Sweet Squash Cakes

As crazy as this sounds, winter squash cakes are delicious! Perhaps it’s the fact that I love breakfast comfort food. Maybe it’s my love for winter squashed baked to perfection with melted butter running down the sides (like my pancakes). Either way, the fact that I can combine those two items for breakfast is absolutely wonderful. This recipe is so…

Garden Muffins

Having a flexible recipe is just that, flexible. But, how do share a recipe based on indefinites? LOL. Well, to cut to the chase I will share it by the recipe I made last since it was delicious! Feel free to half the recipe, but this feed my tribe (1) breakfast and (2) snacks. Or 24 regular (full) muffins. In…

Best Green Beans Ever

~Heat oven to 400 degrees. Next, place 8 oz or 1/2 package of bacon on a small cookie sheet. ~In a large skillet place 3 Tablespoons of butter. Melt on low heat. Add 3 cloves of fresh garlic, and a pinch of salt. ~Trim and snap approximately 1 pound of fresh green beans AND add to your skillet. Cover (while…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun- Week 2: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Last week we looked at our first Oceans and Island themed books, Call It Courage. Week 2 of 52 Weeks of Literature Fun includes another classic and we included in our “oceans read aloud book group” many are familiar with, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. In our reading literature schedule, the older children really appreciated…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun- Week 1: Call It Courage

52 Weeks of Literature Fun will include a book with activities and printables we have enjoyed for each book. Depending on the age of your students and how you are implementing this into your day; the activities listed below shall aid in finding learning curves, fun summer ideas to go with extra read aloud book or in creating a literature…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun

**A 52 Weeks of Literature Fun Repost** Books, books books!!! We absolutely love to read!!! Reading is especially enjoyable when it comes to life. Whether we are reading about a foreign country, a new adventure or a prize winning recipe; making the book come alive leaves a memorable experience and great opportunities to explore while learning. Over the next 52…

Great Amazon Find for Kids

One of our favorite parts of the day is Bible time. Whether we are in school, church or on vacation, Bible time is always in our life. Thank you. This isn’t to pat ourselves on the back, but to state it’s a habit, and a good one. Just like any other routine that can get mandayne, often we find ourselves…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun

Books, books books!!! We absolutely love to read!!! Reading is especially enjoyable when it comes to life. Whether we are reading about a foreign country, a new adventure or a prize winning recipe; making the book come alive leaves a memorable experience and great opportunities to explore while learning. Over the next 52 weeks I will pick a book and…

Oceans and Islands Book List

Oceans and Island Books in our: 52 Weeks of Literature Series Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jule Vernes Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson The White Seal by Rudyard Kipling The Cruise of the Arctic Star by Scott…