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8-Year-Old Boy Birthday Gift Ideas

Kyle turns eight at the end of the week and I honestly can't believe that he's really going to be that old. Eight just sounds old to me. I've been really wanting to get Kyle some more intentional gifts this year instead of toys because I feel like we get him something really cool and fancy and then a week later he is over it, and is back to playing with Legos and Hot Wheels or other things that he's liked for the last five years. This year instead we focused on more practical things for him. Items we know will get used, are still fun, and will actually get played with. 

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Kyle lost his soccer ball sometime in the last year. With soccer starting up again one of his Grandma's bought him a soccer ball and a pump (which we've never had), so that he'll be all set to start soccer in a couple weeks. He's missed being able to play soccer in our backyard and so he's going to love this so much. 

My mom bought him these pop-up soccer goals for him to use in our backyard and I'm honestly super excited about them. I also love playing soccer, so now that we can play one-on-one in the backyard with real goals instead of cardboard boxes seems super fancy to me! Kinsley will get plenty of enjoyment trying to kick the ball into them as well. 

He's been asking for a telescope for the last year and we've always forgotten about it anytime a gift giving moment comes. We'd gotten a $100 Best Buy gift card when we purchased our washer and dryer last month, and used part of that to get him this telescope! It came with a four star review, and a microscope kit too, so I think he's going to love it, and it will come in handy now that we're homeschooling this year too. 

Kyle has been using this Olaf bike helmet for four years now. In as much as it still fits him, he's outgrown it from a maturity standpoint. We purchased him this matte black bike helmet and I think he's going to love cruising up and down the street in his Storm Trooper bike a lot more now that he won't have an enormous carrot sticking out of his head. 

An Experience Gift:
My dad has always been the type of person to just mail checks for birthday's and this year he felt bad and asked if we'd rather do something else, I told him to keep doing what he's doing! This year we're using the check to have a really fun beach day up at Pineview Reservoir. We used the money he sent to buy some cheap beach toys and a pop-up shade tent for the beach, so what he really ended up giving Kyle was the main fun activity that he'll get to do on his special day, and we're so grateful for it! 

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Why We Chose to Homeschool Kyle This School Year

I honestly don't even know how to start this blog post, and definitely don't have a fancy literary way to start this off, so I'll lead with this: 2020 is the worst. Now that we got that out of the way, I wanted to talk about what went into us making the hard decision to homeschool Kyle this upcoming school year, even though we're still planning on sending Kinsley to public school. 


Backing up to a few months ago Kyle was at a private school during the pandemic, did remote learning which wasn't awful, but also not ideal. It took 2+ hours of very hands on course work from me each day, while also having several zoom meetings throughout the week that we had to stay on top of and juggle with all of life's demands. I will say that I loved his school, and after hearing what other kids got in the remote learning deal, I think we fared a lot better than most to be honest. I think Kyle got everything he could of out of second grade academically, despite finishing the last half of the year at home. 

That being said, when we originally thought he was going back to the private school for third grade, I was relieved to hear from the principal that the kids were going to return to school no matter what (unless Utah went back to the red which so far it has not). Then we bought our new home and part of that whole situation was we were buying here for Kyle to go back to the school he went to for Kindergarten and First Grade. He was so excited about that, and at the time I was super jazzed because we'd gotten an email during the summer from the district saying school would be starting full time in the fall. 

Last week we got the rug ripped out from underneath us and were told that our district was going to be doing 1/2 virtual learning and 1/2 in person learning. How it shook out was that kids with a last name in the first half of the alphabet would go to school M/W and remote learn T/TH/F and kids with a last name in the second half of the alphabet would go to school T/TH and remote learn M/W/F. This was strike one for me. 

Strike two through a million were the following: kids that went to school M/W would not be able to make up their in person school day on Fridays if there was a holiday or something that would prevent them from going to school on a Monday. Meaning the kids with a last name in the second half of the alphabet simply get more in person days than the kids in the other half  because of where their last name fell. This meant most weeks I'd be doing all the work at home three days a week, and some weeks would be four days a week. That in and of itself made the entire thing seem useless. 

Other things the school sent out were: Kids would be doing most of their remote work on a screen, and would also be heavily utilizing technology in the classrooms (I didn't want Kyle staring at a screen all day long to complete his work), kids would only be given 15 minutes to eat their lunch in the cafeteria (I've never seen Kyle eat a meal in 15 minutes in my life), kids would be instructed in games at recess where they could play with friends 6 feet a part (I get it but it sounds awful). They would also only get PE and their other specials once per month. 

For me it was just a lot of things that were stacking against each other that made me feel like I wasn't willing to jump through all of the hoops with the school district until things went back to normal. I feel like my mental health has really been struggling through all of this and I realize that my highs and lows are almost entirely based off what the school district is and is not doing. I decided that cutting ties and making decisions for my child on where, when, and how he receives his education puts me in the driver seat. 

If I'm going to be remote learning 3-4 days, I might as well do it five days a week, pick my own curriculum, and not have to jump through a million hoops and zoom meetings to get work done each day. We've homeschooled in the past, and knowing I can get through a day's work in 1-2 hours, report to no one but myself (and the state at some point?), and do it with pen and paper and minimal screens works best for us, although I know and respect that it's not for everyone. 

There are a few obstacles in all of this because we are going to be keeping Kinsley in public school right now. Kinsley simply does not participate in learning at home. She's good for maybe a week and then she's over it and doesn't really want anything to do with it anymore. We need the support of her school team and anything they're willing to help her with. She also gets PT/OT/ and speech services at school which are an amazing blessing in her life. School in general is an amazing blessing in her life and I have so much respect for everyone in education in general, but especially special education. 

Her school did send out a notice saying that if your child has a valid reason for switching from the M/W track to the T/TH track you could apply to have your days switched, which I did, and am crossing my fingers it gets accepted. I am teaching PE at Kyle's old private school two days a week this upcoming school year, and the days I teach are the exact days that Kinsley and Kyle would both be home for remote learning. It's one thing for Kyle to be doing his work at home without me and Derek loosely monitoring while Derek himself is working, but it's really just not practical for Derek to be able to watch/entertain Kinsley and monitor Kyle's school work while he is also trying to do his job. So we're praying hard that they throw us a bone and approve our switch. 

How the plan will logistically all work out is that I will homeschool Kyle in the mornings on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, while also trying to keep up with some semblance of school for Kinsley. On Tuesday's and Thursday's I'll have to use the time between getting home from teaching and making dinner to do Kyle's school work if he hasn't been able to get it done before I get home. We might be able to get into a routine where he does some of it while I'm gone for things that are self guided like handwriting, and reading passages and answering questions, but for things that need instruction like math and English, they'll have to wait until I get home. Also hoping that Kinsley won't be home on Tuesdays and Thursdays otherwise that's going to turn our house into a real-life wild west situation. 

Because I know it will be asked, we did keep Kyle very heavily involved in all of the decision making process. We explained to him what school was going to look like, and the real possibility that kids could go back to school, just for things to get bad again and there be a full closure. We even asked him if he'd want to go back to his private school which would be five full days of school and he verbally told me that he didn't want to go back to any school public or private until things were back to normal, and that when they were normal he wanted to go to public school where he'd be with all his friends from church and the neighborhood. So while this was mostly a mutually agreed conversation between Derek and I, Kyle was also 100% onboard with no backlash at all. 

For anyone who is curious and still reading, we are using curriculum entirely from The Good and The Beautiful. My main reason for going this route was because it was highly rated by all my homeschool friends, they claim to be a touch more rigorous than public school so I hopefully won't have to worry about Kyle being behind when he does go back to school, and it was much cheaper than most other curriculums we researched. We bought everything he needed for math, science, english, social studies, and handwriting for $130. When we tried to piece everything together with companies we've used in the past, the totals were $400+. I love that TGATB has everything for the student and teacher bundled together whereas other places have packs you have to purchase for the student, and packs you have to buy for the parents. So it turns into you paying double for all the things. I just loved that TGATB was all inclusive with everything, and it was generally more affordable than other places and highly rated by my mama friends! 

I think that is everything you'd ever want to know about our homeschool situation for next year. We'll be sure to keep you updated with how this all shakes out in practice over the coming months. The district has said school won't go back to normal until January at the earliest, so we know we'll be doing this for at least the next 4-5 months. Wish us luck!

Modern Farmhouse Bathroom Update (Cost + Links)

When we moved into this house there were projects that we knew we wanted to get to eventually, but to be totally honest the bathrooms were not high priority on the list. Our master bathroom was totally fine the way it was, but then I got an opportunity for a sponsored post (coming soon), and thought that if I was going to be taking pictures in this space it might as well look nice, and then Derek and I decided to use the money from that sponsorship to pay for this update. 

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Probably too many details on the financial end of things, but I love being able to be transparent about how we do our updates. I realize updating a home costs money, and with this home I want to be able to share how we do these updates in a very transparent way without breaking the bank. 

I will go into detail in future posts with tutorials on how we did some of these things, like framing the bathroom mirror, and painting the bathroom vanity, but for this post I'm simply going to share what we did, where we bought certain things, and how the space came together. 

The first thing I knew I wanted to do was paint the vanity navy. We used the Behr Marquee paint from Home Depot in a satin finish, and had it color matched to Benjamin Moore's "Hale Navy". I then found these hexagon knobs on Amazon, which serisouly might be one of my favorite details in the space. They were very inexpensive and are the perfect modern statement for the space. 

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I've been loving matte black everything lately and this faucet was a pretty inexpensive swap that made a huge impact on the overall look of the space. Ironically when Derek was changing it, he found a massive hole in the old pipe that just happened to not leak yet. I'm glad we fixed it now on our own terms instead of the universe's terms later down the road. 

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I wrote a blog post two years ago in our last house about how to frame your bathroom mirror, and we followed those same instructions for this space. We ran into some issues with the wood being bowed when we first purchased it, so make sure if you follow that tutorial to make sure your boards are pin straight. If you get that detail right the first time, the process is super easy! We stained the boards with "slate" from Varathane which was supposed to be a gray color, but they pulled really blue. Luckily we don't hate it and are pleased with the overall result. 

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This bathroom didn't have a towel bar for our bath towels so we knew we were going to be adding one at some point. We spent $40 and bought a matching set and replaced the old toilet paper holder, hand towel ring, and then added in the bath towel bar. It feels nice to not hang the towels over the shower door anymore! 

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I wanted to get some bath towels that were more modern/bohemian than a traditional bath towel. We found these on Amazon, and while the fabric isn't the same as a typical bath towel, they're really absorbent and feel great when you're drying off. Nothing like those microfiber bath towels that are just the absolute worst! 

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We were originally going to hang shelves above the tub, but then I figured as a self proclaimed minimalist adding shelves would also mean adding a ton of knick knacks that were just going to sit on a shelf forever. I decided to add these four picture frames with water color prints that I bought from jane.com. I love the look of them and think they fit the space perfectly. The glass in one of the frames came broken so Amazon let us keep the frames and gave us a full refund. It turned out to be a nice $44 win. (Also does anyone else hate how expensive frames are?)

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The picture above the toilet was painted by a sister missionary we knew from Georgia. It's a picture of peaches and I just love her, peaches, and Georgia so much that I needed to buy it. We've had it sitting around for months now and then when we put the space together it just worked perfectly. 

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We're slowly updating all the hinges and door knobs in our house to matte black so we switched those out in this bathroom just like we did in the office downstairs. We also painted the door white and it looks so fresh and new! 

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The wire basket on the toilet, and the tooth brush and make up brush holders were all actually silver previously. I bought a can of matte black spray paint for $3 and all of a sudden these mismatched pieces fit the space perfectly. We bought the wire basket from Walmart, but the brush holders we'd had from past bathrooms and just made them all work here. 

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Lastly, we updated the light fixture. We went for this super modern one which I love, but in full transparency Derek kind of hates it. His entire family has pretty sensitive eyes, and he prefers a light fixture that you can't see the bulb because when the bulbs aren't covered the light is too much for him. That being said we both love the look of it, it could just be better in practicality. We did use 60w Edison bulbs in it, which are much dimmer than the fluorescent lights we usually use, and that's helped quite a bit for Derek's sensitivity (although he says it's still not perfect!)

We did look into switching the light, but anything that had the bulbs covered more, while still matching our style was almost triple what we paid for this. So in the name of frugality, we're keeping the light for now. 

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That's all the major details of the new bathroom space! I can't wait to share more of this home with you as everything unfolds! Linked below are all the links to the things we bought for this project, and noted with price differences if there is a difference from the link to what we paid. 

Caulk (for tub and sink)
Wood Filler (to patch hole in vanity from previous toilet paper holder)
Painter's Tape (to tape off edges)
Painter's Tripods (to hold cabinet doors while painting)
220 Grit Sand Paper (to sand cabinet doors before painting)
Tack Cloth (to wip dust and debris off cabinets after sanding)
Liquid Nails (to glue mirror frame to mirror)
Stain (for the frame)
Faucet (no longer available in black, we paid $49.99)
Black Spray Paint (for brush holders and basket)
Toilet Paper Basket (I paid $12.97)
Pictures: jane.com, no longer available $14.97
Plumbers Tape (for faucet install)
Picture Frames (glass came broken and got full refund)
Four Inch Foam Roller (for painting cabinets)
Paint Tray Liner (to pour paint in)
9in Roller Cover (to paint walls and ceiling)

Total Cost: $413.36

Items I already had:
Paint Tray
Roller Handles
Paint Edger
Screw Driver
Hammer
Scrapper
Level
Angled Brush

Industrial Modern Office Links + Cost Breakdown

I love putting together an amazing room in my house just like the next person, but I also really love being able to do that on a budget. I've gotten a lot of questions about a lot of the different pieces in the office after my blog post yesterday and wanted to be able to share the space in more detail with more links, something that you can't really do when you're sharing a space in a sponsored post for a wide variety of reasons.


I did want to mention though that this room would not have been made possible without my sponsorship with G2 pens. In full transparency, they paid me $410 for that blog post, and I would not have been able to put this space together without their help. We were originally working with one company (that had originally reached out to me...), and we were going to get some furniture for the office, and then they never actually followed through with sending it on their end. G2 Pilot Pen saved the day and made this space possible for us and we're so grateful to be able to share it in full detail with you today!


What Work Did We Do On This Space?
Pretty much everything. We painted the walls, baseboards, trim and doors. We changed the door hinges to matte black and switched all the knobs to matte black as well. We added the bookshelf and the desk, and then all the decor and little details.


What Items Did You Already Have?
The only thing in this space that we already had were the books that we put onto the shelves. I don't really believe in buying books for the sake of decor, and really wanted to make sure I was using our own books on the shelves. Everything else though we purchased off of Amazon.


But as far as painting supplies, paint, brushes, knobs, etc... we had to buy it all and I'm so proud that we were able to do it all well under the original budget that we set for ourselves. I still want to add a comfy chair to this space, but that will come in a month or so when we have the money saved for it!

Links, Sources, and Cost for Everything!
Screws $1.18 (for closet knobs couldn't find link)
Michaels 11x14 Frames $21 (I bought all three for $21 on sale)
Walgreens photo Printing $17.80
Pen Cup $1.07 (Dollar Tree)

(Prices may currently vary depending on location and items I purchased on sale. The shown prices here are what I personally spent on each item.)

Grand Total: $364.98
After Amazon Gift Cards: $314.98

I'm so excited that we were able to pull this room off under budget, and I'm so glad that we put in the effort to completing this room first since it's been used every single day since it's been finished and will likely be where Derek works from now on. His company is likely going to make his role 100% remote even after all of this is over, so it's a space we'll use for a good long time to come.

Industrial Modern Home Office Tour

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This year has certainly brought a lot of changes for our little family. A month ago we bought and moved into our new home, I'll be teaching physical education when school starts in August, I'll still be blogging once school starts and working in marketing for another local company. Derek also works 100% from home so with all these major needs, we definitely needed a home office space for Derek to use during the day, and for me to write, lesson plan, and do my other work in the evenings.

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Our Favorite Home Office Tools:
I'm typically a very organized person, but now that I'll be teaching grades K-8 in the fall, keeping my classes and lesson plans organized is important now more than ever. I have always been huge fan of G2 line from Pilot Pen. I love that they come in a wide variety of colors so I can use one color for each of my classes. G2 is also proven to be the longest writing gel ink pen that has smooth writing and a comfortable grip. I love that I can purchase the G2 18pk from Pilot Pen and be confident that it can last me through the school year.

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Another must in our home office are the Precise Marklighter2 premium dual tip creative marker. The Marklighter2 has a broad chisel tip as well as an extra fine tip designed to deliver ultra-smooth, vibrant, precision highlighting and creative writing experience. I love using these to highlight standards in curriculum that I need to include into my classes, or to mark key elements that I need revisit with my students. The Precise Marklighter2 also doesn't bleed through your paper, which is crucial for any teacher who doesn't want to ruin their lesson planner.


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How We Designed Our Home Office:
When I was planning out this office I wanted it to be a space that was aesthetically pleasing for me, but also a place that Derek felt comfortable working in as well. I leaned pretty masculine with the paint colors and furniture choices, and then let my personal style show through in the decor elements.


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We wanted to keep everything pretty simple with the streamlined and minimal furniture. I also hate clutter so we chose a desk that didn't have a lot drawers for things to get lost. We never really had a space to store any of our books that aren't children's books, and love that we now have the bookshelf to house them all!

Home Office Decorating Tips:
For this space we didn't want it to be cluttered with things we wouldn't be using, so we really tried to style it with purposeful items. I think books you already own make the best kind of decor, so we brought in a bunch of our favorites and styled them on the shelves. Then we brought in some plants to bring a little life into the room. Lastly, we grabbed this small globe (because every office needs a globe right?), and some vases to add to the shelf and it was complete!

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I find alternating the sides of the shelf with books on one side, and other items of the other side, and then doing the opposite on the next shelf is a really great way to balance out a bookshelf.

I'm so glad we have this space finished in time for the new school year, and that I'll be able to keep myself organized with help from Pilot Pen. Be sure to add the G2 gel ink pen packs, and the Precise Marklighter2 to your cart on your next trip to Target. When you shop in store you can get 20% off all Precise Pens & Markers from 7/19-7/25, 8/23-8/29, 9/6-9/12. 2) Get 20% off all G2 Pens from 7/19-7/25, 8/30-9/5

Chocolate Chip M&M Blondie Bars

A few weeks ago we had a BBQ cookout with some friends in our neighborhood. We were kind of last minute additions to the party, but brought this amazing fruit salad, and these chocolate chip m&m blondie bars. I used to work at Panera when I graduated high school, and their blondie bars to this day are still some of my absolute favorites.

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I've tried several blondie recipes over the years, but these ones have by far become my favorite. The recipe is pretty straightforward and easy to follow, uses simple ingredients, and comes out the perfect texture and consistency every time. I've made other blondie recipes in the past that have either turned out more like a cake than a cookie, or others that turn into a gooey mess that you can't pick up and eat. This recipe though truly turns into a cookie you can cut into a bar, and pick up and hold in your hand without it turning into a huge mess. Who knew so much went into the perfect blondie bar recipe?

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If you need an m&m blondie bar recipe for an upcoming birthday, family night, or get together with friends, you'll have to try this recipe! You won't be disappointed. 

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Ingredients:
2 Sticks Room Temperature Butter
1 Cup White Sugar
1 Cup Brown Sugar
3 Large Eggs
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
3 Cups All Purpose Flour
3/4 tsp Baking Soda
3/4 tsp Salt
1 1/2 cups M&M Minis
1 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips

Directions:
Preheat your oven to 350ยบ. Line a 9x13 baking sheet with tin foil and then spray with non-stick cooking spray for easy removal. 

In a large bowl using an electric mixer beat together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy, scrapping down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula as needed. Add in eggs and vanilla and continue to beat. 

Add your flour, baking soda, and salt, and mix until just combined. Next mix in your chocolate chips and m&ms until just combined, reserve a few to sprinkle and press into the top.

Bake for 30-35 minute in the lower rack of your oven to prevent the blondies from over browning. Once you remove them from the oven, let them cool completely before cutting. 

Cherry Hill Farms, Genola Utah

Over the weekend we had the opportunity to visit Cherry Hill Farms located in Genola Utah, right outside of Santaquin. We had the best time learning all about how cherries are harvested, the difference between the organic and in-organic farming practices, and even got to pick some right off the trees ourselves. It was such a fun family outing that I'm glad we got to experience. 


Who Owns and Operates Cherry Hill Farms?
When we got there we watched a quick video all about the family history of the farm and how it's been family owned for four generations. One of the family members working there told us that aside from migrant workers hired through the USDA and their various farming programs, there were only six people working on the farm that weren't part of their large and extensive family. I also loved that they have two large processing centers nearby where they hire 600-700 high school age students to come and work throughout the summer. So while it is a family owned business, they do give back and provide work opportunities for so many throughout the local community. 



We also learned how a lot of the produce they grow (mainly cherries, peaches, and apples) are actually the same produce that we purchase in our local grocery stores. If you shop locally at Smith's Macy's, Harmon's, or any of the smaller local Utah grocery stores, you'll likely find produce that was harvested from Cherry Hill Farms. 



How Are Cherries Harvested?
One of the most fascinating things we got to see was how the cherries are harvested. They drive a large machine up to the side of a a cherry tree, and then the machine shakes the tree until all the fruit falls out. The fruit is caught by a large conveyer belt that carries the cherries to a fan that blows away all the leaves and stems, and spits the cherries out into a cold water bath to keep them fresh until they can be brought to the processing plant. 





U-Pick Cherry Picking in Utah:
The part our kids loved the most was getting to pick the actual cherries. Each of the kids got their own little basket and we got to fill them up with perfectly ripe cherries. I think this was actually the first time our kids had gotten to pick fruit of any kind, so it was a really fun experience for them! 



Cherry Hill Farms is doing a U-Pick Cherry Harvesting Tour July 22-25, 2020. Admission is $7 per person, unless you have a group of 5+, then admission is $5 per person. During the Cherry Harvesting Tour you'll have the opportunity to see how all the cherries are harvested just like we did, pick your own cherries, and eat delicious cherry treats! It really is such a fun afternoon and something the entire family will enjoy! Make sure to check out their website for the specifics on time, date, location, etc: http://cherryhillfarms.com/Events