We've made it back into our homeschool routine here, sort of. You see, we haven't been able to enjoy any outdoor nature studies yet because mosquitoes are the devil! Just five minutes outdoors and those tiny demons issue a full on assault. As much as I hate them, they are not the only pest we are dealing with.Read More
Matt has one of those loft style bunk beds that has the desk underneath it. On the desk you will find a collection of trinkets, Minecraft books, coding manuals, his xbox, PC and a lamp. The lamp is necessary, because the bed above blocks out most of the light from above, but we always had the issue of the light bulb getting too hot underneath his mattress.Read More
Today is the day, our first official day of a week and half spring cleaning break. Sure, we will have some fun and the kids are bound to veg out thankful that we are done with testing, but first we are tackling the spring cleaning list.
First on that list, packing away all of the winter clothes. I admit, I just moved the coats, snow-pants and boots from the entryway. It snowed again just three weeks ago, I was a little nervous to move them out of site until the weather stayed in the 40's at night.Read More
We started using essential oils in our home years ago. A mixture of lavender and orange or lemon added to a calming dusting spray. Tea tree oil and lemon oil for an all purpose cleaner. Various oils in a bath to help calm the nerves or clear a stuffy head. Tea tree oil is our go to oil for so many things and needless to say we go through a lot of it. Lucky me, Apothecary Extracts provided me the opportunity to try out their tee tree oil just as my current bottle was running low.Read More