Yeah, I know, this post sounds kind of scary lol. But I thought I’d take a few minutes and share some of my hopes, dreams, and failures of late. ~ I am working very hard on setting up long term food storage in our home. Doug put up three shelves
Feeling a bit dreary and cold outside? Try celebrating Chanukah in a whole new way. Focus on the true story of the Maccabees and do some great activities as you go along. I have written a family friendly version of their story which I call “Jonathan’s Story.” “Jonathan’s Story” is
Forgive me ladies! I couldn’t resist posting just a little snippet. We have to keep those appetites whetted until the PDF comes out, after all. Enjoy, the rest will be following very shortly. We had no woman in our household to help us prepare for Shabbat, so Eleazar made the
Thank you, everyone, for your very positive response to “Jonathan’s Story.” I plan to have it completed in the next few days, and it will be available in PDF for your convenience. (Thank you, Pam!) I hope everyone has a very meaningful and powerful Chanukah this year!
There has been much talk of Chanukah lately, especially with it only two weeks away. Parents want to teach their children truth rather than fairy tales, but still maintain the fun and build memories. I humbly offer my contribution. I propose a dramatic retelling of the Maccabees story, with a
I am a second generation homeschooler, meaning I was homeschooled and now I am homeschooling my own children. My mom and I have spent many hours discussing this and that aspect of education. Then we went to the trenches and tried it out. Perhaps some of you homeschooling for the
As promised, some pictures of our sukkah! Daddy with Naomi and Sadie in front of our sukkah. We hung pine branches on the walls which the goats ate with great satisfaction. Our outdoor campfire, which kept us from being asphixiated by smoke in the sukkah. Yeah! The girls strolling across
Hello everyone. First, I want to make sure you read this wonderful post by Suzanne McDaniels on modesty and dress. I thought it was very well said and thought provoking. So go check it out 🙂 Second, I will post some sukkah pics, but I’m finding myself suddenly a bit