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Community Question: Can a “Work Away from Home” Mom Homeschool?


Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the comments.

Ice Cream Maker Giveaway!


Today, because the sun is shining, because summer is just around corner, because homemade ice cream is a delicious part of summertime, and because I love ya, I’m giving away two (2) Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream Makers.

Michael Douglas Movie Quiz: Sunday Night!


I was thinking the other day about Fatal Attraction. Such a lovely family film! Not really. But it did get me thinking about Michael Douglas and all the memorable movies in which he’s appeared.

Memorial Day is Delicious!


I usually share a roundup of Memorial Day-friendly recipes on the Friday before, because Memorial Day is the kickoff for summer holidays.

Unsaddling


Marlboro Man and the kids had a busy two days of work Monday and Tuesday. Because the recent rain (about which you’ll never catch us complaining, by the way) has thwarted many a cattle working, Marlboro Man’s approach right now is “whenever we can work cattle, we’ve got to work cattle.” Because it’s summer, that means pretty early mornings and working straight through until they get things done.

Absolutely Unnecessary School Supplies, Part III


By Heather Sanders Do you have a weakness for absolutely unnecessary school supplies? What about office supplies, in general?

Sunday Walk


I took a walk with the dogs yesterday evening. All 900 of them. And oh, was it gorgeous outside!       Quite the contrast from the night before, when Marlboro Man went to dinner with friends on a neighboring ranch and got caught in the storm on the way home.

Cute Boots


Today, because it’s Monday, because boots are cute year round, and because I love ya, I’m giving away one pair of these utterly fabulous Black/Turquoise Eagle Boots from Country Outfitter.

Homemade Chicken Nuggets


Chicken nuggets. What can we say about them? They’re so simple, so ubiquitous, such a steady component in the diet of American kids.

Community Question: Partially Homeschooling Abroad


Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the comments.

Strawberry Sauce


I love ice cream. (Duh. I’m a human being walking this earth, after all!) Unless bananas are involved (yuck!

Lifelong Friends


School is done for the summer, and that means Pat and Phil, Hyacinth’s boys, will be coming over to our house more and more.

How Blogs Make Homeschooling Less Lonely


By Heather Sanders I’ve been blogging about homeschooling for years; in fact, my first post published here was in September 2008.

Gilligan’s Island Answers and Winners!


Great job on the Gillian quiz, everyone! Here are the stats, answers, and winner!   STATS 7,102 people took the quiz.

Gilligan’s Island Quiz: Enter Now!


It’s time for the Gilligan quiz! I can’t wait to see how you do on this one! Gillian’s Island raised me.

FitBit Giveaway!


It’s May and the sun is shining—perfect walking weather! So to celebrate, I’m having another FitBit giveaway today!

Gilligan’s Island Quiz: Wednesday Night!


Let’s hear it for Gilligan’s Island—one of the best vintage sitcoms of all time! I grew up watching Gilligan and have pretty much every episode memorized.

Magical May Morning


It was a magical May morning! Crisp, cool, and clean…perfect for working calves.       Oh! Before we set off into the pasture, though, I think some introductions are in order.

Strawberry Mini-Muffins


I’m doing some blog cooking today and tomorrow, so I’ll have some new recipes to share with you in the coming days and weeks.

National Eat What You Want Day


Official food days crack me up. There’s everything from National Tater Tot day to National Whipped Cream day, and they’re always fun to hear about.


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