Creating Timelines with Free Printables & Resources

Timeline Resources by

Affiliate links are used in this post. Do you use a timeline with your history study? We do! In fact, we have 3 different timelines - one on the wall, an index card timeline and a notebook timeline. It is a great way for kids to visualize the flow of historical events. I have … [continue]

Free Printable Game ~ Gone Fishin’ ABC’s

Gone Fishin Game by

Gone Fishin Game download I made a game for my boys to practice their ABC’s using magnetic pieces and fish. They really enjoy it and the pieces are easy to pick up, just make sure you attach a good size magnetic piece to the fish and rod.  I am really happy with how the game turned […]


Homeschool Planning with Evernote

Homeschool Planning with Evernote by Sprouting

This post contains affiliate links to products that I use and recommend to others.  I have started writing a series on using Evernote for managing your everyday life. My first post explained how to get started with Evernote, such as setting up your account, creating stacks, notebooks, notes and tags. For this post, I will explain how I use […]


10 Ways to Save Time & Money with 4 Boys

10 Ways to Save Money by Sprouting Tadpoles

Having four growing boys in the house means that I have a lot of dirty clothes, no food, no clean towels and a toilet seat that stays UP all the time! I am the only female in my house now that my daughter moved away (she is 18 and eager to be on her own). I […]


How to Organize Your Life with Evernote

Organizing yourself with Evernote by Sprouting Tadpoles

Do you use Evernote instead of binders for organizing? Have you heard of Evernote? Have you seen it? Maybe you even use it a little? I have been using Evernote for a while now and it is my go to for organization. There are two reasons for this:           (1) Everything you put into Evernote is searchable.             […]


Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

Operation Christmas Child

  2013 Samaritan’s Purse. All rights reserved. Used with permission Operation Christmas Child is a program through Samaritan’s Purse that delivers Christmas shoeboxes full of goodies to kids in other countries. We have been packing shoe boxes for many years and I can’t encourage others enough in contributing to this wonderful cause. I save shoeboxes throughout the […]