5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Homeschool

5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement {Back to School Blog Hop}

Most kids in our province won’t be starting back to school until sometime around Labour Day but we’ve gotten a bit of a head start with our homeschooling with some fun road trips and visits to museums and historic sites. We’ve also been doing some online programs and challenging ourselves to learn basic Latin (singing in my church choir has…

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Homeschool, Homeschool History Curriculum, Homeschool Reviews

Canadian History – Boring No More {My Review of My Canadian Time Capsule}

Disclosure: I may receive a commission for purchases made through links in this post. The Yukon Gold Rush…just the name is enough to summon thoughts of riches and adventure into a young boy’s mind. Add to this a variety of activities to help him learn about this exciting time in Canadian history and you have the new My Canadian Time…

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Family Time, Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

A Bear Called Paddington with Picture Book Explorers from Branch Out World ~ Our Review

We were super excited to have the opportunity to review the Paddington Bear Picture Book Explorers unit from Branch Out World. With a toddler and 11-year-old in the house, this was the perfect summertime reading project that could involve both boys. Paddington is a well-known figure in our home so I knew that digging deeper into his book would be a fun way to…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

M is for Mexican Fried Ice Cream {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

I had wonderful plans to make a batch of our favorite Mexican Fried Ice Cream dessert this week but Mother Nature had other ideas. Since we don’t have air conditioning and this week hit record high temperatures in southern Alberta (our thermometer said 39°C – 102°F) there was no way I was going to manage to have little hands help…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

L is for Loveless Cafe Creamed Corn {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Continuing along in the alphabet I can hardly believe we are at the Letter L already! It seems as though I had just begun this series with my gramma’s recipe for All-Bran Muffins. But here we are almost halfway through (and getting ever closer to some very difficult letters). For the Letter L, I am returning to one of my…

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Homeschool, Homeschool History Curriculum, Homeschool Reviews

Time Travelers American History ~ A Crew Review

I don’t think there is a topic we like more in our homeschool than history so when we were given the opportunity to receive one of the Time Travelers American History Studies from Home School in the Woods we were pretty excited. We decided on Time Travel: Civil War since we are planning a road trip to the eastern U.S. and hope to visit a number…

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Thirteen – Five Minute Friday

Start When I saw this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt the first thing I thought about it how 13 has always kind of been my lucky number. This began in grammar school the first time my birthday fell on Friday the 13th. I had never thought about it being an unlucky day but the rest of the kids in school…

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