This will be our third full year homeschooling our kids and I can tell you right now that it has gotten easier each year. We learn from our experiences, implement new processes and ideas, and ultimately move forward with new things that work for us. But it wasn't easy when we first started. I will … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Homeschool
This summer so far has been a time for me to really sit down and focus on what is most important for me and my family. I've made a lot of changes around my routine and ultimately the flow of our days and our house. I work full time at home, homeschool our children and … Continue reading Top 5 Usborne Books In Our Homeschool
★★★★★ A historical journey back in time and a period that I adore reading about. Taking place in the 1880's during a time when New York City was still taking in new populations, struggling immensely with poverty and classism, we get a peek into the life of Elizabeth van den Broek. She comes from a … Continue reading Cleopatra’s Dagger by Carole Lawrence a Book Review
An Old Friend Calls in a Favor Sean was on his way home from school and ready to watch his favorite TV show. School was his least favorite place to be, but lately it had gotten even worse for him. He barely had any friends and most of the kids ignored him in a way … Continue reading St. Paddy’s Day Short Story – Part I
★★★★ Have you ever wondered what life is like after a nuclear war? The Last will provide you with a glimpse of one those perspectives. But we all have our own expectations, I believe, of what things would look like. However, I enjoyed the questions this book made me ask about myself. Comparing my own … Continue reading The Last by Hanna Jameson a Book Review
I always enjoy trying to come up with witty headers for my posts, even when I'm not writing the most interesting of things. It's a reflection of my creativity and appreciation for the simple sake of writing in and of itself. Honestly, I'm not sure how many of my followers noticed, but I haven't been … Continue reading Back to Basics
★★★★★ Romance fans listen up! The main man of this one is a middle brother in a billionaire family of elite doctors. While Carter is a bit of an alphahole *SWOON* he's also one amazing man sitting in the background loving Grace from afar because she's a taken woman. Well, that is until her fiance … Continue reading Doctor Mistake by J. Saman
Happy New Year's Eve readers! 2021 has been a very interesting year for myself and my family. We made some big changes that were very important to us to continue the lifestyle that makes us a happy family. Including changing my career to a full-time remote position so that I can be home, home school … Continue reading New Year, New Coffee!
★★★★★ This book was amazing and read really quickly. While this is a story that includes characters from an earlier book, it can be read as a stand alone due to it including the most relevant information from the other book. Revisiting these characters and seeing how they've grown and been influenced by the tragedy … Continue reading Moment In Time by Suzanne Redfearn
For the past month, I haven't really done as much reading as I would have liked. But it was also a very necessary break from books for me. At the end of September I walked away from my job and career of over 15 years for personal reasons. I was unemployed through the month of … Continue reading Happy Holidays from my family to yours!