Planning & Productivity: What’s Working Now

Planning & Productivity: What’s Working Now

Some of the following links are affiliate links, which means that if you purchase something through those links I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Please see my disclosure for more details. One of the things that I appreciate about Mystie Winkler’s e-courses is that sometimes in order to encourage herself and course… Continue Reading

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for February 12, 2018

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for February 12, 2018

For Today Looking out my window…it was nice to see the sun earlier, and finally take a walk again. I am thinking…I was feeling so well. February blues? What February blues? Then influenza struck. 🙁 I am thankful…we survived the Bad Flu, although hubby is on meds for almost-pneumonia. Not fun. One of my favorite… Continue Reading

CM Quote of the Day: On Music

CM Quote of the Day: On Music

From Ourselves, pg 31: Many great men have put their beautiful thoughts, not into books, or pictures, or buildings, but into musical score, to be sung with the voice or played on instruments, and so full are these musical compositions of the minds of their makers, that people who care for music can always tell… Continue Reading

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for January 22, 2018

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for January 22, 2018

For Today Looking out my window…it’s breezy and warm (for January) – lovely weather for an evening walk around the neighborhood. I am thinking…that’s such a tough question to answer – so many things! I am thankful…everyone seems to be healthy – for now. It’s a been a rough winter for sickness, and we’re only… Continue Reading

Winter 2018 Morning Time Plans

Winter 2018 Morning Time Plans

Term 2 is underway, and here’s what I’ve planned for our Morning Time. Daily Bible & Catechism: Yes, we’re still working through Comforting Hearts, Teaching Minds! 😉 And Little L is working on the First Catechism. Memory Work:  Scripture: Psalm 1 at Miss A’s request, and because we need to review past Bible passages more… Continue Reading

Books Read in 2017

Books Read in 2017

So Goodreads says I’ve read 53 books in 2017, but if you count the Shaeffer Trilogy as 3 books, it’s 55. Anyway, it’s been a pretty good reading year without any real duds. First, a few stand-outs: Favorite Fiction There were several good ones, but my fovorite would probably be Pride and Prejudice, which I thoroughly enjoyed… Continue Reading

Back to the Classics Challenge: 2018 Plans

Back to the Classics Challenge: 2018 Plans

Karen at Books and Chocolate has once again come up with a great Back to the Classics list. I love this challenge, even if I don’t stick to my plans, so here goes! A 19th century classic: I started Phantastes by George MacDonald years ago and never got far. I really need to try again, as… Continue Reading