Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

U is for Ursula’s Octopus Cupcakes {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

With it being October all thoughts are turning to Thanksgiving and Halloween. With this in mind, my recipes have taken that turn as well. Here is a fun little recipe I found on the Disney Family website. (I made a few little changes.) Ursula’s Octopus Cupcakes Ingredients Cupcakes (we used premade ones from our local Walmart, this works especially well…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Bible Curriculum, Homeschool Reviews

Books of the Bible At-a-Glance from Teach Sunday School {My Review}

  It can be tough to keep kids interested during Bible Study depending on the Book they are reading at the time so I was intrigued when we had the opportunity to review  Books of the Bible At-a-Glance from Teach Sunday School. This PDF collection of information sheets contain interesting information and fun facts about all 66 Books of the Bible (not including…

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Homeschool Reviews

Forensic Faith for Kids and Case Makers Academy {My Review}

If there is one thing that EJ loves more than most anything else it’s solving a good mystery. He loves watching programs like the Garage Sale Mysteries on television, trying his best to find the solution before we find out at the end of the show. Knowing this, when an opportunity came up for us to review Forensic Faith for…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet

T is for Turkey and Giving Thanks {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

OK, a couple of things about this post, I’m very late posting it and it’s about one of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. If you are Canadian this will seem timely since we celebrate Thanksgiving on the first Monday in October each year (this often coincides with my birthday weekend so that may be part of the favorite holiday thing for…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Interactive Math with iknowit.com {My Review}

Math has always been one of EJ’s favorite subjects so when we were given the opportunity to review I Know It I thought it sounded just right for doing our back-to-school math review this year. From the same people who created SuperTeacherWorksheets.com “I Know It” is meant to be a supplement to use alongside your current math curriculum. Signing in to our…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet

S is for Shortbread {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

We’ve been traveling again this week and I am super late with my Blogging Through the Alphabet post! My #3 daughter helped me out by baking some shortbread cookies and sending me the picture. I can just taste them now, buttery, melting on my tongue and flavored with almond extract. She loves this recipe from the Fleishmann’s Cornstarch website makegood.ca.…

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Field Trips, Wordless Wednesday

Crafting in the Science Garage {Wordless Wednesday}

Keeping in my theme of Wordless Wednesday field trip photos, here are a few pics from our recent visit to the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, Alberta. We love their make-and-take activities in the Science Garage, sure to keep kids busy and happy on a chilly Friday afternoon. This week they did string art and paper quilling projects. Lots…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

The Captain Sun Adventures {My Review}

What 11-year-old boy doesn’t like reading comic books about super-heroes? Not many that I know so we were happy to have the chance to review Book 1, Rescue Me! What Superheroes Can Teach Us About the Power of Faith from The Captain Sun Adventures. Opening our Captain Sun adventure I saw right away that there was an introduction from author Bryce Morgan directed to…

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Field Trips, Homeschool

Learning is More Fun When Papa Gets Involved in Our Homeschool

Those of you who read this blog regularly know that I homeschool our grandson and that we travel quite a bit. During our travels (and while at home) we always make sure to have the whole family involved in EJ’s education. As the saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” and our village begins with our family.…

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