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Christmas Storybooks

Christmas storybooks

Last year and again this summer, I made some investments in Christmas story books. Reading holiday stories throughout December is one of my favorite things to do with the kids. I love having copies of our own instead of fighting for it at the library. There are many great books out there! It’s fun to […]

Happier at Home (Booking It: November Update)

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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  Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin. (Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links in this post, I do receive a small percentage of the sale.) […]

Read a Good Book

read a good book

Spend time every day reading a good book. It’s a great way to stop and smell the roses. I don’t know about you, but this series has been really good for me. I’ve been so much more mindful of how I’m spending my time. After several months of letting good habits slide, I’m getting back […]

All in Good Time (Booking It: June Update)

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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

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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)

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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

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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)

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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 […]