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Yearly Book Review #9

Past review posts: Year 1 (lost) |  Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5 | Year 6 | Year 7 | Year 8 | Allegheny Gospel Trails by Virginia Crider – 3 stars The Selection (The Selection book #1) by Kiera Cass – 4 stars The Elite (The Selection book #2) by Kiera Cass – 4 stars The One…… Continue reading Yearly Book Review #9

activities · family · fun · Uncategorized

The Search for Thoreau’s Tiny House

My husband has read two books by abolitionist Henry David Thoreau.  He loved reading Walden very much which was also his grandfather’s favorite book (his grandfather was a minimalist too).  Since Thoreau has pretty much become Rob’s hero, he wanted to see where his house on Walden Pond was. We were on our way to…… Continue reading The Search for Thoreau’s Tiny House

homeschool · homeschooling · Uncategorized

Homeschooling Whys

“What’s wrong with ‘regular’ school?” “You homeschool? Good for you! That must be hard.  I could never do that myself.” “Shouldn’t your kids be in school right now? Is there a holiday today?” Ah, the questions that my sons and I are tired of hearing whenever we are out and about during the day.  The…… Continue reading Homeschooling Whys

food · recipe · recipes · Uncategorized

Matzoh Caramel Chocolate Crunch Recipe

For a few years our family has been celebrating Pesach/Passover tied in with Yeshua/Jesus instead of Easter. We have no Jewish heritage and are Christians adopted as God’s children, but if you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that we don’t celebrate the typical holidays for many reasons.  We really love the…… Continue reading Matzoh Caramel Chocolate Crunch Recipe