Monthly Archives: July 2013

MacLarry & The Stinky Cheese Battle Review

If you like to talk to tomatoes, If a squash can make you smile, If you like to waltz with potatoes, Up and down the produce aisle…. Have we got a show for you! Yes, I just typed that from memory. We received our first Veggie Tales video, Rack, Shack, and Benny, for my oldest […]

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Devotional Routine

Does your family set aside time for a routine family devotions? What about a consistent time for everyone to spend personal quiet time reading their Bible and praying? We know it’s important and yet… There have been seasons where we have been really good at consistently having devotions together. And then there have been seasons […]

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Cleaning and Organizing

Last week I got a lot done on my Decluttering Challenge. That was partly because my big kids were at camp. I don’t know why, but I seemed to have extra time on my hands. Here’s a cute video of me talking to Andrew about David and Anna coming home. Coming Home Now that my […]

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Eighth Grade Curriculum Choices

Next up in my curriculum choice posts is Anna. She is my 13 year old daughter, who loves crafts, reading (especially historical fiction), violin, and running.   Disclosure: Some links in this post are affiliate links. English This year Anna will be completing the third season of Analytical Grammar. That covers English Language Usage. She […]

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What’s for Dinner?

I don’t know if this is true in every house, but I get asked at least 5 times a day, “What’s for dinner?” (Actually around here, we usually say supper…) I get really tired of answering that question. That’s because I often don’t know, People grumble when they hear the answer, and I don’t like […]

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Declutter challenge

My friend Crazy Mom at Ramblings from the Crazy House is having a 40 days to declutter challenge. I’ve decided to join in. Since I decided several days ago, I’m going to count the decluttering I’ve already done. Here is my list of 40 things make that 31 32 things to clean out with those already done, […]

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Fourth Grade Evaluation – Fifth Grade Plans

A month ago I shared my evaluation of 1st grade with Lizzie. Today I’m moving on to the next oldest student, William. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. William is 11 years old. He is finishing what I am calling the 4th grade, though technically, according to his age, he should be finishing 5th grade. […]

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Eggy Apps are Fun #homeschool

I had the opportunity to review the on-line reading program, Reading Eggs, last spring. My daughter Lizzie, really enjoyed the program and played it every day. Since then Reading Eggs has expanded. Now they have Eggy apps! These include Eggy Words, Eggy Alphabet, Eggy Phonics, and more. I received 2 apps to review: Eggy Numbers Eggy […]

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