Archive for October, 2011

Surprised By Oxford~Book Review

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

I chose Surprised By Oxford from Thomas Nelson’s Book Sneeze program. I read a review and it sounded good, so I thought I’d give it a chance. Then it arrived and sat on my shelf. I wondered, “WHY did I choose that book?” The way Book Sneeze works is that I can’t pick a new […]

From Outside The Frame

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

50 things to serve in a jar Free printable Christmas organizer Braided cinnamon sugar rounds Homemade 3 Musketeer bars Easy knitting projects How to throw a Jane Austen party Made By You Monday~Lots of links here! Things I’ve tried from my pins on Pinterest: Pumpkin art~We ran out of glue so it’s not done Ivory […]

I Started…

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

I started my book. I’m not sure how it’s going to all go together or when it will get done or how it will get published. But I started. Will you let me know any topics you think should be included? Also which posts are “must haves”? There will definitely be new stories and material […]

I Lied

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

On Monday, I spoke on the telephone with someone. Someone that I respect and appreciate. Someone whose friendship I would never try to jeopardize. I spoke a lie. Just like that—BAM the ugliness came right out of my mouth. It was a “little” lie–although I don’t believe any sin is “little”. There was absolutely no […]

Tellin’ The Truth Tuesday

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Well, I’ve lost all the weight I gained by cheating and being lazy all summer. In some ways that’s ok that I was lazy and cheating. This is a life long process for me. I don’t have the genes that will allow me to quit being vigilant. It’s good to take a bit of a […]

Did You See Courageous Yet?

Monday, October 10th, 2011

James and I went to see Courageous yesterday. Lee is working–I told him he MUST go see it. I like all of Sherwood’s movies but I’ll say this one is the best one yet. Really ALL of them are good, but they are figuring out the acting and have nicer cameras now and it really […]

Visual Latin ~TOS Crew Review

Monday, October 10th, 2011

James (and I) began studying Latin a couple of years ago. I say studying loosely. We move at a very slow pace, but we learn and that’s what counts right? As a review for the TOS Crew, I received a copy of Visual Latin on DVD to review.The DVD includes 4 intro lessons and 10 […]

Swagbucks~Special Offers and a Tip

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Swagbucks has special offers to help you earn more swagbucks. Here’s some info: “For those who enjoy using Swagbucks reward points to get free stuff, there are lots of ways to earn – have you tried Special Offers? Special Offers gives you a way to rack up Swag Bucks quickly by taking actions ranging fro surveys to […]

The Homeschool Mother’s Journal~October 7

Friday, October 7th, 2011

  In my life this week…This was a weird week. I got a lot done but I feel like every day didn’t end up like I planned. In our homeschool this week…fractions, the canine family, Tower of Babel, a little trip to Starbucks after school on Monday to celebrate our year being better. We took […]

From Outside The Frame

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

  A video of chrysalis formation. I need to sit down with James and watch this. Thanks Barbara. 10 Best Online Games for homeschool Language Arts Grammar checker this tool checks your grammar by copying and pasting. I think you can just copy and paste your text into their checker without paying! I did. I […]