Knitting On A Loom


We are involved in a local Keeper’s of the Faith group, and this month we learned how to knit on a loom. We’ve also tried knitting with needles, but for young kids, this is a very easy way to go! It also goes really fast, which helps to encourage! It’s fairly simple once you get started. I realize it’s kind…

Well Planned Day Planner Review & Giveaway


I’m so excited to review The Well Planned Day Planner for you all today! It is a beautiful planner designed specifically as a family homeschool organizer. It’s easy to use, and designed for 4 students. Since I just happen to have 4 kids, I couldn’t resist! I’m also a sucker for pretty flowery things, and these planners are absolutely beautiful…

Living Loving Math Winners


Good Afternoon! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful weekend! I spent the weekend at a marriage retreat with my awesome husband enjoying some much needed time away! But on to business! I’m excited to announce our winners for the Loving Living Math by Cindy West giveaway!  Cindy was kind enough to offer TWO free copies of Loving Living Math…

Digital Scrapbooking Element: Muted Flower Pack


As a fun addition to my Bright Flower Pack, I made some more muted flowers for you. I tend to use more of these colors in my layouts, and they’re great for fall type projects. Presenting my Muted Flower Pack: What’s included? All files are 300 dpi .png format, drop shadows not included. For Personal Use Only 8 Colorful Paper…

Monthly Meal Plan: May 2011


Oh my, can you believe it’s already May? I really don’t know where the year has gone, but I do know that we’re almost out for summer! Yipee! I’m totally ready for a break! Yes, I take summer’s off to relax, re-group and get things ready for next year. Also, if I didn’t take a break I think I’d be…

TOS Review: Latin’s Not So Tough


This week I reviewed Latin’s Not So Tough from www.greeknstuff.com. Latin’s Not So Tough is a Classical Latin Curriculum designed for young learners. We received level 2, but they have levels 1-6 available. The beginning levels start mostly with vocabulary lessons. Once you get to Level 3 you start with simple sentences, then all the way to Level 6 where…

Homemade Calzones


One of our favorite meals are homemade Calzones! I wanted to share this easy recipe with you too since I am asked for it weekly.  I think my son would eat it every day if he could! These are so easy, you probably have the ingredients already! So go ahead, make ‘em tonight, your family will rejoice! Ingredients: 1 loaf…

Circle of Moms Top Homeschool Blogs!


Hi everyone! I’m excited to be nominated for Circle of Moms Top Homeschooling Blogs!!!  Of course I would to have your vote, but its also a great resource where you can find some more awesome homeschool bloggers! I’ve found so many great resources from fellow homeschool bloggers, so I’m honored to be part of this community! You can vote for…

What’s in the Box Wednesday: First Grade


Welcome to What’s in the Box Wednesday! I’ve been trying to get back to adding in fun things to our workboxes lately! With the end of our year in sight, I’ve been slacking a little, but the kids notice and have requested more fun things. These were our first grade boxes for today: Abeka Reading Abeka Letters and Sounds Tape…

Princess Preschool Activities


I’m a contributing writer for Totally Tots Blog, and since this month’s theme was Princesses, I couldn’t resist creating some of my Letter of the Week activities to go with the Princess Theme! Bible Verse: “I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14 Numerical Order Puzzle: This…