I am so excited to announce that all this week I will be sharing various posts on Getting Back to Homeschool as part of the Back to Homeschool Blog Hop.  This Blog Hop is being co-sponsored by The Schoolhouse Review Crew and Homeschool Blogging Connection. There will be an abundance of great articles to help […]


As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, our family has had the opportunity to try out some of the best curriculum.  At times though we will get a review that is just fun and a blessing to the moms.  This review is one of those examples.  Our family recently received a 2 ounce sample of […]


Mathletics ~ Math Olympics for Your Brain

by Dawn Oaks on August 6, 2014 · 0 comments

Aside from the flexibility and more relaxed schedule it affords, a main argument for schooling year round is keeping up math skills. Will our students’ brains go to mush over the summer months? A possible solution to this would be finding a fun math supplement that the kids could use during the summer to keep […]


GIVEAWAY – Trident Case for your iPad

by Dawn Oaks on July 11, 2014 · 0 comments

This past Spring we received a Trident Case for our iPad mini.  To be honest, it has never been taken off our device since then.  The protection it affords our iPad mini allows me to rest at ease that the whole family can use our device without worrying that it will be broken. To read […]


Book Release and Giveaway – Be A Winner

by Dawn Oaks on April 25, 2014 · 4 comments

 One thing that I have found in life is that no matter how tough my situation may be, God always has a way of revealing to me someone who is facing harder obstacles and maybe greater pain.  During these times, I have often heard reassurances that God will bring good out of the bad (Romans […]


We are honored to share with you a very creative way of helping us to save the farm! Stacie Lewin of Super Mommy to the Rescue is offering a special on her Farm Unit study for preschoolers. All of the proceeds from the sale of the unit study from today through July 7th will be going […]


Got Milk? – Retake from the Double O Farms

by Dawn Oaks on June 17, 2013 · 0 comments

I am not sure that real milk has the power to take down a sniper or burglar.  However, it does wonderful things for your body with its nutrient dense composition.  For more info on the health benefits of real milk, visit the Real Milk website. For more information on our fight to save our farm […]


Random 5 for May 31st

by Dawn Oaks on May 31, 2013 · 2 comments

I love when I actually remember that it is Friday and have a few minutes to post a simple 5 random things from the farm and our lives. Spent a lot of time as I plan curriculum for next year in reminding myself to live in the moment. I can’t begin to tell you how […]


Hot off the Press and Ready for Download

by Dawn Oaks on May 26, 2013 · 0 comments

I just got word and wanted to pass it along to you.  The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is now offering a new digital resource that is available for a one time purchase price of $25.   This great library of resources has something for everyone.  There are lapbooks for the kids to complete.  Audio books to […]


It is always fun to be able to review a homeschool product that we might not ordinarily buy and see just what we can do with it. That has been the case with the Science Vocabulary Pictures, Set 1 from Lone Star Learning. We had an opportunity to review the first of four sets of Science Vocabulary […]