Category: Books

Category: Books

What I’ve Been Reading: March 2019

Each month I share a quick review of the books I’ve read and the podcasts I’ve been listening to lately.  I don’t have any issues putting a book aside if I’m not enjoying it, so you can count on all the books I post here being at least three out

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What I’ve Been Reading: February 2019

I’ve been working hard lately to get ready for my next art/craft show.  I’ll have a booth at Simple Treasures Boutique next week in Farmington, UT.  This is the first time that I’ll be offering completed embroidery pieces! In the past I’ve only sold hand embroidery kits, but I decided

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My Morning Routine as a Homeschool, Work-at-Home Mom

The morning routine of a homeschool, work-at-home mom of four (ages 14, 10, 5 and 2.5). If you’ve been here for very long at all, you’ll know that I’m a big believer in the power of a morning routine.  As an introverted homeschool Mama, I thrive on being up well

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Picture Books for February

These beautiful picture books, both fiction and non-fiction, are perfect winter time reads.  Full of snow and hibernating animals, these books all have gorgeous illustrations and are not at all annoying to read aloud over and over and over again. And your kids will definitely want to read these multiple

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What I’ve Been Reading: January 2019

Every month I share a quick review of the books I’ve finished and the podcasts I really loved.   I didn’t start off this year with a specific numerical reading goal in mind.  For the past few years I’ve set my goal at 60 books, knowing I would easily read that

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: December

Every month I share the books I’ve read and podcasts I loved.  I do not finish books I’m not into.  There are just too many great books out there to waste time with something I don’t love.  So each of the books below would get at least 3/5 stars.  This

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: November 2018

Every month I share a short and sweet review of each of the books I finished reading in the past month.  Find more book reviews here. And, of course, head over to Modern Mrs. Darcy for many more quick reviews. The Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay I enjoy Katherine

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: October 2018

Every month I share quick reviews of the books I’ve been reading.  It’s been a busy month, but I was still able to fit in a bunch of reading time.  What have you been reading lately? The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley I loved this sequel to the

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Five Things Saving Our Homeschool Right Now.

It’s back to school time and for a lot of homeschoolers that can mean a huge variety of conflicting emotions.  Worries and questions and excitement about the year ahead are swirling around in our heads: Am I doing this right?… I love the freedom of homeschooling! Park days during the

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What I’ve been Reading Lately: September 2018

I’ve always been a reader.  It’s my favorite way to wind-down for a few minutes; my favorite way to motive myself to complete tasks I detest (why is scrubbing toilets so much more tolerable with a great book in my earbuds?). My favorite way to pass a few minutes while

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