Category: Humor

A Magazine-Style Quiz That Offers Real Insight

Growing up I always loved to take those quizzes one finds in teen magazines about “What Kind of Student Are You?”, or “What Type Of Boy Should You Date?”, or “Find Out How You Should Spend Your Weekend!”. I would always eagerly answer each question hopeful that this quiz would provide me with useful information Read More

Your Child Can Attend the Catholic College of Your Dreams

Everyone is talking about the college bribing scandal, and the lengths some wealthy parents went to to secure their childrens’ admission into a few Ivy League schools. Although somewhat shocking, we need to admit that nothing is more important than enrolling our children into top schools by any means necessary. As Catholics, we know it’s Read More

The Gift That Keeps On Giving, And Reduces Nagging Too!

It can be hard to find the right gift for your husband year after year. He has all the gadgets and clothes he needs, and you really don’t want another do-dad taking up space in the master bedroom. You’ve searched high and low for the best experience gifts but finding the pickings on Groupon pretty Read More

An Honest Real Estate Ad

For rent: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, asking (a reasonable sum of money considering we live in NJ) per month Cute bungalow with dark hardwoods through out; great for hiding dark pet fur, and your brunette husband’s beard trimmings. Squeaky floors will deter late night trips to the fridge and promptly wake your sleeping babes for Read More

Enjoy a Spend Free Weekend

In an effort to stay on top of trends, I’m writing my version of a post I’ve seen all over Pinterest. The ‘Spend-Free’ weekend (or week, or month, or sometimes longer if you have a fully stocked pantry of beans). I’m not really to sure why someone would want to voluntarily undertake a spend-free amount Read More

Summer Plans For The Ambitiously Lazy

Most of civilized society is enjoying summer break. For homeschoolers, summer is indistinguishable from the rest of the year because you’re still yelling at your kids all the time, the only difference is now everyone is hot and sweaty. For families with children home from a brick and mortar school, it can be an adjustment Read More

Seven Ways I’m Caring For My Middle Aged Self

Self care is a popular, if not sometimes controversial topic for bloggers these days. Some people abhor the word, while others use it to describe everything from naps to gym memberships. I don’t mind the term and use it in my writing, but I don’t think I’ve ever defined it before and perhaps should do Read More

Valentines For Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday/ St. Valentine’s Day/ the Feast of Sts Cyril and Methodius is right around the corner! How about a few more Valentines to help you celebrate the start of Lent with your sweetheart? DONE! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Need more Valentines? Find some HERE and HERE. On Sunday, we leave for Read More

Sensible Online Etiquette

  Like most folks who spend any time online, I notice that conversations can quickly get out of hand. A simple status or blog post can launch a barrage of angry comments and responses, and pull otherwise sensible people away from their families for longer than they should to argue about something that ultimately doesn’t Read More

Seven Steps to Miraculous Bone Broth

Y’all know I like to be on the cutting edge of food trends. Whatever the cool people are eating, drinking or using as an enema¬†– I am all about it! That’s why when I noticed all the recipes popping up on Pinterest and Facebook for bone broth, I knew I had to learn more or Read More

{SQT} Fall Fashion Forecast For Homeschoolers

It’s homeschool fashion week in New York! All the latest and greatest homeschool designers are debuting their looks for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. As someone who always aspires to be on the cutting edge of homeschool fashion, I follow BTHS fashion week closely. Thankfully, it looks like I’ll be able to reuse a few Read More

Summer Schedules For Parents Who Cannot Even

1. After about a day of no school, our household quickly descends into a free for all, every man for himself, Lord of the Flies type environment. As much as I enjoy a break from the work that homeschooling entails, without some structure to our day, our house and I are usually a couple of Read More

By Request, A Capsule Wardrobe For Speakers

If you’re a blogger with any following, it won’t be long until you start to get emails from people who want you to write about their product or company or share their link or article. Typically, they can’t offer you compensation but they’ll be happy to promote your post on their social media channels where Read More

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