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Learn to Paint with Watercolor Pencils Artistic Pursuits Review

Disclosure: I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. I'm always excited when an art curriculum becomes available to review! My daughter and I have been working the past few weeks with the new¬†Beginner Level, Art Core 2, Painting with Watercolor Pencils course by ARTistic Pursuits. This independent course combines art instruction, art… Continue reading Learn to Paint with Watercolor Pencils Artistic Pursuits Review

Putting the Fun in Homeschooling

Poetry Ideas for Teens Who Hate It

Ever since my kids were young, whenever I mentioned poetry, I was met with moans and groans. Whether it was writing a haiku, an acrostic, or limerick, nothing seemed to spark much interest. Sure, we read our share of Shel Silverstein that produced some giggles, but when it came to writing their own, I think… Continue reading Poetry Ideas for Teens Who Hate It

REVIEWS - Curriculum, books, media, homeschool products

Mastering the Scientific Calculator Review

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. Who else remembers having to have a scientific calculator back in high school? I did! Teachers and students alike jokingly said that we needed a separate class to understand how to use them! Well, that class never happened back then, but guess what? Now there… Continue reading Mastering the Scientific Calculator Review

Something to Celebrate

Something to Celebrate in April

How does No Housework Day sound to you? Are you into Shakespeare? Do you wear your pajamas to work? Planning a trip to the zoo? Find out about many of the National Holidays when you Celebrate Every Day! Oh, about those pajamas........I'm skipping out on that one! We are "hopping" right along through the calendar,… Continue reading Something to Celebrate in April

REVIEWS - Curriculum, books, media, homeschool products

See You In Homeschool Court – A Product Review

Disclosure: I received this product free through the Homeschool Review Crew I have been called for jury duty several times at the most inconvenient times - isn't it always? Unfortunately, I was never able to serve as the cases were always cancelled. I thought it would be interesting for me as well as my teens… Continue reading See You In Homeschool Court – A Product Review

Say It Saturday

Say It Saturday – Could Covid Be a Cure?

This week marks the anniversary where almost everyone homeschooled. Imagine that for a moment. By March 25th 2020, every public school in the country was closed. How have things changed this year for your family? Could Covid actually be the cure to a disease that has been lurking in public schools across America for years?… Continue reading Say It Saturday – Could Covid Be a Cure?

Questions, Answers, Pep Talks, & Tips, Say It Saturday

Say It Saturday – Seuss Styled

Welcome to my first post of "Say It Saturday". It will be kind of a mixed bag of sorts, and by that I mean a really mixed up bag! I am totally shooting from the hip (as I often do) but topics will range from current events to homeschooling, to whatever random thing I feel… Continue reading Say It Saturday – Seuss Styled

Something to Celebrate

Something to Celebrate in March

Think fast! What does peanut butter, pencils, pandas, and St. Patrick have in common? Yes, they all begin with the letter "p", and they are all days to celebrate in March! This post may contain affiliate links. I may make a commission from purchases through my links at no extra cost to you. Thank you… Continue reading Something to Celebrate in March

REVIEWS - Curriculum, books, media, homeschool products

Financial Literacy for Teens

Disclosure: I received this product free through the Homeschool Review Crew. I wonder how many kids are really ready for the "real world" when it comes to making financial decisions? I suppose I could say the same thing for many adults! Financial literacy is one of the most valuable courses a student could have, yet… Continue reading Financial Literacy for Teens