Archive for the Healthy Living Category

Lunch Ideas for Busy Homeschooling Families

Lunches for Homeschooling Families Looking to break out of the (mac & cheese) box? We asked our community of Idaho homeschool mommas to share their go-to lunches for busy home educating families. Here’s what they recommended: Hot Lunches   Grilled cheese sandwiches with bacon Mini pizzas on english muffins or bagels Hot ham or roast beef sandwiches Fried Egg Sandwiches Baked potatoes V8, warmed as soup (add Italian seasonings and sprinkle parmesan on top) Pasta with jarred marinara sauce or pesto

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Split Pea, Lima Bean, and Mushroom Soup

Split Pea, Lima Bean, and Mushroom Soup   by Jessi Webb   Today is a good day. The weather is beautiful. The house is clean. The boys are resting. Dinner is made. And it’s only 3 pm. The day is young!   Did I mention that the house was clean? I mean REALLY CLEAN. Like under the rugs clean. Blinds and windowsills clean. Baseboards and door-jams clean. Today my a-maz-ing husband gave me the gift of time. In spite of

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The Art of Exercising with Kids

The Art of Exercising with Kids     By Jessi Webb   As a homeschooling mom of three busy boys, I know how difficult it can be to get anything done, let alone make time for exercise. But may I encourage you not to make this your excuse? There are things in life we simply have to accomplish in a day, and one way or another we manage to get them done (when was the last time you went without dinner?). So

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Easy Holiday Pork Roast

Easy Holiday Pork Roast   By Shauna Webb   This time of year is so full of bombarding busyness and frantic fun. We love all the special things that go with the holidays… and yet …Guess what next Tuesday is: NOTHING!! For the first time in I-don’t-even-remember-how-long, there is NOTHING planned outside of my home! I am so-o-o looking forward to that day on my calendar! Happy tears, y’all. Happy tears.   Sometimes I rely on my crockpot a little

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How to Make Time for Exercise

How to Make Time for Exercise by Jessi Webb “I don’t have time to exercise” is probably one of the most common excuses for not making exercise a part of our lives. As homeschooling parents, we can really max ourselves out, but we have to find ways to take care of our bodies. We make time for the things that are most important to us. So I encourage you today to evaluate your life and see where you can find some

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