Thanksgiving: A Homeschool Lesson Plan For Slackers

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I have people talking to me about Christmas presents and how their homes were decorated for Christmastime November 1st.

What?! I am still shocked that’s it’s November!

I haven’t yet planned anything for our Thanksgiving gathering and even less a Thanksgiving lesson plan. So, this is what I am going to do: slap this post together and then go send out a bunch of texts to the Iron Heart Mamas to plan The Compound’s Thanksgiving festivities…

So, here it is, friend. A little link-heavy, but well worth it.

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Introducing the Iron Heart Chief Editor

 

This is me, Katie. 

Nearly every time I start reading an article, post, or book, I have to stop midway to read about the author before resuming, whether it’s to find out what angle they’re coming from, if I agree with their view or to get a better feel of their trustworthiness.

I also have a quirky need to know if their face matches their writing voice.

All critical information.

So, for those like me, I write this page. Let us begin…

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Eating Well When You Can’t Afford To ~ Part 5

 

In this series, we have been talking about eating well when you can’t afford to…

Let’s marry a thankful heart to the list of foods and use the tools and tips to maaaaake:

The Menu Plan

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Eating Well When You Can’t Afford To ~ Part 4

In the Eating Well When You Can’t Afford To series, we have covered:

Part 1 ~ The heart behind the struggle of circumstances.

Part 2 ~ The list of food based on the lowest available prices.

Part 3 ~ The menu planning tools.

I know we just want to get to the menu already, and I promise we will. However, there are a few key things that are vital to afford to eat well when you are on a tight budget:

Menu Planning Tips

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Eating Well When You Can’t Afford To ~ Part 2

In my first post of this series, I focused on the heart in the matter – I pray that you found it encouraging, friend.

Now, let’s get to the second practical step to eating well when you can’t afford to:

Price lists

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Eating Well When You Can’t Afford To ~ Part 1

I am sure that almost everyone, at least once, has looked into their cupboards and thought, “What am I going to make?” And probably nearly as many of us have looked at near empty cupboards, bank accounts or wallets, asking the same question.

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