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Friday Favorites- 3 Fantastic Books You Don’t Want to Miss

Friday Favorites- 3 Fantastic Books You Don’t Want to Miss

FRIDAY FAVORITES It is Friday again and that means it is time for another installment of my Friday Favorites! This week we have read some fantastic books! Featured this week are 2 picture books and 1 middle-grade novel that I read aloud to my kids. […]

Friday Favorites- Four Picture Books You Don’t Want to Miss!

Friday Favorites- Four Picture Books You Don’t Want to Miss!

Happy Friday! Today is the first of what I hope to be MANY “Friday Favorites”. Every Friday I am hoping to share with you some of our very favorite books from the week. I always have so many books that I want to showcase, so […]

Add Adventure to Learning with Literary Adventures for Kids

Add Adventure to Learning with Literary Adventures for Kids

Have you seen the movie The House With a Clock in Its Walls? I was so intrigued by this movie from the very first preview! Imagine my book nerd excitement when I found out that it was a book long before it was a movie! […]

A DINO-RIFIC Experience Box for your Little Paleontologists!

A DINO-RIFIC Experience Box for your Little Paleontologists!

Do you have a dinosaur obsessed kiddo? You know the one I mean…the kid who can pronounce┬áPiatnitzkysaurus without missing a beat (totally a real dinosaur…just ask google). Well then, stay put, because┬áthis is the post for you. I have created an awesome collection of gifts […]

Raising Readers – One Books at a Time!

Raising Readers – One Books at a Time!

I have loved books for as long as I can remember! My Mom actually used books as bribery to potty train me when I was 2 (OK, that is moderately embarrassing!) We would walk to the store together and I would get to pick out […]

Get Lost in a Book This Summer! 3 Great Reads for the Adventure Lover!

Get Lost in a Book This Summer! 3 Great Reads for the Adventure Lover!

  Summer is the perfect time to get out and take some family adventures! Trips to the beach, hikes in the mountains, camping trips…whatever your idea of adventure is, summer is a great time to get out and explore! Summer is also one of my […]

Magic Awaits…A book review of The Crowns of Croswald

Magic Awaits…A book review of The Crowns of Croswald

  If you are looking for an escape from reality then The Crowns of Croswald is the perfect book to get lost in! I was hooked from the very first pages! Author D.E. Night creates an amazing world of magic and adventure. This is a […]

Amazing Artists – Introduction to our Unit Study!

Amazing Artists – Introduction to our Unit Study!

I am so excited to share a brand-new Art unit that I have been working on!! Do you have children that love creating art? I know I do! My kids are obsessed with all things art! Whenever they have a free minute they can be […]

My Top 10 Usborne Books for Homeschooling- Part 1

My Top 10 Usborne Books for Homeschooling- Part 1

(The following links go to my personal Usborne Books & More website, as a consultant I do receive commission on purchases) My obsession with Usborne books came long before our decision to homeschool! I fell in love with these amazing books. My home has always […]

Amazing Artists Week 2- Becoming Jackson Pollock

Amazing Artists Week 2- Becoming Jackson Pollock

Much like Pablo Picasso, my kids were so intrigued by the works of Jackson Pollock! They absolutely love seeing his artwork…it is so full of splatters, splashes, and drips of paint! We couldn’t wait to jump right in and get started!! This week I was […]