Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Fun

Well, the baby decided that I shouldn’t have to spend Christmas in the hospital. On Christmas Eve we went to a drop-in at an old friend of my husband’s. Then after an afternoon church service, we had my in-laws over for snacks. Here is the whole family. We have trouble getting everyone to smile at […]

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My Bags are Packed…

The gifts are all under the tree. We’ve celebrated Christmas with my parents, sister and her family. The laundry is done. The house is clean (relatively). I’ve done some baking. And now I’m just waiting…. By Kristen H.

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Before the Long Break

We managed to keep plugging along with our lessons through today! I am somewhat amazed, but I was determined to not quit too early because I do not know how long this break will last. My baby is due 12/31. I am pretty sure that he will come before then, but now am wondering if […]

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The Narnia Code DVD

I recently had the opportunity to review The Narnia Code by Michael Ward.  Before I had even started reading the book, I also received a copy of the DVD of the same title. Normally I am very much in favor of reading the book before watching the movie, so that is what I chose to […]

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Our Way Home by Randy and Christal Simpkins

A few weeks ago, I posted my review of The Way Home, a DVD about the day 2 year-old Joe Simpkins got lost. Very shortly afterwards, I was contacted by Randy Simpkins, the real-life father of Joe Simpkins. He liked my review, but offered me the opportunity to read the book to help clear up […]

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Passport to the World

My kids, especially the younger ones, are geography nuts. And though I consider myself to be fairly knowledgeable about geography, their interest is mainly because of my husband. His enthusiasm for the subject is contagious! When I saw Passport to the World as a book available to review from New Leaf Publishing Group, I knew […]

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What I’ve been doing instead of blogging

1. Enjoying the winter’s first snow (from inside!) 2. Getting crafty with my daughter. She made one of these Snowy Balloon Ornaments and we spent Saturday afternoon making these Holiday Card Ornaments. 3. Reading (I’m up to 48 books completed this year!) I’ve got a review I need to write too. 4. Making these yummy […]

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