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Our 2014-2015 Academic Plan


By Heather Sanders Monday is our last class day for our local homeschool cooperative. The kids have papers to turn in, final labs and tests to take, and then, they have only one more week of this school year before the end-of-year bowling party on May 5th.

Cinnamon Ice Cream


To paraphrase the great Will Rogers: I never met an ice cream I didn’t like. Wait. I take that back. I accidentally had a bite of banana ice cream once, and I can honestly say that I didn’t like that ice cream.

Baby Alex


Yesterday I woke up, fed my kids breakfast, got them started on their schoolwork, then took my older boy with me to to a well-known home improvement store in the city, where we loaded up with all manner of grass seed, vegetable seed, bird seed, and tomato plants before driving back to the ranch, where we immediately unloaded everything so that we could then load all the dogs into the vehicle and drive back to town to take them to their veterinary checkups, which I had scheduled the day before.

Top 32 Movie Quiz: Wednesday Night!


I recently posted a list of My Top 32 Movies of All Time (which actually wound up being 34, and which has since grown because I realized I forgot two more!

Le Creuset Giveaway!


Today, because it’s springtime, because the birds are chirping, and because green is one of my favorite colors, I’m giving away 3 of these sets of Le Creuset cookware in this new “Palm” color, which pretty much completes me.

My Kids


All of these photos OF my kids were taken BY my kids. Those are always the fun ones.   They cleaned up nice yesterday!

Delicious Easter Leftovers


One of my favorite things about any holiday—Easter included—is the leftover food. I made it a point to keep our dyed eggs refrigerated so that we could enjoy them today (and tomorrow!

Cheddar-Chive Biscuits


Here’s another of my favorite Easter recipes from my holiday cookbook that came out last fall. Wanted to share today in case you needed a last minute Easter recipe!

Community Question: Scheduling Help


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.

The Wood for the Cabinets


The cabinets for the upstairs space are designed and ready to be made, but we skidded to a slight halt when it came time to select the variety of wood.

Easter 1975


Seeing that we’re in the middle of Holy Week, I thought I’d share this photo of me on Easter morning 19 years ago.

August: Osage County


I finally watched August: Osage County last weekend. As is the case with most movies these days, I didn’t get a chance to see it in the theater, so as soon as I saw it was available on Pay Per View, I settled in with Marlboro Man and gave it a shot.

Easter Cookies


This is one of my favorite Easter recipes from my holiday cookbook, so I wanted to share it with you here!

They’ll Put a Little Spring in Your Step


By BooMama. A couple of weeks ago I was at the beach, and for the first few days I was convinced I would never be warm again.

A Plot for a Horror Movie


As you know, the first phase of the Building project has been finishing the office space upstairs (shown above, in February).

Contemplative


By Heather Sanders “Help! My daughter/son/grandchild is struggling in public/private/charter school, and I think I want to homeschool.

Totally Normal


Everyone’s teenage daughter plops down on the dog bed and takes selfies with her Basset Hound, right?

Black Bean Soup


I have several things to say about this recipe I’m sharing today. First: It has nothing to do with Easter.

What do you suggest to help a 13-year-old with Spelling?


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.

Weekend Mixer Giveaway!


Today, because it’s the start of the weekend, and because I love ya, I’m giving away three (3)of these gorgeous KitchenAid mixers.


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