T.U.R.D.S.: A Teen Book Club

{Affiliate links in text – just click through and at no cost to you, I offset the cost of my book habit!! I can’t thank you enough for your support – your readership means everything!} Yes, you read that correctly: TURDS! Here is a peek into our homeschool and how we support our eclectic-unschooly, interest-led learners: Our GEMS. Teen Unschoolers Reading Diverse Stories. Yes: I’m … Continue reading T.U.R.D.S.: A Teen Book Club

Free Books Today {& Not just for the Homeschool Curious!}

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} Hello from my Happy Eclectic Homeschool! As I’ve been reflecting on my first mama-only homeschool conference in Portland, I feel empowered to share with my readers more of my own homeschooling experience. We’ve been doing this, essentially, since my boys were born, but with almost a decade of experience under my belt, I feel like … Continue reading Free Books Today {& Not just for the Homeschool Curious!}

#InstaWrimo Day 4: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack:   {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 4 inspiration comes from my bookstack as today we are posting our current read. My current read is from my 2018 Recycled Reads list, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King. My mother, a … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 4: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

November 2017 Planning

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} Hello November! With NaNoWriMo starting, and fall activities slowly changing to end-of-year activities, I feel I can finally take a breath. I purposefully plan my Septembers heavily with our homeschooling to take advantage of the nearly perfect Pacific Northwest weather, but … Continue reading November 2017 Planning

Tired of Sexually Driven Free Kindle Books? Try some of these!

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you 🙂 } Do you have a Kindle? Looking for ‘real’ books, but left dismayed by the ridiculous amount of smutty-romance in the Free Kindle Unlimited? My Dotted Leuchtturm 1917 in Green I finally signed up for a free trial of Kindle Unlimited yesterday to … Continue reading Tired of Sexually Driven Free Kindle Books? Try some of these!

Recycled Reads 2017: Ender’s Game

Bikurgurl 2017: Recycled Reads Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free & Thank YOU for joining me for Recycled Reads 2017! My book review on Ender’s Game (The Ender Quintet)… This was a tough book for me to read. Completely outside my genre, both my husband and bibliophile son loved it and heartily encouraged me to read … Continue reading Recycled Reads 2017: Ender’s Game

Recycled Read 2017: Lassie Come-Home

Bikurgurl 2017: Recycled Reads Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free & Thank YOU for joining me for Recycled Reads 2017! I selected 12 books I’ve had on my shelf and not read. Reading through tomes sitting untouched on my shelf feeds directly into My year of CLean – deciding whether or not to keep the books … Continue reading Recycled Read 2017: Lassie Come-Home

February 2017: Books we’re Reading

While we’re voracious readers, these are literally what we’re reading today! Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free As with many things in life, I have many things left undone. I have big aspirations, huge expectations of myself, and yet many of these seemingly easy and rhythmic tasks are often sidelined by the events of the day, … Continue reading February 2017: Books we’re Reading

Recycled Reads 2017: The Pearl

Bikurgurl 2017: Recycled Reads Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free & Thank YOU for joining me for Recycled Reads 2017! I selected 12 books I’ve had on my shelf and not read. Reading through tomes sitting untouched on my shelf feeds directly into My year of CLean – deciding whether or not to keep the books … Continue reading Recycled Reads 2017: The Pearl

“Hate cannot drive out Hate: only love can do that,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I am reluctant to post this. We all have opinions based on morals, motivations, and our own influences. However, smugness, fear, contentment, and unrest fight to coexist in our current political environment. While I do believe the office is bigger than the man, I cannot deny my own trepidation. The highly publicized fear of my fellow countrymen mixed with others who feel vindicated and satisfied … Continue reading “Hate cannot drive out Hate: only love can do that,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.