Sweet Maple {the book} and The Best Ever Maple Scones

Aaahhh, sweet maple - pure all-natural goodness. Living in New England we have maple trees and maple syrup all around us. We find ourselves surrounded by brilliant color of maple leaves in the autumn which gives me the promise of sweetness in the spring. Saturday morning pancakes are a favorite … [Read more...]

{Why} Motherhood Matters – a book review

  As a girl, all I really wanted to be when I grew up was to become a wife and mother, stay at home, raise a family. I guess you could say it was my calling. A beautiful calling, but not an easy one! There are joys, blessings, rewards amidst quarrels, snotty noses and skinned knees. I … [Read more...]

Imagine . . . the Great Flood a book review

  Finding books for my kids during those transitional years between basic phonics readers and lengthy classic literature has always been a challenge. I was excited when we found out about Imagine. . .The Great Flood by Matt Koceich from Barbour Publishing. I would say the perfect mix of … [Read more...]

Using Progeny Press’ Macbeth E-Guide for High School English {A Review}

  Over the years, a favorite resource tool in our homeschooling adventure has been Progeny Press study guides. This year my high schoolers are using the Macbeth E-Guide as they study this Shakespearean classic. As my children got older I began searching for something to help guide our … [Read more...]

Heirloom Audio Productions: In the Reign of Terror (a Review)

    Something I discovered about myself after a couple years of homeschooling was that I LOVED History! Because we had been reading and listening to real, living books and resources like In the Reign of Terror, a historic novel originally written by G. A. Henty and now an audio … [Read more...]