Being Thankful

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November is a time of the year when most people talk about being thankful or what blessings they have. I admit this year I have thought of it but never really wrote any for this year. As Christians we really should count our blessings every day. Realistically shouldn’t everyone do that? I decided to write […]

Doctor Strange: In Theaters Nov 4th

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Although Doctor Strange follows a typical super hero plot line, the movie really was dynamic and it was easy to lose yourself in its magic. It had the right balance of real world versus fantasy, humor versus seriousness, and action versus dialogue. The special effects and staging made it a must see in IMAX 3D. […]

Parenting 14 Gospel Principles: Book Review and Giveaway

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Paul David Tripp’s book, Parenting 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family, is a must read book for all Christian families. After this review, please leave a relevant comment for a chance to win a copy for your home. Book Synopsis: In the midst of folding laundry, coordinating carpool schedules, and breaking up […]

www.Science4Us.: Review

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My daughter and I checked out www.Science4Us.com which is an online standards-based elementary science curriculum primarily geared toward K through 2nd grade. One can also use it for a review for 3rd through 5th grade if needed. You can view a sample of this curriculum. The parent or teacher can assign modules and monitor progress […]

hedgehog feng shui

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Having a hedgehog is never a dull oment especially when you have one that likes to change her cage environment. Luna our resident hedgehog frequently moves her sleeping bag, flannel blankets and toys around whenever she gets bored. Maybe she knows feng shui and decides our arrangements arent working for her. Only the hedgehog knows…..

The Afters: Live on Forever: music review and giveaway!

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The Afters album, Live on Forever “We worked on this record for almost two years and over those two years, it was a real season of loss,” Havens recalls. “But in the end, Live on Forever is about moving us to trust God, to stand up against fear. It’s an ‘ante up’ record, an anthem […]

Science4Us.com upcoming product review

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Over the next 30 days, I will be reviewing www.Science4Us.com. Science4Us is an engaging, elementary science curriculum that teaches science using a fun, interactive approach. If you have your own blog and would like to review Science4Us, check out their homeschool review program. Make sure to come back and read my full review!

Favorite Foods

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I started going through pinterest and searching recipes for some old time favorites like mac n cheese, cake in mug, pizza crusts, casseroles, and others. I now have an idea to pin some but after trying them to move those to a tried and true recipe board so I don’t need to waste time finding […]

Writer, Do You Want to Break Into the Homeschool Market? by Susan K. Stewart

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Writer, Do You Want to Break Into the Homeschool Market? by Susan K. Stewart At a Christian trade show recently I asked representatives of several publishers about tween novels to review for my homeschool audience. Generally the reaction was “We have this curriculum or this journal.” I was looking for novels, not curriculum. This reinforced […]

One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview by Jason B. Ladd

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I was approached by Jason B. Ladd who was seeking a review of his book, One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview. The book is a Christian non-fiction in which he intermingles his story of growing up in a military family then up through his years as a Marine […]