Charlotte Mason for the Daft (and a book give-away)

At the Book Store

I’ve been toying with Charlotte Mason for nearly a decade. I’ve “known” about her methods for longer than that. I have never been able to totally put myself in the Charlotte Mason box, though, even after becoming a bona fide veteran homeschool mom with a homeschool high school graduate attending college. In hopes that I […]

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

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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, […]

A New Convention on the Block… in Texas!

Thank You to our Military

Apparently, you won’t have to wait until the summer to get your homeschool inspiration on this year. Great Homeschool Conventions is branching out into the Lone Star State in a big way with a new convention debuting in Forth Worth this February (next month). Not long after the homeschool burnout fog has settled, GHC has […]

Homeschool Moms’ Winter Summit! {Giveaway}

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You could say that I enjoy a good conference. I mean, as a photographer, I dig event photography and attend quite a few conferences – even if I don’t get to sit down and listen to many “sessions”. However, there are a few conference experiences that I’d much rather be LISTENING to than photographing. A […]

Paper Goodness $75 Give-Away from Minted.com

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I love art, stationary, greeting cards, and pretty prints to hang on the wall. Doesn’t everyone? Minted.com is a really cool paper-good site where you can get almost any sort of paper thing you can imagine – made by thousands of designers working together.  I love the idea. Even more, I love what I’ve seen […]

HOME and GARDEN 101, Ironite and a Sponsored Give-Away

What could be better on a homeschool mama’s blog this time of year than a “Home and Garden 101″ series (which is happily sponsored by Central Pet & Garden – who are also providing my readers with a 25$ AMEX gift card give away)? Make sure to read to the end so you can enter […]