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.

HomeSchool Office Online Planner {Review}

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 better than what I could have provided anyway. What I found was that this program is extremely time consuming. It was very time consuming and unclear on how to set up in the first place, but also whenever something needed to be adjusted I could not find an easy way. . .

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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.

Jinx’s Magic is now in paperback!

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 there is no official leader. The girls and parents will have to work out any arrangements necessary. If there is a troop nearby, a Pioneer may also participate in troop activities if invited. If a Pioneer wishes to have a troop number on her uniform, she can wear troop #100. . .

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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?

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 as pride. I remember adoring those pins and that sash. In my later high school years, I knew a boy who was in a Venturing Crew. I was very interested in joining, but then I was too far away and headed off to college soon anyhow… and thus I was. . .

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Visual Learning Systems Digital Science Online – Sun and Stars {Review}

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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Tuesday – triumphant finishing! {quilt}

I know I should wait for a Friday Finished post. But I’m too excited I have to share. My mom found a panel and fabric coordinates and I added borders and made it giant babbie (aka blankie) or small quilt for my friend Jen’s baby. I hope she’ll like it. I’m not jealous after spending all this time with the softness of the fabrics! If you’re curious. Something on sidelines that I do from time to time is personalized baby gifts, or just any gifts (embroidery, sewing and the like). I can also make winter scouting vests… and I have a few other products in the works. Just ask!

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