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Stay At Home Mom & Home School – Patience Plus Perseverance
Stay At Home Mom & Home School – Patience Plus Perseverance

Have you ever wished you were born with a button? Wait! You were! A belly button! Unfortunately, that’s not the button I’m referring to. The button I wish I had would be easily accessible. I could push it when everything in life just seemed overwhelming and would grant me some much-needed patience. A touch of that button and voila! Calm.…

Halloween Costumes For Kids – 2019
Halloween Costumes For Kids – 2019

Well, the great dilemma of October 2019 has officially begun! We’re down to 29 days before we fill our stash of sugar in the candy bowl. Halloween is nearing, and with the leaves turning colors and blowing around, we’re feeling autumn in its finest form. (I can’t wait to head into civilization tomorrow and buy some pumpkins!) While my excitement…

Tip Tuesday – Homeschooling And Focus
Tip Tuesday – Homeschooling And Focus

  Top of the morning to you, Friends! Thank you for stopping by for another Tuesday tip from this new homeschooling mom! Today’s advice will be all about focus. Sometimes, it’s a lack thereof, but not today. No way! We are going to zoom right into why it is crucial to keep your focus as you’re homeschooling your little people.…

Staying At Home ~ One Income In A Two Income World
Staying At Home ~ One Income In A Two Income World

Can it be done? What’s that, you ask? How can a family of four survive on one income in this world that deceives us by making us believe that two incomes is necessary? Of course, we know that anything is possible, right? Do you really believe that phrase? I’ll be honest. I never used to believe it. After all, how…

Tip Tuesday ~ Home School Tip For The Busy Family
Tip Tuesday ~ Home School Tip For The Busy Family

Hey, Hey! Welcome! It’s that time of the week again when I, the new stay-at-home-mama, get to share some words of wisdom with you. If you’re just visiting for the first time, greetings! Let me give you a quick recap. As of a couple of months ago, I ditched my job and became a stay-at-home-mom. New this fall, began a…

Popcorn For Dinner?  We Think Yes!
Popcorn For Dinner? We Think Yes!

Popcorn For Dinner  Being a stay at home mom has many advantages.  One of which is having time to prepare dinner without being rushed.  However, there are days that it isn’t possible.  We sometimes opt for popcorn.  You may be wondering if we’ve fallen off the crazy train by thinking popcorn for dinner is a good choice.  Well, to clarify,…

Tip Tuesday! – Home School & Work From Home!
Tip Tuesday! – Home School & Work From Home!

Is it even possible to both home school my children AND work from home? I never thought it could be done. I didn’t know how I would jump into homeschooling our two kiddos and try to earn some income online simultaneously. There are days when I still don’t think it’s possible, but I’m sure giving it an honest effort! Take…

Should You Buy An Air Fryer? – For Sure!
Should You Buy An Air Fryer? – For Sure!

Newfangled Kitchen Appliances Who has room for more appliances in the kitchen? I don’t need another appliance taking up space! Go back and read my post about how long it took me to use my new KitchenAid mixer. I’m picky about what gets left out on our counters, as kitchens are generally never big enough for one person it seems.…

Tip Tuesday – Routines For Home School?
Tip Tuesday – Routines For Home School?

Welcome to a new installment of Tip Tuesday at our Making Mountain Memories blog! The kids and I are glad you joined us! We’ve been doing some experimenting with routines over the past couple of weeks and would love to share with you what we’re learning about whether we want a set schedule. Should there be a home school routine?…

How Much Should Dads Pitch In At Home?
How Much Should Dads Pitch In At Home?

New stay-at-home mom here! We’re about three full weeks into our new routine, and I’ve learned a lot! I want to share with you some things that have entered my mind over the past weeks, while the Mister was at work and I was home teaching our littles. The burning question though, if you’re interested, is how much should dads…