Creative Home Projects Bundle 2020

Hey Guys!

Today i have something fun to share, it’s another Ultimate Bundle! If you have been following my blog for awhile, then you know how much i love Ultimate Bundles. This new bundle, the Creative Home Projects Bundle, is no exception.

What i love most about all Ultimate Bundles, is that you get so many products for such a low price.

Here is what’s included in their Creative Home Projects Bundle:

  • 30 eBooks
  • 14 Tutorials & Templates
  • 11 eCourses
  • 9 Workbooks & Printables

You get all those amazing products for under $20! If you were to buy all those products individually, you would end up spending over $1200!! Do you see now why i love them?!

Also, this bundle couldn’t have been released at a better time. The weather is getting colder, that means we are spending more & more time inside, and what better way to spend that time than by doing different projects.

The thing about Ultimate Bundles is that they are only around for a short period of time, so if you are interested in this bundle, act now. This bundle goes away on 10/23/20 at 11:59 pm ET.

Grab your copy today!

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October Books

Hey Guys!

Today i’m sharing what we are reading in October.

Samuel (10th Grade)

The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner Book 2)

Dasean (7th Grade)

Back Before Dark (Code of Silence Book 2)

Karina (4th Grade)

The Never Girls Collection, book 2

Cruz & Lincoln (1st Grade & Preschool)

Fish Out of Water

Good Night Gorilla

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Ice Cream Summer

Sheep in a Jeep

Veronica (Me)

When No One Is Watching

Read Aloud

The Knight at Dawn (Magic Tree House, book 2)

That’s all we are reading this month. What are you reading?

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Coffee Recipes

Hey Guys!

As you all know, i love coffee! With this whole Covid-19 thing going on i stopped going to coffee shops and started making my own fancy coffee at home. Today i’m sharing 2 of my favorite recipes.

Iced Caramel Macchiato

  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Syrup
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Cold coffee
  • Caramel sauce

Add the vanilla syrup to the bottom of your cup. Top with ice, milk and coffee. Finally add a drizzle of caramel sauce to the top and enjoy! So yummy & easy to make!

Crockpot Pumpkin Spice Latte (perfect for Fall)

  • 6 cups of coffee (cold)
  • 5 cups of whole milk
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • whipped cream (optional)

Pour coffee, whole milk, and heavy cream into crockpot. In a mixing bowl, mix together pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Add pumpkin mixture to crockpot, and whisk to combine. Cook on high for 2 hours. Then ladle into a cup, add some whipped cream and cinnamon on top and enjoy!

I hope you enjoy these 2 recipes as much as i do. What’s your favorite way to enjoy coffee; hot, cold or blended?

1st Trimester Pregnancy Update

Hi Guys!

In case you didn’t already know, i’m pregnant! I’m currently 14 weeks pregnant with our 6th baby.

Baby number 6

Since, i’m now in my 2nd trimester i thought i would give a little recap of how the 1st trimester went.

I found out i was pregnant on June 3rd, much to my surprise.

On July 6th i had my first doctor appointment & ultrasound. During my ultrasound they discovered i have a subchorionic hematoma. Which basically means i have a blood clot near the baby. My doctor said because of this, my chances for having a miscarriage were pretty high. We were able to hear the heartbeat at that appointment, so i was feeling better about it all.

At my next appointment, on August 3rd, we were still able to hear the baby’s heartbeat and i had the screening test for down syndrome. We also were able to find out the gender during this screening test.

As far as symptoms go, i’ve been pretty lucky this time around. I have only had some very mild nausea and that’s it. I’ve also only gained 1 pound during my 1st trimester. It all feels like it is going pretty smoothly.

We are all excited about this new baby and i can’t wait to share the gender with you all.

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My Homeschool Co-op Experience

When we first started homeschooling, i had thought about joining a co-op, but at the time it didn’t make sense as we were pretty unstable (moving state to state, pregnancies, etc.). Come January 2019, 6 years into homeschooling, we finally joined a co-op for the first time.

homeschool co-op

Towards the middle of January, i had heard about a new co-op starting the first week of February. I had been praying so hard in the months leading up to that, that something might come along for our children, as i was just feeling like they were needing something more. Some other people to connect with, who live similar lives.

I went to the information meeting the week before the first classes were to start. I was honestly pretty nervous (being that i’m a really shy introvert) and was continually trying to talk myself out of going to that meeting all day long. But i’m glad i forced myself to go and even more pleased that we joined this co-op.

Most of my kids were on board for joining a co-op, a few were hesitant, but after our first day all of my kids loved it and couldn’t wait for the next week.

Now, because we have never been a part of a co-op before, i have nothing to compare it to. I do know, that since this was this co-op’s first year, things were pretty much trail and error. And i believe next semester will run even more smoothly.

If you have been wanting to give a co-op a try, but have been on the fence about it, I say go for it, the worst that could happen is you absolutely hate it, and if that happens you can always drop out. You won’t know until you try, right?

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