DIY Map Art

I just love maps.  And I love to decorate with maps.  Apparently, I’m not the only one. Have you checked out Pottery Barn recently? image via This beauty retails for $349.  That requires some serious money.  To DIY, you’d have to have some serious wood skills. There must be an easier way! Enter the humble 50 cent wooden yard sale puzzle.  With a … [Read more...]

Encouragement for the Weary Home School Mom

  It’s that time of year again.  You can see the light at the end of the tunnel.  What you thought was a great idea in September – is it still working now?  Are you feeling tired?  Overwhelmed?  Don’t worry – traditional classroom teachers feel that way too (I’ve been there). Today I want to encourage you, weary mom, to keep on, little by little, with daily “small … [Read more...]