Top Ten Characters Who I’d Love to Chat with Over Coffee

It’s Tuesday!  Which means I’m participating in the bookish meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish today.  Today’s topic:  Top Ten Characters Who X (you fill in the blank).  So, I chose to list the top ten character’s I’d love to chat with over coffee…. because let’s face it, chatting over a cuppa joe […]

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It’s Friday, But Sunday’s Coming

Thought I’d share this video with those of you who haven’t seen it. It’s Friday. … But Sunday’s coming! Have a wonderful Easter Weekend friends!

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Top Ten Bookish Things I’d Like to Own

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.   Today’s topic is:   Bookish Things (That Aren’t Books) That I’d Like To Own: 1. Belle’s Library – Technically it’s the Beast’s library.  But he lets Belle enjoy it.  When I grow up, I want a library! 2.  Anne of Green […]

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Monday Musings

So, my sweet friend came and helped me put up my new light fixture this week.  Isn’t it awesome?! I love mason jars, and just knew this needed to be in my kitchen.  Hubby doesn’t love it as much as I do, but I’m hoping it will grow on him. Yesterday I finished my third […]

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Guest Post: Developing Good Writers

Have I ever mentioned that I was a math teacher in my former life? Math, yall. But now I homeschool. And do you know what goes along with teaching homeschool?? Teaching kids to…………….gasp……write. I have literally spent hours upon hours in the last couple of months researching homeschool writing curriculum because I have no idea […]

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Papa Train Has Been B.U.S.Y.

Things are always wild and CRAZY here at the Train house. But they have been even crazier for the past couple of months. Several months ago, Papa Train came up with an idea. He had a vision. His vision was to make a way for bloggers and blog owners to connect with each other and […]

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Chicken & Cabbage Stir Fry

I’ve been really digging cabbage recipes lately for whatever reason.  We’ve had this dish a couple of times, and I like it.  Honestly, it’s not the kids’ favorite, but I have relatively picky eaters, and hey – if they’re hungry enough, they’ll eat! Chicken & Cabbage Stir Fry 1 lb. ground chicken 1 head cabbage […]

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Book Review: Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with only her cousin Edmund as an ally. When Fanny’s uncle is absent in Antigua, Mary Crawford and her brother Henry arrive in […]

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Baptism and the Holy Spirit

As I mentioned before, I’ve spent a large part of the last two years studying the Holy Spirit.  You would think that I’d just have a wealth of information to share, but honestly, I feel like with the more I know, the more questions I have.  And the real answer is, that the Holy Spirit […]

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Book Review: Always Emily

Always Emily by Michaela MacColl Note:  I received an ARC (Advanced Reader’s Copy) of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. The publication date was April 8, 2014. Emily and Charlotte Brontë are about as opposite as two sisters can be. Charlotte is practical and cautious; Emily is headstrong and imaginative. But they do […]

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