Advent Begins 2016

Amaryllis Christmas Flowers

I know it’s been a while since I blogged… in fact, I think this past November was the very first month I didn’t blog AT ALL since I began blogging in 2005. I am sure you can imagine, that a cancer diagnosis changes a lot of things, and I just let my blog take a […]

10 Children’s Books Worth Checking Out (and a give-away)

Salamander Dance

It has been a while since I cleaned off my children’s book review shelf and I have a slew of good books to bring to your attention this time. Many of these were given to me by the publisher or author to look at because they felt we were a good fit as a homeschool, […]

Almost Back to School: Getting Organized

Organized Homeschooler

{ Note: This post is part of my Almost Back to School Series – follow along with the links at the bottom. } As promised, here’s Post #2 of 5… We didn’t get quite as much as I had hoped done this week, but we managed to plan out the entire year’s worth of homeschool […]

Sometimes you gotta let it go… and a Give-Away

Have you ever felt overloaded? Like you were drowning in the millions of things you thought you NEEDED to get accomplished in life? Do you have a super-mom syndrome? I know plenty of homeschool moms (including myself) that would answer any of those above questions with a resounding YES. I am giving away TWO copies […]

Bluebonnet Time (every Texas spring)

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In case you haven’t noticed yet, I’m a native Texan… and we Texans have a little crush on our state. Especially lovely are the things we think make Texas wonderful: like bluebonnets, which happen to be the state flower. This year’s bluebonnets were THICK, y’all. Maybe it was the drought last year? That’s what we […]