Last night, I was sitting at Boy Scouts, chatting to a mom I had just met. She said, “I really just want to be here, and participate. I always volunteer. I don’t want to volunteer. Can’t I just participate??” In that moment, I felt like she could have been my soul-sister. I feel that. The burnout. […]
Happy October! It’s officially pumpkin season – pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bread, pumpkin coffee, pumpkin pie, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin! I’m not ashamed to admit, I love it In the spirit of the season (pumpkin season that is ;)) I thought I’d get my kids together and get a little crafty and make some […]
I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan. I love the books and read every last one as it came out (often, overnight after picking it up from the store at midnight) and watched all of the movies just as obsessively. I have been quite protective of the books in our home- I want Bug to […]
I am excited to review Middlebury Interactive Languages for you (again)! Last year, Bug had the pleasure of using their Spanish for grades 3-5 (first semester) and this year, Bug has been working on Middle School Spanish Year One with Middlebury. This language program is entirely online, and is, hands-down, the best independent computer-based language program I have […]
Today, I wanted to give you a closer look at “What’s in the Box?” for Mother Goose Time Preschool. This is a program we have been using for years, and are just madly in love with. It’s easy to teach, it’s fun, and it makes me feel like the world’s coolest mom. How many homeschool curriculum […]
I have had this cinnamon roll recipe for I don’t know how long. I kind of think my mom got it from a friend back when I was 11 or 12, and I still remember how excited we all were to have cinnamon rolls that were even better than Cinnabon. Seriously, once you have them, you […]
Reposted from 2013 as a flash freebie to celebrate its addition to our new shop! This pack has TONS of cute stuff in it for Halloween: Word Wall Cards See it, Write it (I print two sets of these, one set is cut and put up as the word wall, the second is laminated and […]
A delicious roll cookie that has the wonderful flavor of pumpkin spice! This recipe yields about 2 dozen cookies depending on the size of your cookie cutters.