Under Drake’s Flag {a Schoolhouse Crew Review}

Pirates, shipwrecks and sea-faring adventure OH MY!! UnderDrake’s Flag is the audio drama to have if there are boys of any age in your family. The swashbuckling adventure is nonstop! Heirloom Audio Productions has without a doubt released one of the most realistic, movie-quality audio theatre adventures I have ever heard. Designed with an audience of six year olds to adults in mind, the 2-disc set will entertain those of almost any age! From the … Read more…

Super Quick Fruit Salsa

  Being pregnant, I crave cold things. Ice, popsicles, frozen yogurt.. anything cold is on the top of my crave list right now. I attended a Mom’s meeting for our homeschool coop a couple nights ago and one of the lovely ladies brought in something that looked like a fruit salsa. I don’t know why I never thought to make this before. Since my Ninja broke (sniff, sniff) about a week ago, I’ve had to adapt my … Read more…

Pao de Queijo {Brazilian Cheesy Bread}

I once read somewhere that the best thing you can do when you are mad at your husband is bake him a cake. Well, my husband doesn’t like cake, however, being Brazilian he LOVES pao de queijo. There is a Brazilian Steakhouse here in town called Fogo de Chao. When we were dating, he took me there a of couple times. At the restaurant you are served bottomless bowls of pao de queijo. It quickly became … Read more…

Romans Road Media ~ Old Western Culture: Romans – The Aeneid {a Crew Review}

  Roman Roads Media presents Year 2 of Old Western Culture: The Romans – Aeneid. The Aeneid DVD set is the first unit of four, making up an entire year of not just literature but an integrated humanities curriculum. What is an integrated humanities curriculum? I asked the same thing… it means that the program brings together literature, history, philosophy, doctrine, geography and art. Pretty cool, huh? The entire Year’s course includes The Aeneid, The … Read more…

Lightning Lit and Composition by Hewitt Homeschooling {a Crew Review}

Hewitt Homeschooling is all about educating the whole child. They believe in teaching through good literature, hands on activities and academically challenging works that aren’t stifled by age limitations. Thus, this company and its curriculum are extremely Charlotte Mason friendly. Hewitt offers homeschooling products for children pre-k through high school. We were given two items for review: Lightning Literature and Composition: American Mid-Late 19th Century Student’s Guide Lightning Literature and Composition: American Mid-Late 19thCentury Teacher’s Guide The 160 page student … Read more…