Posted in Book of the Month

Book of the Month

January 2016

Because this is the first “Book of the Month” let me first elucidate.  Every month (hopefully!) I’m going to read a book and during the month give an update, such as how I like it so far, if it’s easy or hard to read, and so forth. Then at the end of the month I’ll write a full review and we’ll see if it was worth the time.  (Even if a book is horribly tedious it’s usually still a learning experience!)

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On Snow, License Plates, and Pencils

I can’t believe it!  Three days of snow that’s all I got!  I mean come on global warming at least give me a full week!  I’m really going to miss the snow and feeling extra cosy. Waking up to the shadow of snow clouds, cold and refreshing.  Ah snow… Continue reading “On Snow, License Plates, and Pencils”

Posted in Homeschool

MCT Curricula Review

I’ve been homeschooling for three and a half years now, and for two and a half of those years I’ve been using Michael Clay Thompson’s Language Arts curricula by Royal Fireworks Press.  The subjects that I’ve used are Grammar, 4Practice, Vocabulary, Literature, and Poetics.  The only subject Continue reading “MCT Curricula Review”

Posted in Recipes

Zesty Lemonade


In recent years, from shopping at farmers markets, I’ve learned the actual seasons for fruits and veggies.  Growing up I never thought about it much; it just never occurrred to me that each fruit and vegetable had Continue reading “Zesty Lemonade”

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Mitten Time!

Through December the weather where I live has been more spring-like than wintery.  I began to assume that I wouldn’t see any snow this year.  But for the past few days the view from my window has been of a snowglobe.  Now winter consists of Continue reading “Mitten Time!”