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Mother's Retreat

This past weekend was our annual mother’s retreat. This year we had 9 ladies up for the weekend, and we stayed in a small cabin in Karney Lakes, Idaho. The view from the cabin was fabulous, but the weather was a bit chilly and we did have some rain. However, we were good company for

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Are you Loving Your Man Every Day? Come join this new class on Tuesday, May 2nd to learn more about loving your man better. I have some exciting things to share with all the ladies about how to improve romantic relationships. Some things you will learn at this free class: A man’s greatest need in

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Kitchen Chemistry at Co-op

One of my favorite places to explore chemistry is in the kitchen! This term, our homeschool co-op has a class that is about kitchen chemistry and the science of it all. Kitchen Chemistry is So Good We learned about insulation by making Baked Alaska. It doesn’t get much cooler than that. We started with large

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Human Body Adventures

One day when my daughter was five years old, I asked her what she wanted to learn about. I was surprised to hear her response: the human body. I didn’t know then that this would develop into an ongoing passion for this daughter. We found some fun resources and got started learning the basics. At

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Zoo Day

Sometimes what you really need is a day off at the zoo. My youngest daughter is a huge fan of pandas. We have yet to see a giant panda in real life. However, we do have red pandas in our local zoo. Last year, two new red pandas were born at the Boise Zoo. We

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When I was a young girl, Anne Shirley and Diana Barry created quite a conundrum for me. I longed for the kind of friendship I saw play out in the pages of L. M. Montgomery’s classic stories. The loyalty and long friendship that Diana and Anne displayed was something my girlish heart yearned for. Full

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It has been an entire week since the 2017 Treasure Valley Homeschool Conference and I am still so excited about how it turned out! Its going to take a couple of posts to cover it all, so this is part one of my conference recap. That photo up there at the top is of myself

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You guys! I am so excited to share some awesome products with you. Please visit my new shop and see what I have to offer.

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January is a great time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the new year. Here are the top five visited posts from the year 2016. Number 1: Three Questions Changed Our Family We ask these questions daily at dinner, and our family culture has transformed. These questions helped us become better

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I recently watched a friend of mine go through three days of an intense project. As I watched, I learned. It was a 3 day lesson. She had three days to accomplish a huge goal. She wasn’t the only one working on this goal, so she had help. The project was someone else’s brain child