Menu Plan Monday 12/4/17

Hello friends and welcome to another Menu Plan Monday! I hope you all had a good week and are getting into the Christmas spirit. I had a really fun Saturday; one of the most fun days I can remember lately. First, my two girls at home and I went to the animal shelter for their […]

IoT, The Internet of Things: What is It?

Have you heard of the Internet of Things (also known as IoT)? I admit that I had not. But, it’s a thing – a big thing these days.   According to Wikipedia, the Internet of Things is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and […]

The Stable Cat’s Christmas

Thanks Worthy Kids/Ideas for a review copy of this book and for the giveaway book as well. What can I give him, poor as I am? If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb. If I were a wise man, I would do my part, Yet what I can I give him — […]

Menu Plan Monday 11/27/17

Happy Menu Plan Monday to you all! I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. It always seems like there is such a lead-up to the more major holidays, and then they are over so quickly. Such was the case with Thanksgiving, and probably will be with Christmas as well. We visited out of state for […]

ESV Illuminated Bible: Review

Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. When I taught school, I always included a unit on medieval life. And […]

The Royals by Kitty Kelley: Review

Kitty Kelley’s book “The Royals” ends with the famous quote from historian Walter Bagehot about royalty: “In its mystery is its life. We must not let daylight in upon magic.” But this book is pretty much 500 pages of letting in way more daylight than even royalty fans like me would like. I read one […]

Menu Plan Monday 11/20/17: Trader Joe’s

Welcome to Thanksgiving week Menu Plan Monday! This has been a really busy week here, with my oldest daughter arriving home from college. I love having all the girls home at the same time! We went to a niece’s birthday party Saturday and did some Christmas shopping on the way home. Fun! We also stopped […]

The Star Movie: Review

There’s a new movie coming out that tells the Christmas story! It’s called “The Star: The Story of the First Christmas,” and it comes to theaters November 17 (that’s tomorrow!). The Star movie The premise is that a small, brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. […]