Essentials for Back To (Home) School and A Giveaway!

My oldest just graduated from high school two years early. My youngest has a couple of years to go so we are homeschooling. Homeschooling isn’t much different from school, even though a lot of people like to think so. Alianna still does lessons, attends co-ops, and has to pass state recommendations. The only difference is she is not in a classroom 8 hours a day and has the strictest teacher ever. Ha! Not really! I am a little strict though.

When you are teaching from home you really need some essentials to get you through. Below I have listed some that I can’t live without and we also have an amazing giveaway from PTPA!

I am part of the PTPA Back to School Brand Ambassador Program with Sphero, Lyve and Rich Products. I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.

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Walmart Savings Catcher Helps With The Holidays

You know what I have learned in my 40 years on this earth? That around this time of year my wallet starts gasping for breath. I have back to school, Alianna’s birthday, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and of course the super money sucker, Christmas. There are times I feel like just handing my girls my wallet and saying “Enjoy!”

( This post was compensated by CafeMom and Walmart, but all opinions are my own.)


I shop at Walmart several times a month. I love saving money but unfortunately I don’t have a lot of time to price match, cut coupons, etc. I know that sounds like an excuse, but it is true.

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