Our School Area

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So happy to be linking up with the Not-Back-to-School party! Missed it last week but looking forward to hopping to all the blogs, and commenting and following my happy heart away. Welcome, please follow me with a link on the right, like my FB page, follow my pinterest, and comment anywhere! I love meeting and […]

Book Review: The Book Thief

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I recently borrowed from the library and finished reading The Book Thief by Markus  Zusak. Amazon’s description: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus […]

Book Review: Meet at the Ark at Eight

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Meet at the Ark

I was recently sent for review an Advanced Reader Copy of the book Meet at the Ark at Eight, by Ulrich Hub and illustrated by Jorg Muhle. The publisher’s description, upon which I based my request for this book, reads as follows: Three penguins are having an age-old argument about God — who is he […]

Illuminations on Sale!

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Illuminations, the language arts curriculum put out by Bright Ideas Press (publishers of Mystery of History and the Christian Kids Explore science series), is on sale! We use and love several BIP products, but Illuminations is our favorite, fantastic way to keep all of our subjects together. It schedules our Bible reading and corresponds to […]

Attached and Green? Or Just Frugal?

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As I find my blogging groove, realize who my audience and readers are, and exactly what my niche might be in the big old bloggy world, I’ve been thinking lately about what my life is like. What it looks like to others, what I wish it was, and how much ability to communicate I might […]