Review: The Familyman’s Christmas Treasury Audio Collection

Christmas is coming!  Did you hear my sing song voice when you read that?  I’ll be honest, I’ve had many Scroogey years where I just about dreaded the holiday season.  For some reason this year my heart is singing when I think about Christmas.  First, it is the time that we remember Jesus’s birth and […]


Review: Educeri Lesson Subscription Service

Let me tell you about one of our latest homeschool products we have received…. it is called Educeri Lesson Subscription Service from Educeri …….  Educeri a division of DataWORKS .  It is full of thousands of lessons for grades K-12 for in a wide variety of subjects. What a bountiful resource. Of course when you first hear of resource […]


Review: Everyday Education, LLC: Working it Out: Poetry Analysis with George Herbert

I want to share with you a review of something that I’ve been using more for myself than with my children… though its totally appropriate for really the entire family.  It is called Working it Out: Poetry Analysis with George Herbert from Everyday Education, LLC.  I’ve incorporated this into my daily Bible study and devotional time and I […]


Review: Books by Children’s Author Carole P. Roman

Books!  Books! MORE BOOKS! Books to me, especially children’s books, are to me like shoe or handbags might be to some other women.  I have been collecting children’s books for 20 years.  Mind you my oldest is only about to turn 11.  My addiction…err… collection began long before he was born.  So when the opportunity to […]


Review: The Cat of Bubastes from Heirloom Audio Productions

I get to share with you another AMAZING audio adventure!!! This time we had the chance of to review The Cat of Bubastes from Heirloom Audio Productions  We love these audio dramas so much that we literally stalk all of their social media pages awaiting any tidbit of information about when the next adventure will be released.  The […]


Review: Annual Subscription from

My family has recently had the opportunity to review something I think is rather unique. It is an Annual Subscription from  My son has been given the opportunity to use an email account outfitted with many safety features perfect for kids. Up until this point I have never considered email accounts for my children.  It seemed rather unnecessary to […]


Book Review: The Pray-ers / Book 1 Troubles by Mark S. Mirza from CTM Publishing Atlanta

The Pray-ers / Book 1 Troubles by Mark S. Mirza from CTM Publishing Atlanta is a faith based fiction book that will challenge you in your prayer life.  In the book we are follow the stories of three separate characters who lived in significantly different times.  Epaphras lived during the first century, Alexander Rich’s story was during the 19th century, and […]


Review: Help Teaching Pro Subscription from

Help Teaching Pro Subscription  from Help Teaching Pro Subscriptions offers homeschooling families access to thousands of printables, online tests, worksheets, activities, lessons and games.  There is a tremendous amount of material here for Grades: Kindergarten through grade 12. As a homeschool mom I’m always on the hunt for the perfect resources for add just the right thing to our […]


Review: CHSH Download Club from

Is there a homeschooling family out there that isn’t living on a tight budget?  I haven’t met one.  Hunting down just the right materials to meet the needs of each and everyone of our child, on a budget no less, can be quite the challenge.  I was recently given the opportunity to review a website […]



How did this Veganish thing start anyway?

That’s what everyone keeps asking me. Let me tell you most definitely if you told me not even four months ago that I’d one day be a Vegan I’d have laughed in your face! How ludicrous. Ok, I could just about see being vegetarian but VEGAN? Come on! Give up milk, cheese, and eggs. We […]


Homeschooling: The Good, The Bad, and The Really Good! Guest Post by Leah of As We Walk Along the Road

Homeschooling: The Good, The Bad, and The Really Good I’ve homeschooled for quite a few years now. I’m often asked about the benefits of homeschooling. But I try to be careful in my answers. I don’t want to paint too rosy of a picture to prospective homeschoolers. The truth is that homeschooling isn’t always fun […]


Yes, Even BIG Kids Can Have a Fun Photo Shoot!

Last September one of my bestest friends in the whole world, I call her My Miss Julia… don’t ask… it’s just who she is to me… asked me to do a shoot with her three munchkins.  Ok, wait… 2 of them are anything but munchkins… all grown up now that they are.  But I know […]

No More Dairy Equals No More Pain!

Toward the end of last year I was dealing with a problem. I was developing chronic pain in my neck. I woke up daily with what was becoming pretty severe pain running down my neck and into my back. Turning my head was becoming increasingly difficult. I was beginning to dread simple things like backing […]



A New 1 Year Session

I wanted to share with  you a little preview of a one year old photo session I recently did.  Isn’t this little man a doll!


A Little Look At A Great Girl

I have a number of photo sessions to blog.  Here is just one from a recent favorite… Ok they are all my favorites!  This is Sarah!  I had a ball with her! Be on the look out for her whole session soon!


So You Want To Learn Shoot in Manual: The Exposure Triangle Part 2, The Basics of Shutter Speed

As an owner of a great DSLR camera I’m sure your goal is to take that thing out of auto and into manual mode so that you can have complete control over every photo you create.  Yesterday I brought you one step toward that goal when I introduced you to the exposure triangle and one […]


So You Want To Learn Shoot in Manual: The Exposure Triangle Part 1, The Basics of Aperture

When you buy a great camera it is with the intent of taking great photos right?  Why else spend the money? Now a days you could just simply use your camera phone for adequate everyday shots that document your memories.  The fact that you own a great camera tells me that you want better photos […]


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