Music Together (Schoolhouse Review Crew)

I don’t know about other homeschoolers, but music sometimes takes a back burner for us. I love music, my kids love music. But sometimes it’s easy to leave that out when we have other things that we need to get done. My kids are always asking for music lessons so I was happy […]

Horsing Around (Schoolhouse Review Crew)

My daughter has been wanting to do  Horse Unit Studies since we started homeschooling. I have bought a couple and we used bits and pieces of them but we weren’t very impressed with them. I was very excited when a Horse Unit Study along with 9 other Unit Studies were offered to the […]

Rylee is 8 years old!!

I cannot believe that it has been 8 years since I first became a mom. It has been a wonderful 8 years…

This year Rylee wanted to go to a trampoline place for her birthday. We also went to Great Wolf Lodge.

And here is a random one of Xanthe…


Family Time Fitness (Schoolhouse Review Crew)…

I have always thought that my kids were getting plenty of exercise. They are so full of energy. I don’t think they ever stop until the moment they fall asleep.  For this reason, it never occurred to me to plan P.E. as part of our education. When I saw the Family Time Fitness […]

Speekee TV (Schoolhouse Review Crew)

I have seen Speekee advertised in the past and I have always wanted to try it. I was super excited when it I saw that it was up for review.


Speekee teaches children how to speak Spanish in a full immersion approach. It is suggested for ages 2-10. I used […]

Digital Declaration of Intent to Homeschool…Super Easy!!

In Washington State, we must submit a  Declaration of Intent to Homeschool for all children ages 8-18 by September 15th 2012. I was referred to  a website that submits a time stamped digital copy to the superintendent of your school district. Once the superintendent opens it, it will send you a confirmation letting you know. […]

Math911 (Schoolhouse Review Crew)

I never enjoyed Math in school. I did the bare minimum. After eight years of very little math in my life, I barely remember what I learned. The last couple of years I have been focusing on my education again. I was offered to review Math911 and I really wanted to do […]

Mystery Soup… Week 2

Our soup didn’t turn out as good this week as last week. It was still good but last weeks was super yummy. I think it was the BBQ sauce. It made it too sweet…

This weeks box from Klesick Family Farms…

This weeks ingredients in our Mystery Soup… Leftover Brown Rice, Leftover BBQ Beef, […]

Story Time… Week of September 3rd, 2012

Wednesday was our first official day of school for the 2012-2013 school year!

Library Books

Monday (our library day) was a holiday so we didn’t get to go.

Our Bookshelves

 The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole…

We love all of these […]

The Reading Kingdom (Schoolhouse Review Crew)

My kids are 7, 5 and 1. I am always interested in anything related to teaching reading. So of course I jumped at the chance to review The Reading Kingdom.


The Reading Kingdom is an online program created by Dr. Marion Blank that is for ages 4-10. It goes […]