50 States Series: Iowa

I am so excited about our next stop on the 50 States tour - Iowa. Find printables, recipes, activities and more to make the most of your study. :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

I have driven through Iowa several times, but only on my way through to another destination. I have stopped off in Des Moines during a college choir tour, but we didn’t get to do much sight-seeing. However, I do remember driving through Iowa with a friend on our way back from a conference in Minnesota. On […]

64 Cooling Icebox Cake Recipes

During the super hot days of summer, no one wants to use the oven. Check out these cooling Icebox Cake Recipes, that don't require heat! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

Having lived in the south for most of my life, I learned to appreciate meals that didn’t require cooking…or at least ones that didn’t require the use of the oven. Anything to help keep the house cooler was a plus. And my kids love desserts, so icebox cakes were a huge hit in our house, […]

50 States Series: Indiana

I am so excited about our next stop on the 50 States tour - Indiana. Find printables, recipes, activities and more to make the most of your study. :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

I am so happy we have finally landed in Indiana on our 50 States tour! We have lived in Indiana for the past four years and we love it. The state is rich with history and there are so many wonderful day trips and sites to see. We love taking day trips and just driving […]

89 Refreshing Summer Popsicle Recipes

Who doesn't love a delicious, refreshing popsicle on a hot summer day? Check out these amazing recipes! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

My kids have recently figured out they can make their own popsicles. We have used our own sugar-free fruit punch drinks to start, but now they want to know all the different flavors they can make and create themselves. They are thoroughly fascinated with the process of creating them and then they set timers to […]

Over 270 Meals Kids Can Cook

Kids can learn to cook from the time they can hold a spoon. Teach them how with this HUGE list of recipes Kids Can Cook! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

Do your kids love to help in the kitchen? I know mine do, but with their ages I’m not always doing something they can help with. As they get older, I realize they don’t know as much about preparing meals as they should, so I decided to change that this summer. I went on the […]

50 States Series: Idaho

Our next stop on the 50 States tour is Idaho. Find printables, recipes, activities and more to make the most of your study. :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

While I have been out west, I have never been north, which includes Idaho. I have several friends who moved out there a couple years ago and I do enjoy their beautiful pictures. I would love to take the kids out there sometime and just see the mountains and take some of the hikes I’ve […]

60 Delicious Canning Recipes

Summer is the time for gardening, which means canning. Check out these 60 Delicious Canning recipes to use after the harvest! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

When we moved to a more rural area I just knew this was my time for canning. I got all the equipment and I was set…only to figure out it really took a lot longer to learn than I had time with 4 little ones running around. However, with my strict diet I have been […]