Keeping busy, staying sane, staying home.

It’s week 3576 of quarantine or something like that and by now the kids are keeping busy with their school’s distance learning and my hubby is busy working from home in the office and everything is closed and all my plans are cancelled. So apart from cleaning stuff and cooking dinner, I have very little to actually do for the majority of the day. Is … Continue reading Keeping busy, staying sane, staying home.

Top 5 Tuesday: The Alphabet Challenge | Books To Look Forward To in 2020 (U-Z)

In which I bend all the rules. It’s time for Top 5 Tuesday hosted by Bionic Bookworm and we’ve finally made it to the last week of the alphabet challenge! Today’s post starts off wonky from the bat because there are 6 letters. Then it gets weirder because it’s comprised of the letters U, V, W, X, Y, and Z. I mean, really. This week … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: The Alphabet Challenge | Books To Look Forward To in 2020 (U-Z)

Writer’s Workshop: Homeschooling, Week One

It’s Thursday so it’s time to link up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. How has your week been? Here are the different prompts to choose from this week: 1. Attempt a craft or recipe you saw on Pinterest, how did it turn out? 2. Write about how you keep busy during a “quarantine.” Is your daily schedule affected much at all? 3. Show us a … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Homeschooling, Week One

Top 5 Tuesday Alphabet Challenge: Light Reads for Tough Times (PQRST)

It’s time for Top 5 Tuesday hosted by Bionic Bookworm and we’re still making our way through the alphabet challenge. Today I’m sharing some favorite light reads for these tough times. I was talking to a friend about how my book club pick this month has been tough to get into because it’s even heavier than reality right now. If you are also in need of something … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday Alphabet Challenge: Light Reads for Tough Times (PQRST)

My Homeschooling Plan for Next Week

I’m still waiting to hear from our kids’school about a formal plan for the coming weeks but after a week of letting the kids indulge in all the video games and YouTube videos they can stand (hey, it’s Spring Break!) I’m thinking next week will need a little more structure. I’m tentatively considering some websites, books and documentaries that we have access to here at … Continue reading My Homeschooling Plan for Next Week

Writer’s Workshop: Keeping Busy And Staying Sane

One advantage to this whole mandatory hibernation is that I have more time for my hobbies and stuff. The blog is seeing more action than ever AND the kitchen has never been cleaner. Is this a dream? I’m linking up with Kat’s Pretty Much World Famous Writer’s Workshop today. Here are the prompts you can choose from if you want to play along on your … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Keeping Busy And Staying Sane

Daybook: March 18, 2020 | The Great Hibernation of 2020 Edition

Outside My Window: there is snow on the ground because Mother Nature thinks she is very very funny. The kids asked for a snow day this year. Does this count? In all seriousness, this is supposed to be our Spring Break but like everyone else across the globe it seems, we are inside self quarantined indefinitely due to the Coronavirus situation. I have no idea … Continue reading Daybook: March 18, 2020 | The Great Hibernation of 2020 Edition

Top 5 Tuesday : The Alphabet Challenge (KLMNO) Middle Grade Classics That Stand the Test of Time

It’s time for Top 5 Tuesday hosted by Bionic Bookworm and we’re still making our way through the alphabet challenge. For this week’s post I thought I’d share some favorite books from my childhood that hold up to the test of time (and one book that my kids love because there was bound to be a gap eventually). I’d recommend any of these for the … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday : The Alphabet Challenge (KLMNO) Middle Grade Classics That Stand the Test of Time