Monthly Archives : January 2011

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Italian Beef (Roast)


Hi everyone! We made what my husband said was “the best roast he’s ever had” last night so after that comment I thought I’d better share this with you all as well! It’s so simple and really  was delicious if I do say so myself! Ingredients: 1 Beef Chuck Roast (size to your family’s needs, can also use chicken thighs)…

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National Geographic Atlas Winner!


  Hi everyone, thanks so much for entering to win the personalized Atlas of My World from National Geographic As promised, we have a winner, congratulations to Danielle! I’ll be contacting you via email to claim your atlas!   Stick around this week for 3 FREE Tickets to the  Heart of the Matter Online Conference!

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Monthly Meal Plan: February 2011


Hi everyone! Here’s my Monthly Meal Plan for February 2011. There are 2 new recipes on there that I guarantee you’re going to absolutely LOVE! Both are totally “man food” so even if you don’t your husband will bring you flowers the next day so it’s all good ;o) Click below to download! February 2011 Word Doc February 2011 PDF…

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2011 HOTM Conference Giveaway!


I’m so excited for the 2011 Heart of the Matter Online Conference! A few years back, I went to a local Homeschool Expo and heard a WONDERFUL and hilarious speaker named Carol Barnier. I immediately ran and bought her books that she offered and loved every single minute of them! Today I’m excited to announce that I’ll be hosting the…

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Digital Scrapbooking Journal Date Stamps


I made some fun little Journal Date Stamps for you this week. They have lines for some journaling and include chipboard backgrounds along with .png files and a photoshop brush file format. What’s Included? All files are 300 dpi, files include .png and .abr formats, for Personal Use Only 11 Chipboard pieces 12 Lined Month Stamps 10 year stamps (‘05…

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K4 Vowel Sounds & Beginning Blend Worksheets


Here is another addition to the K4 curriculum that I’ve been working on. They are Vowel Sound and Beginning Blends Worksheets. Fairly straight forward, your student says the name of the picture, then circles the vowel sound they hear in the middle of the word. Be patient with this, middle sounds are much more difficult to hear than beginning sounds!…

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TEACH Magazine: True Treasures Review


I’m excited to say that I am joining up with TEACH Magazine and their Gabby Mom Bloggers to bring you some wonderful, Christian homeschooling product reviews! One of my first reviews is for a publication called “True Treasures: 10 years of  TEACH Magazine” True Treasures: $19.97 I have to say that when I first got this book it looked PACKED…

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Character Study: Honesty


Welcome to the 9th study in the Character series that is based on Honesty (vs. Lying/False Witness.) Click on the image or link below to download a pdf of this study. A Character study: Honesty Other books required for this study: The Bible (any version will do!) Each day you will learn a verse, read a story where this sin…

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Netherlands 3-D Ice Skating Craft


We just entered the Netherlands in our Expedition Earth Geography curriculum and seeing as how it is January, and we finally have snow on the ground, it was perfect timing to do a Netherlands Ice Skating Craft! Plus it was fun, and I’m up for anything that makes school more fun! Supplies: White Cardstock Blue crayon or pastels Blue Water…

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National Geographic Atlas of My World Giveaway


I am so excited to offer a giveaway that fit perfectly in with my Expedition Earth Geography Curriculum! National Geographic has put out a personalized Atlas of My World that you can customize for your family! It has a ton of fun facts, pictures and information for your part of the country then the rest of the world and includes…

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Digital Scrapbooking Worn Date Strips


I’m excited to present a new Digital Scrapbooking Element: Worn Date Strips.As you can tell from my last few creations I have a think for photoshop date brushes, and now I’m adding date strips. I mean really, no layout is complete without marking the date! What’s Included? All files are 300 dpi, .png format, for Personal Use Only 12 Worn…

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Digital Scrapbook Kit: Let It Snow


I’m excited to present my new digital scrapbooking winter themed kit called “Let It Snow”. As one who loves snowflakes this kit was super fun to make, I hope you enjoy it too! What’s Included? (Not all shown in preview) All files are 300 dpi, elements are in .jpg, .png, or .abr format, For Personal Use Only 43 12×12 digital…

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