Giants in the Land Review- and GIVEAWAY


Giants in the Land series continues with book 2, “The Prodigals” as sold by my affiliate partner.  This is a story of mystery, intrigue, and making decisions.  We start out by learning that ruffians had raided the land, and carried off some of it’s people, and a young man makes a decision to surrender himself to… [read more]

What a Homeschooling, Homesteading, Work-at-Home Mother does all day

what a homeschooling mother does all day

  As a stay at home mother, homeschooling one at that, I have often heard this question. But, for some reason, it got to me enough today to write about it. I had a friend (a career mom) tell me that there was no way she could ever stay at home with her kids. “I… [read more]

Ignorance truly IS bliss

If you’re anything like me, you try and keep up with all that’s going on in the world. I mean, that’s the smart thing to do, right? Until you get so inundated with information, that it’s a misery to you. And that is what has become of me. All the info that I see on… [read more]

Ten Greats…review

Amy Puetz has done it again!  I love how this woman loves history and how she brings it to life so that others can enjoy, appreciate, and learn from it as well.  I always thought of myself as a “history buff” and hoped to pass that to my children as it is full of exciting… [read more]

Homeschooling…part 4

IF ONLY I HAD KNOWN… As I thought about this topic, I had to really be honest with myself. I read other blogs, trying to come up with creative ways to say what they were all basically saying. My heart cried when I looked back at the last twelve years of motherhood…all the things I… [read more]

Homeschooling…part 3


The coffee pot is perking…the smell of freshly ground coffee fills the air. The door opens and a large, blond, mixed breed dog bounds to the back yard to take care of business. The cats begin to meow for their daily breakfast and are not the most patient. The dog comes in, full of energy… [read more]

Homeschooling…part 2

Here’s a laughable subject…”HOW I HOMESCHOOL”… When I started out on my venture, I used ACE or School of Tomorrow PACES. For those of you who are unfamiliar with that, you set “goals” in your PACES to be completed in each subject. It’s all nicely laid out for you and no planning past the goal… [read more]

Homeschooling…part 1

Ok…so I’m cheating and posting this after we have already started our year. I just have finally gotten in my head things that I wanted to say and wanted to get it all down before I lost it. Anyone with me on that? My daughter is going into the 7th grade this year, meaning she… [read more]