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!

Travel Planning: Prague, Czech Republic

Planning for travel in Prague has been a dream come true! While it’s one thing to study history, nations, geography, and governments, it’s quite another thing to actually walk the paths of those who have come before us. To see what they saw, to experience the city and landscapes others experience. As white, middle class Americans, we have limited opportunities to achieve hands-on learning overseas. … Continue reading Travel Planning: Prague, Czech Republic

Changes, they be a Comin’

Change is the only constant in life – Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher Our family has gone through a plethora of changes in recent months which culminated in my oldest son deciding to start public school Monday. He’s been homeschooled for the past 8 years but decided he needed new challenges. Oh the challenges. 6:15am? 6:30am? My friends know him as the guy who’ll stay up until … Continue reading Changes, they be a Comin’

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

Three Line Tales: Eclectic Unschooling

This challenge is hosted by Sonya – @ Only 100 Words –  The idea? 3 lines about the picture, no matter how long or short, but only three lines! Eclectic Unschooling Stormtroopers come into view, wielding weapons like painters do My boys and their Lego Minifigs show their write, authoring tales to my delight Building stories; creating worlds; learning cooperation, dialouge, storylines, backstories…too much to say, as … Continue reading Three Line Tales: Eclectic Unschooling

Learning Curves, Blogging, Life, and My Garden

I find that life keeps throwing me curveballs. No excuses, just sayin’… At first, I thought these changes were just me — feeling the victim, caught unawares. I don’t like feeling sorry for myself or otherwise unable to manage situations. However, in some situations we just have to take a deep breath, pray, and leave the rest to God. So, what’s been going on… Well, … Continue reading Learning Curves, Blogging, Life, and My Garden

Game Day: Sometimes You Just Need a Down Day!

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Following on the heels of yesterday’s post of Grace and Space, we’re discussing on that post and a reblog by Melinda, sometimes you just need a day off – a Game Day off! We had an Epic Game Day yesterday – Exploding Kittens, Life, Clue, Ticket to Ride, Stratego {my … Continue reading Game Day: Sometimes You Just Need a Down Day!

Homeschooling with File Folder Games

Today, as we stumbled across our file box of File Folder Games, it reminded us of happy days playing them. However, my children haven’t used these in years. In part, because I never finished putting the games together; in part, because they are no longer the way we need to learn – we’ve moved past these. Growth. As any student, finding the methodology which works … Continue reading Homeschooling with File Folder Games