Bold Turquoise

Feb 20 2013

Flowering Baby Review

Sometimes, when your busy attempting to homeschool an older child, it can be hard to incorporate the younger set or even (in my case) feel like you are giving them much one-on-one focused attention. They learn so much just by playing and listening in on the older child(ren)’s lessons that sometimes the effort it takes… Read more…

Feb 4 2013

Blog at Home Mom- Review

Well, you all know that I've been trying to get back on my blogging game- get more serious and make a real go of this thing. My blog is getting professionally designed and I feel like I'm becoming a real blogger- or at least a more deliberate one. However, despite my recent upswing in motivation… Read more…

Jan 7 2013

“Desperate” – the book every mom needs to read

Where do I begin with this book- Desperate by Sally Clarkson and Sarah Mae? I just read the final words in this heartfelt, soul connecting volume and I am choking back tears. Tears from the honest reminder that God so loves me, for real, and my kids too. Tears from the awe I have at… Read more…

Jan 1 2013

Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska

Synopsis: Singer Ginny Marshall is one signature away from the recording contract of her dreams—a deal that would guarantee success for the former foster child, who still struggles to bury the memories of her painful childhood. But Ginny needs advice from the one person who will look out for her best interests—her former fiancé, Brett… Read more…

Dec 13 2012

SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review

  I like to think that I do a pretty good job of keeping my finger on the pulse of homeschooling products and companies that are out there these days. I enjoy researching and trying to determine if a certain something will be a good fit for our family or one of my kids specifically…. Read more…

Jul 15 2012

Redeemed

A many of you know, the last few months have been trying- especially since we moved to Vintage Acres (our 12 acre “farm”). Seemingly endless renovations in the midst of my third trimester has tested ALL of us far more than we ever anticipated! There have been many times when I either forgot or just… Read more…

Jan 6 2012

Out of a Far Country- Book Review

Some books are a little too soul stirring- jarring in fact.  I knew that would be the case with this book.  That is likely why it took me so long to pick up and start.  Once I did start, however, it consumed me.  Christopher Yuan and his mother Angela are so brutally honest in this… Read more…

Dec 13 2011

If I can share one thing with you this Christmas season

It is this….    To spend the time with your children to actually study the story… the real reason for all the whobilation. And if you do no other study than this- let it be Grapevine!    I must admit that my advent efforts (along with a few other things in our life) have been…… Read more…

Nov 8 2011

Little Angels DVDs- Part II (with a giveaway!)

So, if you missed me talking about the Little Angels DVDs the other day and why we love them, you can hop over to this post. Today, however, I want to tell you about my interview with Roma Downey! Can I just say that I was crazy nervous?! You see, I used to do quite… Read more…