Archive for May, 2012

From Outside The Frame

Friday, May 18th, 2012

A recipe for brown bag burritos   Healthy breakfast ideas   Simple jam without pectin or sugar   A recipe for one skillet spaghetti   A fun vocabulary quiz–you can take it more than once–I got 3500 on one and 2400 on another.   101 handmade gifts for men–I haven’t looked at all these links.

5 Days Of Single Mom Homeschooling~TOS Blog Hop

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Today, I just really was not sure what to post. I shared links to information and other single homeschooling blogs. I shared what I did. I let you know that it is a hard thing to do and it’s a hard choice to make. What to share today? I don’t know! There’s no one size […]

Surprising Grace by Judy Baer~Book Review

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Last year, I was able to review the 1st book in this series and really enjoyed it. You can read that review here. I really enjoyed it so I looked forward to reading the next installment. Book 1 left quite a few loose ends and I wanted to know what happened! Book 2 is called Surprising […]

5 Days of Single Mom Homeschooling~Blogs~TOS Blog Hop

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

 Today, I’m sharing links to other blogs and information about single moms and homeschooling. An old post of mine–What school looks like in our house. Jody shares A Day In The Life Janet blogs at Janet’s Country Home and shares lots of links and info for single homeschooling moms. Lisa blogs at Hopewell Takes On Life–I […]

5 Days of Single Mom Homschooling Burn Out~TOS Blog Hop

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Homeschooling is a big job no matter what your parenting situation is. Parenting is a big job no matter what your situation is. Single parenting is really hard no matter where your children go to school. But homeschooling as a single mom? BURN OUT CITY! How do you do it all? (Easy answer? You don’t!) How do […]

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5 Days Of Single Parent Homeschooling~Take Time For Frugal Fun

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

**I posted this several years ago, but it’s a great topic to revisit for this blog hop. Single moms–you NEED to take some time to relax and have fun. Hopefully you can get some ideas from my list. Frugality is a fact of life for us. My family never had much money when I was […]

Works Of God~Any Blessings Out There?

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Please tell me I’m not the only one with blessings? 🙂 Some of you must be blessed right? Yesterday, I was so blessed in church. The worship leader read a verse that said to shout praise to the Lord. He said, “Why don’t we actually ever do that?” So he instructed people to call out […]

CapJaxMathFax~TOS Crew Review

Monday, May 14th, 2012

We received the opportunity to review CapJaxMathFax as a TOS reviewer (The Old Schoolhouse Magazine in case you’ve been wondering….) CapJaxMathFax is a program to download on your computer. It works with both PC and Mac and the license is $29.95 per year. It was developed by “Cap.” Jack Fretwell–a man smart enough to qualify […]

5 Days Of Homeschooling Blog Hop~Single Parent Homeschooling

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Homeschooling James was always our plan. Lee and I talked about homeschooling our children before we ever had children. He left the actual planning up to me, but he was always supportive and helpful. Then he went to prison. I wasn’t sure what I was going to do and seriously wondered if I was crazy to even […]

From Outside The Frame

Friday, May 11th, 2012

  Make sweet little flower magnets Create a color swatch–post a photo and the site shows you the color palette  Great ideas for game night~from Lisa–one of my long time readers (and encouragers…and homeschool helper….) A recipe for rice krispie treats–not exactly healthy but better than the old version and pretty tasty. Robin Jones Gunn shares […]