Homeschool Science Lab Kits ~ A Beakers-O-Fun Review {& Giveaway!}

Homeschool lab kits

Beakers-O-Fun are the same folks who brought us Buckets-O-Fun (remember the samples of Yuck we used in We're Going on a Bear Hunt?!).  Well, they put together a science lab kit for homeschoolers and sent me one to review! (They contacted me after getting so many requests for samples from people … [Continue reading]

2014 – 2015 Curriculum

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I'm ready to share our curriculum choices for the 2014-15 school year. I'm not going to explain or expand much on my choices right now, and they are subject to change. Our homeschool is changing. I have three homeschooled students now, instead of six. I'm not sure yet, if that will be harder or … [Continue reading]

My Student Logbook {Review}

My Student Logbook

Do you need an easy way to track your student's progress on a daily basis? Does your student need an easy way to know when they are done with school for the day? If so, you'll love My Student Logbook! What are My Student Logbooks? My Student Logbook is an automated logbook to track your … [Continue reading]

First Week of September

First week of Sept.

I don't have many pics of our first week of school - it was way too chaotic. So, I took pics of the first week of September. (See Day 1 here). This was a better week. This week we dug into our basics - reading, spelling, writing, math. I finally got Elli's All About Reading 2 binder all put together … [Continue reading]

First Day of September

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We had a leisurely morning, and after a trip to the store to get ice cream, we painted walls, rearranged furniture, spot cleaned carpets (praise God for rubbing alcohol to remove rubber cement stains!), decluttered, and organized to get ready for school. We had a really hard first week back to … [Continue reading]

First Day of School {2014-2015}

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August 25th, 2014 It has become a tradition to have waffles for the first day of school each year - one waffle for each grade the child is in. I first made homemade waffles, then I resorted to frozen waffles. But, this year I went really easy and bought packaged donuts (spare tire donuts … [Continue reading]

Audio Drama: Under Drake’s Flag {Review}

Under Drake's Flag

Do you love History? Do you love a good adventure? Do you love audio drama? If so, you are in for a treat! Heirloom Audio Productions presents Under Drake's Flag, from The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty. History, adventure, danger, and chivalry are combined for an exciting audio drama in … [Continue reading]

All About Reading Level 4 is now available!

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Just in case you haven't seen the announcement yet, All About Reading Level 4 (my affiliate link!) is now available! Not only that, Level 4 is on sale for $20 off TODAY through the 15th! This is a special release sale that All About Learning Press only offers during the release celebration, so if … [Continue reading]