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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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Smart Kidz Media {My Review}

For the past few weeks, we have had the opportunity to review Smart Kidz Radio from Smart Kidz Media. This is a free online radio station just for kids. Just imagine, a radio station you can safely have on while you’re doing the dishes (that’s when I have the radio on) or in the car (you will be able to cast it…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Bible Curriculum, Homeschool Reviews

Dinosaurs and Geology from Northwest Treasures {My Review}

As regular readers of my blog know, EJ loves dinosaurs and likes to learn everything he can about them so when we were asked to review Taking the Mystery out of Geology and Dinosaurs and the Bible from Northwest Treasures we were happy to have a look.   Starting off with the video, Taking the Mystery out of Geology, I loaded it into my…

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