Argentina Unit Study

Living Books: Other resources that may be helpful: Argentina Booklet: A Country Study – $3.50 digital download Animal Habitats free download Christmas Around the World: Argentina A unit study here from Homeschool in the Woods Can’t forget the food!...

Flax Seed, Quinoa and Raisin Whole Wheat Bread

1/4 cup flax seeds 1/2 cup quinoa 1/2 cup raisins 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast 3 cups whole wheat flour, plus more for dusting 1 tablespoon sea salt 2 tablespoons honey Cooking spray, oil or softened butter Toast flax seeds for a few minutes in a dry skillet over...

Red Salad with Tahini Sauce and Pomegranate Dressing

This is such a festive and yet simple salad that’s especially fitting for the holiday season when you’re likely to look for showy but not work-intensive dishes. The jewel-like pomegranate seeds that sometimes seem to be lit from within really liven up the...

Elderberry Syrup

The cold and flu season is upon us once again, so I just made a batch of elderberry syrup to give our immune systems a boost, but also because it’s plain delicious and we love it. Elderberries are a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Iron and Potassium, and a...

Bacon and Contraception? Not the Same Thing

A pro-lifer friend shared his concern with me this morning, asking if we should oppose bacon along with contraceptives, since bacon has been declared a Class 1 Carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. First of all, the processed meat and cancer...

Fruitcake!!

If you grew up hating fruitcake like I did, maybe it’s time to recalibrate. We’ve heard the horror stories of fruitcake being used for doorstops, or regifted from year to year through the generations. This isn’t your grandmother’s fruitcake....