You might recall our family’s big spring/summer project has been renovating a neglected 1970’s rambling rancher right next door to my sister. We’re settled in now and have been chugging along with updates, but I had to share a recent project that Husband undertook to bless me for my recent birthday… I think it’s my favorite part Read More →

This week’s What to Read Wednesday theme is elephants. It was an easy one for me, since I grew up on the Saggy Baggy Elephant, Babar, Dumbo and Horton. Like I mentioned last week, it’s a joy for me to pass down those same timeless tales to my own children. Saggy Baggy Elephant / Babar / Horton Hears Read More →

Yesterday we celebrated the US of A’s Independence Day. As a mother to and daughter of immigrants (by way of China and Canada, respectively) I’m especially grateful to reside in the land of the free– of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. As with any birthday —and true to the prevailing theme on our Read More →

I’m blogging through the alphabet with A Net in Time & Hopkins Homeschool, and all the way to the letter X. In our homeschool X is for eXtracurricular activities. a / b / c / d / e / f / g / h / i / j / k / l / m / n / o / Read More →

“In the great green room there was a telephone, and a red balloon, and a picture of a cow jumping over the moon…” There are a few classic books that I’ve read aloud so many times that I can now recite them verbatim without looking. “The sun did not shine, it was too wet to Read More →