Washing Colors Together. Purex No Sort for Colors Giveaway


My husband loves to wash all of his work clothes together. That inevitably means that they come out all kinds of nice shades far removed from the original. This was okay for his heavy duty work clothes but when he tried to help me out by washing some of my things...well not so good. Oh how I wish this came out years ago when we first got married. I'm talking about Purex No Sort for Colors. Purex No Sort for Colors in the latest in laundry innovation from Purex. It contains a new technology that traps loose dyes in the wash and reduces color bleeding accidents in your wash. It's not a … [Read more...]

Claiming Mariah Pam Hillman a Litfuse Book Review


About the book: After her father's death, Mariah Malone sends a letter that will forever alter the lives of her family. When Slade Donovan, strong willed and eager for vengeance, shows up on her front porch, Mariah is not ready to hear his truths: her father's farm, the only home she's ever known, was bought with stolen gold. With Slade ready to collect his father's rightful claim and force Mariah and her family out on the streets, Mariah must turn to God for guidance. Though Mr. Frederick Cooper, a local landowner, promises to answer her financial woes if she agrees to be his bride, Mariah … [Read more...]

eMeals Monthly Menu Planning Program Review and 3 Month Giveaway


*This post contains affiliate links For the past couple of months I've been peppering my weekly dinner menus with delicious recipes from the eMeals Monthly Menu Planning Program. For busy moms menu plans take the guess work out of what is for dinner. They are great way to make sure at least one part of your busy home life is on auto pilot. While it's easy enough to use your own regular recipes and dishes each week some families like a change.  We crave new taste sensations and like to travel the world at dinner time. Does that sound like your family? It's definitely mine. My family … [Read more...]

Curiosity Quest Show Educational DVDs a TOS Crew Review

Does your child constantly ask you, "How do they make that?" or some similar question. If so you may want to check out Curiosity Quest's DVD Combo Packs. Curiosity Quest DVDs are videos of the show Curiosity Quest where host Joel Green travels around the country to solve the questions his viewers send in. How do they make this and that. How is such and such done and the like. The Combo packs we received are DVDs that each contain 3 episodes of the show for your viewing entertainments. The Schoolhouse Review Crew got review the DVD Combo Pack - Produce which included shows on growing … [Read more...]

More Free Preschool Printables from the Gift of Curiosity


Easter Printable Pack contains 81 activities focused on skills such as creative expression, shapes, colors, sizes, same vs. different, patterning, puzzles, fine motor, mazes, math, and literacy. The activities are designed for kids ages 2-7. This pack can be found at: http://www.giftofcuriosity.com/easter-printable-pack/ Easter Do-a-Dot Printables are geared toward kids ages 2-5. This pack contains 21 pages of do-a-dot activities focused on shapes, colors, numbers, and letters. This pack can be found at:http://www.giftofcuriosity.com/easter-do-a-dot-printables/ Easter Coloring Pages … [Read more...]

My Soy-Free Menu Plan for the Week Starting April 14, 2014

Happy Monday people. It's Sunday evening as I type this up and I'm going over the family favorites and new things I want to inject into this week's menu. Last week we did a lot of cleaning out of the refrigerator. I actually had two meals that were scrapped for leftovers instead. That's always a good thing and actually saves money. I have to stop cooking so much though. Later this week I'll be doing a review AND (drumroll) a giveaway for eMeals menu planning service. If you've been looking around for a good Menu plan service that can meet your family's changing tastes you'll want to … [Read more...]

The Last Bride Book by Beverly Lewis a Review


About the Book: We're back in Hickory Hollow. Tessie Miller is the last daughter of her Old Order parents to marry. She has her heart set on Amishman Marcus King, but Tessie's father opposes the match. Impetuously, Tessie and Marcus elope to the English world, then return to Hickory Hollow to live as singles, trusting they'll convince the Millers to give their love a chance over time. But when the unthinkable happens, Tessie faces the almost-certain censure of the People. Will she find a reason for hope in spite of her desperate plight? My Thoughts: I've read most of Beverly Lewis' books … [Read more...]