SHPHeaderTrans3We are Steve and Tricia Hodges – Christian, homeschooling parents of five children from preschool to high school. At Hodgepodge we share family-friendly recipes, art tutorials, homeschool how-tos, helpful habits and more.

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We also own two group sites: The Curriculum Choice and Habits for a Happy Home, where we are priviledged to manage a combined total of 30 contributing authors. Curriculum Choice offers reviews of homeschool curriculum and products. Habits for a Happy Home is a group blog sharing helpful habits to keep us on the road towards the kind of home that pleases the Lord.

Our Audience

  • homeschool families with children of multiple ages
  • moms wanting to add art and enrichment activities to their homeschool
  • both new and veteran homeschoolers
  • parents hoping to build good habits in their homes
  • families looking for ways to simplify their lives and save money

Advertising Information

We only accept advertisers offering products or services in line with our audience. The Curriculum Choice: any homeschool product, curriculum, planner, app, software. Hodgepodge and Habits for a Happy Home: Biblical parenting, allergy friendly product, art/craft related supplies, household, homeschool and educational curriculum.

Interesting in advertising? We offer standard, deluxe and premium packages. Please contact us for a media kit, rates and to discuss your ad. You can click to send an email via our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!


The Curriculum Choice, is a site offering reviews of homeschool curriculum and products. The review team is made up of homeschool veterans sharing reviews of the curricula they love and use in their own homes. Curriculum Decisions Made Simple.


Habits for a Happy Home, a group blog of helpful habits “to keep us on the road toward the kind of home that pleases the Lord.”

These three sites are rolled together under Southern Hodgepodge. So, we hope you feel welcome and find what you might need at any of our trio of sites. Please, settle in and make yourself at home.

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Steve and Tricia are contributors to Passionate Purposeful Parenting.
Tricia contributes recipes to $5 Dinners and Food Allergies on a Budget.