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Book Review: Meddlin’ Madeline Book Two—Such a Tease

Click here to purchase your copy. About the Book   Book: Such a Tease Author: Chautona Havig Genre: Christian Fiction/Historical/Mystery My Thoughts: I enjoyed Sweet on You, the first book in the series about Madeline Brown, but Such a Tease … Continue reading

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Book Review—Bessie’s Pillow

We recently had the opportunity to review Bessie’s Pillow, a new book by Linda Bress Silbert, published by Strong Learning, Inc. I read the book to myself first, after a couple of people in an online forum mentioned some possible … Continue reading

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Random Pictures from February and March, 2017

I often end up with an assortment of pictures that don’t seem to fit any theme, so here they are. We see this rock wall every time we go to Kaikoura now. These rocks were stacked up to try to … Continue reading

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Product Review—Circle C Stepping Stones Books

Mr. Intellectual, the only boy in our family who reads much of anything, has really enjoyed the other Circle C books we have (most of each of the Circle C Beginnings and the Circle C Adventures series). When I had … Continue reading

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Product Review—Creative Freewriting Adventure

One of the products we have been able to try out lately in order to review for The Homeschool Review Crew is Creative Freewriting Adventure, from the Home School Adventure Co. I requested this item for review because we often … Continue reading

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Funny Boys!

The day we took family pictures, we also got individual pictures of the children. It was hard to get a good one of some of them. We finally managed it, though; you can see the best results on the sidebar … Continue reading

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Garden Stuff

I sliced a bunch of zucchini for the freezer one day, and decided to try dehydrating some. I sprinkled them with salt, and they are quite good! I did learn that it’s best to oil the trays before putting the … Continue reading

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Children and Kittens—February 2017

One day when I was hanging out laundry, Little Miss found this headdress that her daddy wears at work to cover his hair and beard. She thought it was great fun to try on! Little Miss wanted me to take … Continue reading

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Family Picture Outtakes

After church yesterday, we asked a friend to help us get a family picture. What a mission! She said she enjoyed it; I hope she did! It turned out to be quite the adventure, trying to get nine people to … Continue reading

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Kubb

We have learned a new game this year. It’s very fun, everyone can be involved, and it gets people outside and active. Win, win! This game is called Kubb, and apparently originated in Sweden—possibly as far back as Viking times. … Continue reading

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