curriculum Part 1: The Plan
If you are considering starting a homeschool in North Carolina, you are not alone. With the government closures, attendance limits, and uncertainty about whether masks or vaccines will be mandatory, many people are choosing to homeschool. In fact, 'The North State Journal' reports that the filings for new homeschools had nearly tripled in 2020 saying… Continue reading How to Start a Homeschool in N.C.