Covering Books With Plastic: Dust Jackets

Amongst my friends I have a reputation for being rather passionate about covering books, all books, with quality book plastic. I’m ahem, known for borrowing a book off a friend and returning it covered, some friends visit with their books wanting me to cover, and I have been known to lend books only on the […]

All About Spelling: Level 7

* I received a copy of All About Spelling Level 7 in exchange for a review of this product. The following is an honest review of our family’s experience using it. This post contains affiliate links, we gratefully appreciate your support.¬†   To any who have been reading my blog for a time it will […]

My Daybook: 14th June, 2017

Can hardly believe two months have gone by since my last post! In over eleven years of blogging this is the longest I’ve gone without writing, I thought a Daybook would be a good way to break the ‘blogging drought’ ūüôā Outside my window… the rain is still pouring down, it has been torrential for […]

Announcing… The First Ever….. Australian Homeschooling Summit

I’m so excited, I’ve¬†such exciting news to share with you, I’m jumping out of my skin with anticipation!!! Australia is to hold it’s first ever Australian Homeschooling Summit!   Further jumping out of skin news…¬†I’m going to be one of the workshop presenters¬†ūüôā ūüôā Talking about…. ‘Nurturing a Love of Literature’ within your family. I’ll […]

12 Books To Experience Roman Britain

This year Jelly Bean (12) is using Our Island Story – HE Marshall¬†as her history text, she loves the way history is bought to life by¬†this author. A large component of our history studies always includes a selection of living books and thus I set out to gather what books I could source for Roman […]

My Daybook: 13th March, 2017

Outside my window… it’s dark even though it’s after 6am. Autumn has begun strongly and the days are already much shorter I am thankful… for our two new Parish priests, they arrived in late last year full of ideas and enthusiasm which are now being enacted upon. Lots of energy is being focused on our […]

Don’t Say Boo To A Goose

I’ve been keen for several months to get back into the flow so when I read Boo to A Goose – Mem Fox this week, the collage illustration of the goose just begged to be created and thus we spontaneously dived in to enjoy a new¬†Book and Activity. I’m embarrassed to admit how long it’s […]