Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 30

Check out my Guest Post on Funschooling

Jump on over to The Schoolhouse Review Crew Blog and check out my post on Funschooling! There are a whole host of great ideas to help you add some fun to your homeschool this summer.

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May 27

Great Deal to help you Build a Homeschool Library

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The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is offering a great deal with their latest product, SchoolhouseLibrary.net. This downloadable offering includes over 175 e-books or audio books covering over 25 different topics from many different popular homeschool publishers, as well as TOS. All of this for the low cost of $25! You will also have access to new items as …

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May 26

Simplified Dinners – A Molly Crew Review

  As my life has gotten busier over the years, I have found that my old way of deal shopping and couponing is just not practical for every week of the year. I love the thrill of the hunt and the challenge of getting great deals for my family, but the time it takes is …

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May 26

J is for Just Having Fun

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We have been officially on summer break since May 6th, but we have had company, taken a trip to a homeschool convention, etc and we are ready for some lazy days. We have had some fun adventures since our break began so I thought that I would share a little peek into our life for …

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May 24

Dave’s Dots

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Ye do not know the Hour….  From WFSB –  “A Norwalk man skimming through a local newspaper said he found an image of Jesus Christ in a blob of ink.  Joseph McCaffrey told the Norwalk Hour he was reading the May 2 edition when he mentioned to his wife that the movie section had a large …

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May 22

Choosing and Using Curriculum by Joyce Herzog – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

This is the season where I hibernate in a room with the computer and research, pray, make lists, and plan for the new school year. I LOVE to plan and look for school curriculum. Sometimes, I make this harder than it has to be so when the opportunity arose for me to review Joyce Herzog’s …

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May 20

Winding Down and Gearing Up

This time of year we start winding down the old school year and gearing up for the next year. I look at all the things we did and take some time to see if we reached our goals and accomplished the things we set out to learn. I try to see what worked for us …

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May 17

I is for Interesting

In this world of high-speed internet and blogger friends, we don’t have the opportunity to get to know our online friends as well as we would like, so I thought that I would make my letter “I” post a little different and make a list of some of the things that I find interesting. I think …

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May 17

The Fruit of Our Labor

I was pondering on Proverbs 14:23 the other day.  “All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. I was reminded of the time and efforts I have put into training my kids to do household chores. I usually spend some extra time each summer when we have more down time teaching …

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May 16

Science Naturally – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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As a science major myself, I was excited to get my hands on a copy of  One Minute Mysteries: 65 More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science! by Eric and Natalie Yoder, published by Science Naturally. My ten and seven-year-old boys like science and my oldest has been interested in mysteries since he learned to …

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