Sweet Lip Balm

By Holly Giles | DIY , Simple Living

I have wanted to try my hand at making lip balm for a long time.  I tucked the idea in the back of my mind, especially since Grant has such skin allergies and dry lips.  We have been through many tubes of lip balm, and at the price of “natural”, my wallet is chapped! At […]

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Reading around the Farm

By Holly Giles | homeschooling

Reading Learning to read can cause frustration throughout a household and within family and friend circles.  When I first began working with Grayson, he was interested in reading. However, when Grant came along, reading was the last thing on his list! Comparison is just human nature. But as homeschool moms become wiser through trial and error. We realize, […]

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The Truth About Family Camping

By Holly Giles | Florida , Great Outdoors

How do I plan a Family Camping Trip?  The anticipation of cooler days is approaching.  Our annual fall family camping trips come to mind.  This past spring, we seemed to hit a camping marathon, three trips in five weeks, that left me pondering the ideal versus the reality of family camping trips! Just the word “camp” sounds fun doesn’t it? […]

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