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Review: Notebooking Pages Lifetime Membership from NotebookingPages.com

Our family has recently has the opportunity to review Notebooking Pages Lifetime Membership from NotebookingPages.com.  I was so excited about this review because I knew right from the start that this resource is a gold mine for all things Notebooking and unit study related.  My only concern about this review is that my words won’t adequately describe just what […]

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Review: Self Paced Bible from Veritas Press

Recently our family has had the opportunity to review a new course!  It is the Self-Paced Bible from Veritas Press.  Oh how excited my kids are!  We’ve been big fans of the Veritas Press self-paced courses for a couple of years now.  They are always so much fun for my boys and incredibly in-depth.  Our expectations for this course […]

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Review: My School Year (Homeschool Record Keeping)

I’ve been a planner junky since elementary school!  There, I said it!  I always loved carefully copying down all of the important details of my studies, or life.  I get a thrill out of being organized (well, on paper at least… don’t look in my real life closets or drawers) and having a plan.  Every […]

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How Homeschooling Changed Me as a Parent

I believe homeschooling can bring out the best in me as a mother and I’m ashamed to admit that it can bring out the worst in me as well.  Yet as I grow with my children homeschooling them brings me great joy and yes, heartache too.  Parenting changes a person and I believe being a […]

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Review: Progeny Press study guide for Give Me Liberty

My children always have their noses in books and I’m always looking to tie their reading into our curriculum.  We have been studying American History this year and Progeny Press‘ study guide for “Give Me Liberty” has been the perfect compliment to our studies.  Progeny Press has a e-guides for Lower/Upper Elementary,  Middle School and […]

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Review: The Glass Castle by Trisha White Priebe and Jerry B. Jenkins

Can anyone ever have enough great clean fiction for their children to read? I will never pass up the chance to review a great children’s novel.  My most recent read is The Glass Castle by Trisha White Priebe and Jerry B. Jenkins from Shiloh Run Press.  I have two boys that read like nobody’s business.  The devour books […]

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Review: Hey Mama! Print Schoolhouse Planner from The Old Schoolhouse

I am a self-confessed planner junky!  No really, ever since elementary school! I’ve always gotten a thrill over receiving a shiny new planner, with crisp fresh pages.  It’s like a fresh start! A new world of possibilities opening up to me.  Recently I was given the opportunity to review the Hey Mama! Print Schoolhouse Planner 2016-2017 from The […]

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Review: Complete Home Learning Suite from Essential Skills Advantage

For many, including this mom, are seasons in life when an online curriculum is just a God send. For many others online curriculum is the absolutely preferred way to teach and I can appreciate why. Sometimes we just need something that will supplement what we are what are already doing to drive home the skills we […]

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Review: Math Game from Sunya Publishing

As a homeschool mom I think it is fantastic whenever I can find a way to make learning fun… particularly when it comes to math. That’s why I was excited to have the chance to review Sunya – The Magic and Wonder of Math and Science Multiplying & Dividing from Sunya Publishing.  This is a brand new […]

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Review: IndoctriNation by Great Commission Films

My family was recently given the chance to review a film called IndoctriNation: Christianity and the Decline of Public Schools in America by Great Commission Films.  This film is meant for adults and though there isn’t anything at all inappropriate it probably wouldn’t interest children. I have to admit I was a little hesitant about this film.  I was […]

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Details! It’s All In The Details!

I have a goal for 2013.  Call it a New Year’s Resolution if you want.  Whatever you call it, I want to pay greater attention to the details!  Yes I’ve always been a huge fan of capturing the small nearly missed details in my photography.  But I’d also like to pay attention to the details […]

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Review: Complete Home Learning Suite from Essential Skills Advantage

For many, including this mom, are seasons in life when an online curriculum is just a God send. For many others online curriculum is the absolutely preferred way to teach and I can appreciate why. Sometimes we just need something that will supplement what we are what are already doing to drive home the skills we […]

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Miles is 9 Months Old Already!

Are there any words than can do this adorable little boy justice? He is just a sweet and cuddly little thing!  He loves his Mommy like nothing else!  Oh, and fall leaves too!  He is a happy, spunky, bundle of love and I’m so blessed to know him and his family!  Enjoy the photos! To […]

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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!

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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!

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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 […]

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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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