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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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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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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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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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J is for Jessica…and her sauce for ham! {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Okay, so this week isn’t technically a J recipe but it is what we call this simple and delicious mustard sauce for ham. Our girls tried it at her house one night and they were sold. It’s been referred to as Jessica’s ham sauce ever since. Even Jess herself can’t remember where she got the recipe from, just that she…

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M.E.S.S.Y. Learning with PandaParents {My Review}

As many of you know, we were blessed with our second grandson last spring. According to our eldest grandson, I will be homeschooling his brother as well so when I had the opportunity to review MESSYLEARNING FOR PRESCHOOLERS AND KINDERGARTNERS by PandaParents, I thought it would be a good idea to get my head back into this age of learning.   At first…

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Drive Thru History Adventures (My review)

We have been fortunate in being able to review Drive Thru History Adventures for the past few weeks and I have to tell you it has quickly become our favorite homeschool history curriculum. This Homeschool Video Curriculum is amazing. History is one of our favorite topics but even we got excited about Drive Thru History and Dave’s adventures! For those…

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A Day at the Races

The races at Del Mar This week we headed down the coast from LA to Corona. The attraction was Legoland for their Brick or Treat party. Our youngest daughter and grandson decided to spend the day there while our eldest and I took the opportunity to visit the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for their Bing Crosby meet. The race track…

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