About Me

Hi, I'm Savanah.  I'm a happily married mother of four “little” boys.  Cameron is 11, Connor is 9, and Gavin & Garrett are 6! We are a year-round homeschooling family that loves to focus our geography lessons on whatever area my husband gets sent to work.  He's a directional drill operator for Michels & is gone for 6-10 weeks at a time (that basically means he drills holes for the really big water, oil, gas, and other utility pipes around our country & even Canada).

I started blogging to help others save money but quickly realized that although I love helping people spend less on things they don't need, I really want to help people live a better life! I have two autoimmune diseases and really wanted to share what helped me be healthier, the tips & tricks that use to navigate through daily life, raising kids without losing my mind, staying connected to my husband through the long trips away, and our homeschool adventures.

I love to spend my time playing with the boys & watching as they master new skills, creating new Paleo recipes in the kitchen (along with a few simple & easy cheat recipes), finding creative ways to finish paying off all my student loans, and curling up with a cup of hot cider or tea after everyone has gone to bed for a little me time. I love exploring my home state (Iowa) and surrounding areas.  Every time we take a road trip, I learn something new.  Did you know there is a FREE zoo in Byron, Minnesota? We found it a couple summers ago while exploring & the kids loved it much more than our local zoo.

Want to stay connected?  Make sure you sign up for our free email newsletter, so you receive links to all our latest posts & exclusive printables I only share with email subscribers. You can also find me on Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook – where I share lots of recipes, healthy living ideas, homeschool lesson plans, and parenting tips. You can also email me at Savanah@MidwestModernMomma.com with any questions you have – I'd love to hear from you!


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