Relax… It’s Summer


I don’t know about you but life has just become way too busy. I have actually found it hard to sit down and relax without thinking of about a million things that still need to… Read More »

Summer Bucket List: Go Camping


Growing up my parents instilled a love of camping in my brothers and I. When other families were going to theme parks, we were hiking mountains, fishing in streams, mountain biking and enjoying s’mores by… Read More »

Summer Bucket List: In Praise of Mundane Simplicity


Nothing about the phrase ‘bucket list’ evokes mundane or simple ideas, does it? Even when you say, “summer bucket list,” you envision out of the ordinary places and activities. I usually think of the list… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Visit an Aquarium


One of the highlights of completing a homeschool unit study in our family is taking a field trip that relates to what we’ve just learned. Hands-on learning creates some great family memories as well. One… Read More »

Apologia Zoology Giveaway & Twitter Party Announcement


This summer we are Going to the Zoo with Apologia, and we want you to come along with us! Each month, I’ll be giving away a copy of one of the Zoology texts along with… Read More »

Captured by Love by Jody Hedlund


Jody Hedlund has woven a tale of love and loyalty in Captured by Love that will capture your heart. Set during the War of 1812, Michilimackinac Island [modern-day Mackinac Island in northern Michigan] has come… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: T-Shirt Painting with Spray Bottles


Summer is in full swing now. With the 4th of July behind us and the hottest weather of the summer in front of us, it’s time to get serious about summer fun… before summer is… Read More »

Learn to Enjoy the Ordinary


We are used to traveling long distances to visit our grandchildren. Until a year ago, we didn’t live near any of them. Now, we have moved so we live in the same town as one… Read More »

Backyard Water Play for Family and Friends


It’s the middle of the summer and the heat is on! Families and their friends want to enjoy fun outdoor activities together, but humidity and high temperatures can make it difficult to do so. When… Read More »

Love Comes Home by Ann H. Gabhart


The war is over and while some loved ones are returning home, others aren’t, and nothing is quite the same in Rosey Corner, KY. The Merritt sisters are not exempt from the changes that war… Read More »