Patricia Purcell knows how hard it is to get kids off junk food. Her 6 tried-and-true ideas bring the family together around fun and nutrition!Read More »
9 Surefire Ways to Eat Healthy & Stay On Budget!
Patricia Purcell shares her 9 best practices to eat healthy for her family, with beginner and advanced tips for keeping it on budget.Read More »
10 Sunday Night Secrets to a Successful Week
by Mary Ellen Barrett | There are few things worse than starting your week in a bad frame of mind. Waking up on a Monday morning...Read More »
5 Simple Alternatives To Unhealthy Food Additives
by Abby Sasscer | It becomes second nature that I can spot these unhealthy ingredients without reading the entire ingredients list.Read More »
Easy Mexican Black Bean Soup Recipe – Simple Kitchen Series!
by Abby Sasscer | We here at the little house on the hills are big fans of black beans.Read More »
“30 Minute Meals?” Who’s Got That Long?
John Clark shares ideas for when you've got no time to be in the kitchen, and how to cook meals in less than thirty minutes.Read More »
How to Plan for Easy Dinner Times. No Mess, No Stress!
Stressed out home schooling moms tell me that it is not the actual home schooling that is sapping their strength. It’s not the housework, or yard work, or meal preparation. ...Read More »
No Tap Dancing on the Table: In Praise of the Family Meal
“Last night, I had a dream,” three-year-old Drew announces during dinner. “Oh?” I say. “Yes. There was an alien in my dream and you know what he said, Mom?” “What?” ...Read More »
Elevating Life through Hospitality
In the Odyssey, Homer’s epic about the family as the center of civilization portrays two ways of life—the civilized and the barbaric. The civilized dwell in homes, the barbaric in ...Read More »
Fall Food Prep
Every fall, circumstances in the typical homeschool family line up to create a perfect educational opportunity. First, Mom is wistfully remembering how Dad grilled all summer as she tries to ...Read More »