Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning, Uncategorized

Balancing Diapers and Deadlines {My Review}

While I am well past the diaper stage in my home our youngest daughter does have a little one so when I was offered the opportunity to review Balancing Diapers and Deadlines from Lisa Tanner Writing  I thought it would be fun for us to work on together. She was keen on the idea but said she wasn’t sure she could fit the time…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Uncategorized

Y is for Yam Casserole (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

We are definitely a Disney family. All of our friends know it and like to send us ideas for holiday decorating to fit with the theme. With this in mind, our middle daughter, V2, downloaded a pattern for a terrific Classic Mickey pumpkin that she carved with the boys for Halloween. As readers of this series will know, I’ve used…

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Homeschool Reviews

Math-Whizz – Like Having Your Own Math Tutor {Our Review}

I am always on the lookout for new and fun ways of doing our homeschool work. Something simple that doesn’t take a lot of time for me to set up and also convenient since we travel so often. When the opportunity came up for us to check out and review the 12-month subscription of Math-Whizz  from Whizz Education I was quick to jump on…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

X is for Xmas Fruit Cake {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

When I decided to use recipes to blog through the alphabet I kept getting stuck on the letter x. There are just not many recipes that begin with this letter but then one afternoon I was doing some planning for our Christmas trip to Louisiana and it came to me…Xmas is a somewhat common abbreviation for Christmas. (One that I…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

W is for Wiggly Worms in Dirt {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

For the past couple of weeks, our littlest grandson has been showing a great interest in helping out in the kitchen. Of course, at 18 months this means eating the ingredients and getting his hands messy for the most part but I thought I would find another recipe that he could sink his teeth (and chubby little hands) into. What…

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Homeschool Reviews

St. Bartholomew’s Eve (My Review)

  As a family who spends a lot of time on the road, we are always looking for ways to fit in some learning in the car so when the opportunity came up for us to review the latest audio theatre from Heirloom Audio, St. Bartholomew’s Eve. Available both in physical CDs as well as digital downloads, these recordings are easy to…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

V is for Vicky’s Favorite Spaghetti Pie {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

When our girls were young I was always looking for recipes that were family friendly and easy on the budget. Being easy to prepare ahead of time was a plus as was using up leftovers in a creative way. For our family, Spaghetti Pie hit all of the marks. I have never been able to judge how much pasta to…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Uncategorized

The Brinkman Adventures: Season 6 {My Review}

 How many of you remember listening to radio dramas with your parents or grandparents? I know I do. Even though I was born after most of these disappeared from the airwaves, a few stations continued to run them on Sunday evenings. Plus, you could order them on cassette tape (and later CDs). My fond memories of listening to these on…

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