How our {Eclectic Unschooly} Homeschool Works

Recursion – How Our {Eclectic Unschooly} Homeschool Works! I’ve been rearranging our office/homeschool spaces/living room/dining room for 2018. Yes. Still working on it, but I’m getting so close to being finished! My son, the Bibliophile, drew this many years ago and it’s held a hallowed place on the cork board ever since. Recursion occurs when a thing is defined in terms of itself or of … Continue reading How our {Eclectic Unschooly} Homeschool Works

#InstaWrimo Day 10: 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 10: Noveling Music Music moves me and depending on my mood, I listen to jazz, rock, or punk. Lately, I’ve been listening to a lot of Celtic and Irish-inspired music — both in my workouts and my working … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 10: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

Grace and Space through Celebrations

As the holiday season approaches, I am filled with satisfaction of our family rituals. Set in place through years of trials and triumphs, we honor the days, the holidays, the family-togetherness which we’ve come to expect in the everyday as well as the extraordinary. I am reminded of our search for minimalism in a very materialistic world when the fall season rolls in with the … Continue reading Grace and Space through Celebrations

Ash Wednesday: What will you add?

After the celebration of Fat Tuesday last evening, today we receive the ashes of Palm Sunday. As we prepare for our day, I asked my children to not think about what they will “give up” for Lent, but what they can add. It’s been my experience that giving something up, something you really love, doesn’t necessarily make your heart grow stronger for the cause with … Continue reading Ash Wednesday: What will you add?

Game Review: Money Bags

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Game: Learning Resources – Money Bags Coin Value Game Players: 2-4 Game Time: ~20 minutes Ease of Use: Easy Peasy Our Family Rating: 5/5 Having had this game for years, Money Bags is a great family favorite. We were able to bolster our learning of money playing this fun game. … Continue reading Game Review: Money Bags

Game Review: Prime Climb

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Game: Prime Climb Players: 2-4 Game Time: 30 minutes Ease of Use: Easy Peasy Our Family Rating: 4/5 This award winning game was conceived by the people who created Math for Love. In our homeschool circles, I’ve often heard of the wonderful work the Math for Love people do. In … Continue reading Game Review: Prime Climb

Pokemon GO!

The phenomenon of Summer 2016, at least for our family, has definitely been phases of construction coming to fruition. #nofilter #bathroom #remodel #backsplash #tile #love with the #tub of my #dreams! A post shared by Kelly Bikurgurl (@bikurgurl) on Jul 25, 2016 at 1:17pm PDT However, a secondary obsession has taken hold of us: Pokemon Go! #lapras #pokemongo #pokemon #pokemongame #pokemongym — #game #games #gamer … Continue reading Pokemon GO!