The Dragon & the Raven {A Jim Hodges Audio Book Review}

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  Jim Hodges Productions has a wonderful line up of Henty books on audio and I'd love to share our review of The Dragon & the Raven as well as the Study Guide in PDF format that accompanies it. Setting: This book takes place in AD 870-901 during the days of King Alfred and the Viking … [Continue reading]

Fall School Photos {2014}

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I look forward to taking our fall pictures every year and am extra thankful when the fall weather is warm and beautiful as it has been this month! ~Malachi, 4th grade ~ ~Eliana, 2nd grade~ ~Boaz, Preschool~ We've been enjoying the beautiful weather while we can. (I can't wait to share … [Continue reading]

MathTacular: Unbelievably Understandable Math™ {Review & Giveaway!}

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Have you seen the MathTacular series from Sonlight?! Starring a quirky teacher named Justin, they are a series of DVDs that make math "unbelievably understandable" (and fun) using everyday objects. I'd love to share my review of the MathTacular® 1-4 Bundle, and then offer a giveaway for a chance … [Continue reading]

TOMY Super Pop-Up Pirate {Review}

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Super Pop-Up Pirate, from TOMY games, is a simple but fun game for little ones. It is designed for ages 4 and up, and up to 4 players can play at a time.  Play is fast, but fun! To play, you push the pirate down into the barrel until he locks into position. Each player selects a set of colorful … [Continue reading]

My Big Green Pocketbook {B4FI♥AR}

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My Big Green Pocketbook was our "back-to-school" row this fall. It is a sweet story of a little girl and the memories she makes during an outing with her mother one day. She collects her morning in her pocketbook, and then accidentally leaves it on the bus. But, it has a happy ending, and we enjoy … [Continue reading]