Author Archives : Sarah

Science STEM Gifts for Kids


STEM Science gifts really are the gift that keeps on giving. These fun gifts of learning can foster and create a lifelong passion for science and technology.  We are a new homeschooling family, but even before we made the leap from the public school bandwagon we were always big on science. It seemed that each Christmas or birthday included some…

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30 Board Games to Give as Gifts

30 Board Games to Give As Gifts


Our family loves board games and we always end up with a new one as a gift. There is nothing more fun than family game night with all the kids. We try to start them early on Candy Land but soon they’re kicking butt at poker dice. Games really are a family treasure.  Board Games for Preschoolers Don’t Step in…

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LEGO Gifts For Every Budget


LEGO is quite possibly the most popular toy in our house. Everyone loves to build, create and play with LEGO whether young or old. This Holiday season you can’t go wrong with giving LEGO as a gift! Kids and collectors alike, this list has something for everyone and something for every budget.  Lego gifts under $10 Lego City Coast Guard…

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8 Learning Websites for Kids


It has been kind of a struggle to find our groove for learning, being our first year of homeschooling. We are doing a split-time operation with the family school and I haven’t quite adjusted to the traditional aspect of schooling yet. I’m not very traditional. The appeal of homeschooling, for me, was to be the opposite of traditional and in…

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Top 5 Day Trip Destinations in New Mexico


New Mexico is a truly enchanting place to live. It’s a place where the most interesting attractions are no more than a days drive in every direction. There is tons of history and culture to explore as a family. A couple hour car ride and you can transport to the most impressive natural wonders or historical monuments. Albuquerque’s central location…

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Back to School crafts


To be honest with you all, this school year rocked me.  I am typically pretty on top of things and don’t have too much of an issue working out a new routine. This year was different. I now have two kids in school. One in preK, one is half homeschooled and the littlest one is home with me. I also am working from…

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