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November 21, 2019

I had heard of LitWits but had never used one of their reading curriculum programs so I was excited to receive 4 LitWits Kits for review.  I chose "My Side of the Mountain", "The Railway Children", "Around the World...

November 19, 2019

Oooh, I'm so far behind right now!  We've been doing this awesome program called The Kingdom Code, Journey Through the Code but sadly I'm really behind on documenting it!  Oops, well real life happens :)  So, here's...

November 14, 2019

I always enjoy the few adult book reviews we get to do so I was happy to review God's Mail  and his new book "God's Mail Volume 3".  I chose the Kindle version but it was also available in hardcopy!

First off, this i...

November 12, 2019

I just love a good historical fiction book, and when we got to review Author Mattie Richardson/Appaloosy Books and the Mattie Richardson's Horses in History Series we were excited!  These are a set of books about sp...

November 10, 2019

It's already started where I live. The stores are absolutely full of Christmas advertising and I can assure you, they are not your friend when it comes to a thrifty lifestyle this year!

Tip #1. Stay out of stores!  O...

November 7, 2019

When we were given the opportunity to review and have a personalized video made from CrossTimber-Name Meaning Gifts I was perplexed as to which child to choose to have a Your Amazing Name - Personalized Adventures f...

November 5, 2019

We received 2 books from Kregel Publications in their Goldtown Beginnings series called Jem Strikes Gold & Jem's Frog Fiasco.  These are the first 2 books in the series.  As usual, we were excited, because we love n...

November 2, 2019

I hear people saying All.The.Time. I can't afford to homeschool. It's so expensive! Now, we have 4 young children that we raise on one very modest income. We also successfully homeschool on that income. In my humbl...

October 29, 2019

Jake has always had a difficult time making his letters appropriately.  We have tried many things and he has improved but when I was given the chance to review Channie's Visual Handwriting & Math workbooks and...

October 25, 2019

It's almost that time of year again!  The time of year that either brings joy or dread in your heart!  It's Christmas time of course!  The most expensive time of the year more often than the most wonderful time of t...

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