Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review, well making the portfolio. The actual review is simple. In Maine, you do not have to notify anyone that you are homeschooling until age 7 and you should wait to notify until then. It is always good though to get into the … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old
I'm trying to finish my coffee before I have to scurry around my home like a crazy person to get the kids and myself ready to go to a volunteering event and I decide this is a good time to catch up on my e-mails before my crazy day starts. Is that ever a good … Continue reading You are doing a Great Job!
Miss Rumphius is a favorite story of mine. I have always loved the book. When I was planning my co-op class I knew that I was going to teach Miss Rumphius. So when that day came I was so excited. I only have 30 minutes for 2 age groups to teach. Ages 7 and under and … Continue reading Lesson: Miss Rumphius
It is that time of year again! Some people wait for the seasons to change or certain sports to start. I wait for the Relay For Life! This Friday and Saturday will be the Penobscot Relay for Life. A two day and one-night event where we raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society … Continue reading Relay For Life Time!
One of my readers nominated me for the Best Educational Blog Award. I like this award because it is set up so anyone can use it and anyone can nominate blogs they actually read. This is a really good idea for the blog awards that go around! Thank you to my reader, passitonmom who nominated me … Continue reading Best Educational Blog Award
I was asked by Aneko Press to read Overcoming Addiction A Biblical Path Towards Freedom by Elizabeth A. Shartle and to give my honest review. I do not want to turn you off from this review when I start out saying I was asked to give a review and then saying that you all need to … Continue reading Review: Overcoming Addiction A Biblical Path Towards Freedom
If you live in Maine then you know (or should know) that a great American hero's anniversary is coming up at the end of June. It will have been 25 years since MSG Gary Gordon died for our country. He left behind children, parents, and family. His hometown has been working hard to honor this … Continue reading Children and American Pride
Fruit Salsa! Yes, it is a real thing and it is SOOO yummy! I think I have perfected my fruit salsa, though do not take my word for it because I am ALWAYS changing it!!! You should change it too! The spices change, the fruit changes, oh my goodness it is SO much fun to … Continue reading Fruit Salsa
Today the kids and I decided to make mini cherry pies in cupcake tins, everyone had their own slice of pie! This was really good and a lot of fun to make with the kiddos. Here is our Mini Cherry Pie Recipe: To Make Pie Crusts: 1 1/2 cups of flour 1 tablespoon of sugar … Continue reading Mini Cherry Pies
The kids and I made Rosemary Cookies today. These were amazing! They were soft, full of flavor, and not overwhelming at all. They were a hit with the kids and even my husband liked them! We made the cookies like drop cookies and they were amazing and a good new cookie. I also used my food … Continue reading Rosemary Cookies