• Literary Pursuits

    Friday Freebies

    Today's Friday Freebies list includes an assortment of short, light romances, a Biblical fiction book, and a Christian classic. I would love for you to leave me a comment if you find my Friday Freebies lists helpful, because I wonder about that sometimes.

  • Adventures

    Elmer’s Fountain

    Elmer's Fountain is an interesting little rest stop along Interstate 90 eastbound near Mullan, Idaho. It's not a typical rest area in that there are no picnic tables or restrooms. Nor is there an informational sign other than the big "Elmer's Fountain" sign and "Gold Creek Mines" stenciled on the side of the mine car.

  • Homeschooling,  Lifestyle

    Review: Diamond Quest

    I haven't yet met a Smart Game I didn't like. However, Diamond Quest is one of my favorites so far. I love that it's an non-electronic game that helps strengthen thinking skills with challenges for all ages, from preschool through senior citizens.

  • Adventures

    Mount Rainier N.P.

    Since the weather was so beautiful this past weekend, we decided to travel through Mount Rainier National Park. For being such a prominent mountain it can sure mess with your mind...

  • Literary Pursuits

    Friday Freebies: More Christmas in July

    In glancing through the currently available list of free Kindle books I noticed there are even more Christmas titles available right now, so I decided to have a second “Christmas in July” post this month, especially since the the ones on my list a couple weeks ago are no longer free. As before, these appear to be primarily of the…

  • Lifestyle

    Sprouts in a Mason Jar

    I use Mason jars for making sprouted greens. It takes about 5-7 days to make salad sprouts so I usually have two jars going at staggered times so they'll be ready a few days apart. And they are just as easy as the cold brew coffee process.

  • Literary Pursuits

    Friday Freebies

    This week's Kindle freebies list includes a nice variety of genres, which is what I love to find. I tend to binge-read one genre for awhile but then I get tired of it and start looking for something else.