Princess fever 104.4 getting out if tepid tub. We’ve now gone to full acetaminophen doses. Ugh. Only symptoms are a site throat and all around whimpering. Like this:Like Loading…


I spoke too soon…

So I was delighted to be able to announce yesterday morning that we’re all well and the tummy troubles behind us. Then they cried all night. Today the princess is proofing a 102 some odd fever and complaint about throat pain and horrid whining. Thanks snow in spring. I want to stop being sick! Now would be nice. Like this:Like Loading…

HomeSchool Office Online Planner {Review}

Okay, so this one is my screen shot.

As a list maker and box checker at heart I was thrilled when the opportunity came up to review something new Lord Heritage and their program/product HomeSchool Office (an online homeschool planner – with printable options). They have a neat Christian oriented motto for how they name everything and you can see it under their Product Features and Purpose. I just knew this was going to be something for us and couldn’t wait to get started. Site Note: We are coming off a few weeks of family illness and thus the screen shots have been provided for me. But they are probably … Continue reading

Arts & Crafts for Elementary Kids Round-Up!


Sick here

As if everything else wasn’t enough we were hit by gastroenteritis upon returning home. It’s now made it’s way around to me and the babe. Oh woah is me and my sick children. Naptime. Like this:Like Loading…

Jinx’s Magic is now in paperback!

Jinx Magic

In this second installment of the Jinx trilogy, Sage Blackwood’s daring hero is called upon to save the Urwald. The more he learns, however, the clearer it becomes that this quest will require more than the magic of a solitary wizard’s apprentice, and soon he’ll have to call upon all of the Urwald—witches, werewolves, wizards, and trees—for help.

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Creative Madness Frontier Girls

Creative Madness Mama Frontier Girls

As participants in the Frontier Girls Clubs, our home Troop is classified as Pioneers Troop #100. We are part of a plethora of individuals with parent/scouts that are not a part of a formal troop. Pioneer Program The Pioneer program is designed for girls who wish to pursue the Frontier Girls program as an individual. They do not belong to a troop, but instead, work on badges and awards under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Pioneers may band together to work on badges or participate in activities such as campouts and community service projects if they wish, but … Continue reading


Field Trip Friday: Art Museum 

Amelia Bedelia Chapter Books #6 is now available!


In the sixth book in the New York Times–bestselling chapter book series about the childhood of America’s favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia and her friends clean up a vacant lot and build a clubhouse—with surprising results! Includes a guide to idioms used in the book and features black-and-white art throughout. The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies.

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Who are, or rather, what is Frontier Girls?

Creative Madness Mama Frontier Girls

When I was a very young elementary school student, I was a Daisy, a Girls Scouts Daisy. My next door neighbor went the full gambit of Girls Scouts I believe. Yet before I got too involved the Troop was disbanded (long story) and my scouting days were over. When I was in the later years of elementary school I participating in something of an afterschool program at a local church that was named something along the lines of Marvelous Mondays or Terrific Tuesdays or some such. We memorized creeds, prayers, and scripture and received pins for our prize as well … Continue reading


Getting into the groove with Frontier Girls

Vests  are finished!


Marvel Daredevil {Trailer} Netflix Original

Favorite Visual Learning Systems Digital Science Online – Sun and Stars

Visual Learning Systems Digital Science Online

Astronomy is this year’s science subject. We jumped in soon after the new year and I’ve been on the lookout for resources to enhance our studies. What an emense blessing it is to have discovered Visual Learning Systems Digital Science Online! Visual Learning Systems Review

The timing for this review is absolutely provincial. Through the TOS Review Crew, we have been graced with the opportunity to review Visual Learning Systems – (http://www.VisualLearningSys.com). We have been given a full year access to received Digital Science Online: Elementary Edition (Grades K-5) and the Secondary Edition (Grades 6-12). What a resource this has proven to be!

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Mist of Midnight {Goodreads Giveaway!}

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Mist of Midnight (Daughters of Hampshire, #1) by Sandra Byrd

Mist of Midnight

In the first of a brand-new series set in Victorian England, a young woman returns home from India after the death of her family to discover her identity and inheritance are challenged by the man who holds her future in his hands.

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