25 Easy and Frugal Recipes Using Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a staple at my house, especially during the fall and winter. It’s one of my favorite things to cook with. It is so affordable to cook these favorites for my busy homeschooling family of five. Even my kids can help make many of these recipes! They’re so easy and fast to prepare. These are the best oatmeal recipes on the internet! Give them a try. Read more

14 Fall Craft Projects for Busy Homeschool Moms

These autumn crafts are sure to be a big hit and break up the time in your day with some fun artsy things to do with leaves, acorns, apples, halloween, fall trees, and apples! Grab your scissors and glue, and enjoy these easy, kid-friendly activities! Read more

25 Delicious One-Pot (Frugal) Recipes for Your Dutch Oven

One-pot (dutch oven) cooking is the way to go for frugal homeschooling moms with busy families. We often need easy-to-make (even kids can help prep or even cook) family meals on a budget. Last week, I brought you the best dutch oven pots, recipe books, and accessories. Now I’ve got a list of 25 awesome and amazing-looking one-pot recipes for them. Give some of these a try with me – they look delicious.

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Free Homeschool Printables: Fall Pumpkins, Apples, Leaves, and More!

Apples, Pumpkins, Leaves, and just a cornucopia of fall-themed FREE homeschool printables!  While going through my emails, Facebook groups, and more, I’ve found these awesome FREE homeschool printables, and just wanted to share them with you! Read more

Frugal Cook Tips: Top 25 Dutch Ovens and Recipe Books

I am so tired of meals that get cold or soggy during the hours between the time I cook them and the time we actually get to eat them. Our busy lives require me to prepare meals earlier in the day, then eat them after our we return from our evening events, often at 7:30 or 8pm. So, this fall I’m going to be doing a lot of one-pot cooking, which will simplify things for me, and give my crockpot a rest. The recipes are usually so affordable (recipe roundup coming up next week on the best dutch oven recipes – watch for it!). Anyway, for now, I thought I’d highlight the top 25 Dutch Ovens and Dutch Oven cookbooks that I could find. Read more

From the Archives: One of My First Blog Posts EVER

Wow, I found this old post, way way deep in my archives of The Frugal Homeschooling Mom blog. It had been unpublished, and I’m not sure how that happened! It must have happened a year ago whenever I made a switch in blog hosts. I’ve found it interesting to go waaaaayyyyyy back into my blog posts, and pull up the old things I wrote.

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