by Gretchen Williams on July 1, 2011

Do you find yourself getting overwhelmed by the how’sHow will I find the time to get all my tasks accomplished? How do I manage my family’s schedule? How do I home educate my children when I don’t even remember grammar rules, the presidents, who did what when, etc? How do I sneak some “me time” in when I can’t even catch my breath?!

Do you find yourself wanting help but don’t even know where to start? Are you ready to roll up your sleeves, take action, and see lasting results? You are not alone. Let’s do this!

Kitchen Table


Life Education


Home Education




The mission of Your Home. Well Done. is to encourage and equip you with the knowledge and skills you need for success at home. What does this look like? We look at three different areas:

Life Education: This includes family, relationships, yourself, organization, and time management.

Kitchen Table:
This is where you will find recipes, kitchen teaching moments, and meal planning.

Home Education:
A place for those who are thinking of home education and for those who home educate. Here you will find resources, organizational tools, and classroom fun.



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My Many Colored Days

by Gretchen Williams February 24, 2012

Did you know that My Many Colored Days is one of four Dr. Seuss books published after his death? The others are Daisy-Head Mayzie, Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!, and Gerald McBoing-Boing. There are so many fun crafts you can do to explore the colors and emotions in My Many Colored Days. We chose to make [...]

The Cat In The Hat

The Cat in the Hat

by Gretchen Williams February 22, 2012

Did you know that The Cat in the Hat took Dr. Seuss nine months to write and that the cat appears in six of Dr. Seuss’ books? We celebrated that crazy cat by making that famous hat on a shirt and into a yummy treat.

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Dr. Seuss Resources

by Gretchen Williams February 20, 2012

Each year we like to celebrate the fun of Dr. Seuss. We take a week (around his birthday) and focus on one book each day and plan out games, crafts, and making yummy treats. There is a vast amount of resources to dive into ranging from lesson plans, coloring sheets, worksheets, activities, and unit studies. [...]

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Dr. Seuss Giveaway

by Gretchen Williams February 20, 2012

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday on March 2, we are having a fun Dr. Seuss giveaway to kick off Dr. Seuss week! All you have to do to win this fabulous giveaway is post a comment on the Your Home. Well Done. facebook fan-page with your favorite Dr. Seuss book! All entries must [...]

Facebook Parenting

re: Facebook Parenting [or: Grooming the Next Generation - Will honor please stand up?]

by Gretchen Williams February 15, 2012

By now I am sure most of you have seen the video on “Facebook Parenting.” In this video (caution: salty language) Mr. Jordan confronts his daughter about a letter she wrote to her parents that she posted on her Facebook page- a letter she did not intend for her parents to see, let alone be [...]

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Tasty Tuesday: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

by Gretchen Williams November 9, 2011

Kale is one of my favorite veggies. My two favorite ways to prepare are roasting in the oven (tear bite-size pieces from stalk, wash, dry well, drizzle olive oil, add salt and pepper, roast at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or desired crunchiness) or eating raw with some olive oil, salt, and pepper. Almond milk [...]

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School Desk: How to Make “Floam”

by Gretchen Williams November 9, 2011

You too can make your very own “Floam”- you know those tiny sticky microbeads that can be molded into the coolest things. A great, inexpensive, and fun “rainy day” project- and one that adults will also love! Materials: 2 teaspoons of 20 Mule Team Borax 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup Elmer’s white school glue 1 [...]

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Homeschooling and Health

by Gretchen Williams October 20, 2011

Has this ever happened to you? It’s Sunday evening and school starts in less than twelve hours and while you have a general idea of what the upcoming week looks like you also have a very good idea that you aren’t quite ready? There are the math drill sheets you forgot to photocopy, you just [...]