Hear Ye! Hear Ye! It’s Cold Here!


Now that I’ve got your attention… I thought I would draw it toward a few little announcements. Nothing major. Just things I thought you might want to know. URS this week is Quick Winter Dinners. Yes, having a freezer full is nice. But, we can’t all do that all of the time. So, having a […]

Another Giveaway: ShopAtHome $100 Gift Card

Pop over to my giveaway page and enter to win a sweet prize from ShopAtHome.

Free Batteries! Pay Just a Wee Bit of Tax


Last December there were great deals on batteries that I did not take advantage of. And I regretted it. This year? No, ma’am. Not gonna do it. Wouldn’t be prudent…. to let free batteries slip through my fingers. Thanks to a head’s up from Money Saving Mom, my husband will be picking up 40 free […]

Vote for Me! {Shameless Plea}


You would want to know if I’d been nominated for a blogging award, right? Well, I was. I am. I is! Pop over to the Homeschool Post and Get Your Vote On! I’ve been nominated for Best “Live What You Believe” Homeschool Blog. It’s an honor to be nominated. I find myself in the company of […]

Win a Copy of Susan Branch’s Book, Autumn Giveaway Closed

If you read yesterday’s review, you know that I am a BigTime Fan of Susan Branch. So, you’ll understand how fun it is to be giving away her book, Autumn, on my site this week. One lucky reader will receive a copy of this beautiful book. It is chock-full of beautiful drawings and delicious recipes. […]

Coming Up on URS This Week – Breakfast

So far this week, we’ve enjoyed more breakfasts than normal. We’ve eaten it for lunch and dinner a couple times already. “Breakfast” is a great meal any time of day, so why not? Come to Ultimate Recipe Swap this week prepared to share some of your favorite breakfast recipes. The winner of this week’s giveaway will […]

And the Winnahs…

Winners of recent giveaways are here.

Stuff You Should Know


I am swamped with stuff to do, boxes to unpack, ideas to write down, lessons to teach, kids to cuddle, and brownies to bake for people like these monkeys. But, it’s a good swampiness, surely. We’ve got a nice roof over our heads, lots of good food to eat, and we’re slowly settling into a […]