A Review of SchoolhouseTeachers.com – Internet-based homeschool


As a brand new member of the Schoolhouse Review Crew for 2015, my first assignment was to explore the internet-based homeschool courses offered on the www.SchoolhouseTeachers.com website. SchoolhouseTeachers.com is the curriculum arm of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. We have been given a one-year subscription and the mandate to start exploring the courses and tell you what we […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge


This simple recipe is one of our staple holiday favourites. Not that you have to wait until Christmas by any means to enjoy this scrumptious treat, but it does dress up nicely for the holidays. The original recipe was for half this amount, but let’s face it – in my family of 8 there’s really […]

Talking to Kids about PTSD and Depression

Talking to Kids about PTSD and Depression

Talking to kids about PTSD and depression can be tough. Really tough. On the one hand, you may want to help them understand what is going on, and on the other hand you might be trying to protect them from some of the painful and scary things that are part of the reality of living […]

Stick Figuring Through the Bible – A Review and Giveaway!


With 6 children who’s ages span a decade it’s been hugely challenging for me to find a Bible curriculum for our family that is engaging enough to teach the older children and yet simple enough to hold the attention of the  younger ones. I’ve tried all kinds of things over the years with varying degrees […]

Warm Bananas Foster – a Pampered Chef Dessert

Warm Bananas Foster

I had been eying this recipe for Warm Bananas Foster in my Season’s Best cookbook for a few weeks now and tonight was the night to try it out on my family. I have to say that this was such a fast and simple recipe to put together! Just a few ingredients and a few […]