Family Time, Five Minute Friday

Take Time to Pause and Smell the Roses

Life has been busy lately so this week’s Five-Minute Friday prompt, Pause, seems very appropriate. Start This week our family is visiting Disneyland. It’s the first visit for our 13-month-old grandson and his dad, our son-in-law. The rest of us, including our 11-year-old grandson, have visited many times and, of course, have our favorite things to see and do. One…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Disney, Disneyland, Family Travel

C is for Chicken Florentine {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

I’m joining you all from Disneyland this week so I decided to share one of my favorite recipes from The Happiest Place on Earth for the letter C, Chicken Florentine from Blue Bayou Restaurant in New Orleans Square. I love that Disney happily shares their most popular recipes from their restaurants and resorts. All you have to do is visit…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Home School Navigator Reading & Language Arts Curriculum {My Review}

Reading and writing are such basics of our education that when I was given the opportunity to review Home School Navigator Reading and Language Arts Curriculum. Looking at the main reading list I was pleased to see the quality of selections, particularly for the interactive notebooks for the older levels. These notebooks have the kids cutting and pasting plus writing responses so for someone…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Uncategorized

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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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Kid Safe Email from Kids Email {My Review}

  Over the past month, we’ve had the opportunity to review the annual subscription to Kids Email Safe Email for Kids from Kids Email. I don’t know about your kids but our grandson is always asking about getting his own email so he can send messages to his friends and family so he was pretty excited when he heard we would receive an account…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

All-Bran Muffins – Blogging Through the Alphabet

I decided to start off my Blogging Through the Alphabet series with my favourite bran muffins. Of course, I could have done just muffins under the letter M but then it wouldn’t have reminded me of my gramma’s best bran muffins, hot from the oven with a generous piece of cold butter slowly melting into each half. Now, these were…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Kayla Jarmon Books (My Review)

I recently had the opportunity to review three books by Kayla Jarmon . Two of the titles were from her Discussion Book Series,  and the third was a storybook, A Boy and His Dog.   The first thing you’ll notice about Kalya Jarmon’s writing is that she does it from a Christian worldview. This makes her books a great fit for families that teach…

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Blogging Through the Alphabet

Blogging Through the Alphabet

I’ve decided to take the plunge and join Amanda @ Hopkins Homeschool as one of her co-hosts for the third round of Blogging Through the Alphabet. She and Kirsten had so much fun last round I couldn’t resist. When Amanda first approached me about joining in I imagined myself staring at a blank screen each week and decided I should…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

CodeWizardsHQ {My Review}

  These days it seems like every almost every child you speak to wants to learn computer coding and to design their own games and/or comic strips. EJ is no different so when we had the opportunity to review a special one-time class from CodeWizardsHQ we were quite happy about it. CodeWizardsHQ offers 12-week courses on Python, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript. The graphic below…

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