All across America people are already flocking to the voting booths. Early voting allows us to have our voice heard even if we can’t make it to the polls on the first Tuesday in November. This may be the most important election in our lifetimes. It may even be the most important election in the…

If you live in the Lake Mary/Sanford/Longwood Area of Florida, you are invited to attend a FREE workshop…actually 2 interactive 45 minute workshops for both new and seasoned homeschooling moms!  (and dads too!)  Home’s Cool! Meredith Curtis & Cheryl Bastian 2 Interactive Workshops! 5:45 — 6:30  Flip 3 Pancakes with 1 Spatula 6:30 –7:15  Quick…

Dear Friends & Family,           Who can’t help but like Barak Obama?  He is handsome and charming with a message of hope!  What a great speaker!           How I wish that my mother could be here to see the first black man on the presidential ballot.  She would be so excited.  My mother was passionate…

There are many things that I am thankful for today. The sun came up on another beautiful day in Florida. My husband went to work and my children were at home with me. My parents and my sister live nearby and are only a quick phone call or 20 minute drive away. This seems like…

       This is one of my favorite miracle memories.  We all have times where God has intervened in a delightful way.  Here is one of them from twenty years ago.        My niece was spending the summer with us and it was her birthday.  The problem was that Mike was in seminary and we had…

  Did you ever dream of getting a horse for Christmas? You can get a sneak peek of our Fall issue and see Nancy Carter’s first horse! Oh, and she’s not the only one sharing her childhood pictures. You’ll see photos from the 50’s through the 80’s. But, you’ll need the Fall issue of The…

I just got back from teaching my homeschool coop government class.  Laura (the other half of Powerline Productions!) teaches the class with me.  There are nineteen homeschooled kids in the class.  Most are 10-12th grade, but there are 2 sixth graders and some middle schoolers.  There are a great group of kids! We opened in…

My favorite music is worship music.  Listening to worship CDs is a delight.  First, I sing along and, then, the next thing I know–my mind is on Jesus and I begin to think of all the wonderful things He has done for me!  Soon I’m thanking Him.  Before very long, my heart is captivated by…

Fish Chowder   5 lb potatoes, peeled and quartered 5 stalks celery, chopped 2 large sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup butter 2 lb white fish Water Chicken broth 2 cups milk 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper   Sauté lightly celery, garlic, and onion in butter in large pot.  Add potatoes…

Pumpkin Muffins 2 large eggs                                       1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup canned pumpkin                      2 tsp. bkg. powder 1/2 cup milk                                      2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/3 cup butter, melted                       1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup gran. sugar                           1/2 cup nuts 1/2 cup brown sugar                         1/2 cup raisins    …

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