Free Homeschool Resources

Free Homeschool Resources

Free Homeschool Resources The decision for us to Homeschool only recently was made, but I have spent a great deal of time gathering and collecting all the resources for this new journey that I can. I plan to share those with you in groups as much as possible. So here is a list of free […]

5 Foodie Pins for 4th of July

5 Foodie Pins for 4th of July

Here are my top 5 Foodie Pins for the 4th of July! See if you are looking for delicious recipes for your 4th of July party, start here first.   Red, White & Blue Tie Dyed Cake Fruit Kabobs Red, White & Blue Rice Krispies 4th of July Drink Red, White & Blue Marshmallows   […]

How To Move To Alaska (Purging)

This is my first post in my guide on: How To Move To Alaska. I will be either writing more posts as I go along or I’ll turn into a static page for those interested in the entire process. But first things first… Obviously I advise you have money, time and HOUSE in place. But […]

Short Winter Days?

You would think that with the minutes of daylight we are losing heading into Winter here in Alaska that the days would be short. You always hear all about those short winter days in the great white north.  Yet to tell you the truth…I can’t decipher if the days are short, flying by or going […]

Settled In Monday

Settled In Monday

It’s Monday…the 21st and 10 days after arriving in Alaska…we are officially settled. Settled in on Monday morning. Last week the two youngest kids were able to enroll and get off to school quite easily and rather quickly. But Brodie on the other hand, hung out with me all week until we could get her […]

A normal weekend

This is the first “normal” weekend we have had here in Alaska since the start of our Great Adventure.  I use normal so obviously loosely. What is normal when you just moved your family of 5 across the country to a place so dramatically different from what they are somewhat used to. I take that […]

The Great Adventure

The Great Adventure

It was a fairly beautiful late spring day in Arizona and I was in a horrendous mood. A mood that had thus far seemed to match my year. Frustrating. Full of anxiety. Annoyed. Confused. Needing…I was needing something I couldn’t pinpoint.   So I hopped in my car with kids in tow and drove. I […]

I’m Chuck

I’m Chuck

I awoke this morning to two amazing texts messages, one from my BFF and the other from a friend saying “Morning Chuck”.  I’m Chuck. It’s my newest alter ego and the back story is long, complicated but mostly hilarious. The fact of the matter is I awoke this morning euphoric. I sat poolside last night […]

5 Valentines Day Kid Crafts

5 Valentines Day Kid Crafts

We are just days away from Valentines Day. Which means the kids are bringing home permission slips for the class parties and wanting to have cards to take to school. So how about we save money and do some crafts ourselves?! Here is a list of 5 Valentines Day Kid Crafts to solve this problem!! […]

Polish Your Nails for Valentine’s Day

Polish Your Nails for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and that means we are going to start seeing red, hearts, chocolate and a lot of flowers. Whether you celebrate the day or not – it’s sometimes fun to just do something for yourself, so why not polish and primp those nails!? So here are 5 great nail […]