The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004 - age spots, skin spots, organizing, and getting back to school with a bang.

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. My husband snapped this on date night this week when we tried out Burger Lounge. It was super good. And, no, I did NOT eat all those fries and onion rings myself. FishPapa ate most of them, honestly. When fries are involved, I sometimes have to […]

A Little Bonus Feature if You Preordered Good Cheap Eats

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One of the things that I’ve kept myself busy with this summer (besides planning a 6-student homeschool, organizing an international trip, and keeping track of life in a busy home) has been a set of BONUS FEATURES to go along with my new cookbook Good Cheap Eats. I love this book. I’d buy it even […]

Half-off Ebook Sale

Summer is winding down. School is gearing up. To celebrate the end of summer, I

Summer is winding down. School is gearing up. To celebrate the end of summer, I’m offering my Summer Survival Guide at a 50% discount. Buy now for a multitude of reasons: There’s still a bit of summer left. Make the most of it! The book is chock full of all kinds of home and family […]

The Weekly Ramble

school planning

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I’ve had my head in school books for much of the week. We still have another week of vacation, but I’m intent on being ready for the new year, my last teaching all six kids. I’ve even got the first 12 weeks planned out and am […]

How about a Free Sample?

How about a Free Sample?

My new book comes out in exactly one month and I’m soooooo excited. Hop on over to Good Cheap Eats (the blog) to get the low-down on my  I-Can-Make-My-Family-Cook-Magic-Wand as well as download a free sample of the book.

Visual Latin – Back to School Sale

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As you know we are big fans of Visual Latin around here. My older boys have used it for their foreign language curriculum. My sister bought it to teach herself. After trying several different Latin programs — and forking out a ton of money — this is the one I’m sticking with. Currently, Compass Classroom, […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This week was monumental in several ways, the main one being that I’ve turned my “gazelle intensity” back up. Those of you who’ve read Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover will know what I’m talking about. For others, here’s my brief explanation. Years ago we found ourselves […]

The Weekly Ramble

Paris eiffel tower

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I went to Scotland, England, and France this week. Forgive me for I am still suffering from jet lag. Okay. I didn’t really go there. Not really. But, I did virtually. Oh my word. Google maps is a game changer when it comes to international travel. […]