Desserts in Jars (Booking It: August Update)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is Desserts in Jars by Shaina Olmanson. (Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links in this post, I do receive a small percentage of the sale.) This […]

The Hobbit (Booking It: July Update)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien. (Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links in this post, I do receive a small percentage of the […]

All in Good Time (Booking It: June Update)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is All in Good Time by Tara Kuczykowski and Mandi Ehman. (Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links in this post, I do receive […]

The Well-Trained Mind: A Road Map for Our Homeschool

The Well-Trained Mind serves as a road map to our homeschool, showing us the different paths we can take, as well as reminding us to pace ourselves and our kids. Last week I shared about a new series on Life as MOM. With the oh-so-humble title of FishMama’s Picks for Homeschooling, it is my effort […]

Booking It (May Update: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is  Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson.  Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links in this post, I do receive a small percentage […]

Good Books to Read About Growing Things

The growing season is about to take off, so let’s explore books with our kids about gardening and growing things. Recently, I was reminded at how much my children love books — and love being read to! I ordered a copy of one of my favorite books ever (not sure why we didn’t already own […]

Booking It (April Update: The Dirty Life)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is  The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball. Thank you for keeping my head in a book. Man, it’s easy to drift toward cereal […]

Find a Good Read

Find a good read and boost the richness in your life — and in your kids’ lives, too. Reading a good book can bring such a boost to your everyday — and to that of our kids. I am having a great time watching my littlest ones explore books together. They are both on the […]