Y and Z — the Final Installment of #abcblogging


After 5 rounds and nearly 3 years of blogging through the alphabet, I am a little sad to announce that this will be the final installment of Blogging Through the Alphabet here at Ben and Me.  I have loved using letters of the alphabet as writing prompts, but as my life has taken many new […]

Inspired Thanksgiving KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway

Inspired Thanksgiving KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

 I can hardly think about making Thanksgiving dinner without figuring out which dish to start first with my KitchenAid Stand Mixer. Of course, whatever I’m baking usually wins out! Here’s a great list of 75 fall recipes to give you a start on your Thanksgiving menu. Then be sure to scroll down to win your […]

Schoolhouse Review Crew now taking applications!

Schoolhouse Review Crew accepting applications for the 2015 Review Year

As many of you know, I have served on the Schoolhouse Review Crew since the summer of 2010. During these past 4.5 years, I have had the privilege of bringing you many, many thoughtful and honest reviews of products and resources for your homeschool.  Three years ago, I joined the leadership staff for the team […]

Review: Restoring America’s Biblical Foundations

Restoring America's Biblical Foundations Review

Restoring America’s Biblical Foundations A Study for Individuals or Groups Presented by Pilgrim Institute Featuring Ruth J. Smith and James B. Rose Published by Bradford Press       What can you do to Restore America’s Biblical Foundations? Do you know what America’s Biblical foundations are?  Would you like to learn to research, reason, and […]

Thanksgiving Unit Study, Free Lapbook and Book List

Amanda Bennett Thanksgiving Unit Study On Sale for $6 with Free Lapbook from Homeschool Share

{this post contains affiliate links} It’s about that time — time to begin Amanda Bennett’s 4-week long unit study on Thanksgiving.  Ben and I have worked through this study in some capacity for many years, beginning with the lower level study when he was about 7 or 8 years old. This year, for the first […]

Kid Friendly Better for You Orange Juice Recipe

Kid Friendly Better for You Orange Juice

I was super excited to get a chance to do a guest post for Ben and Me! I have spent the last couple of weeks juicing and I have seen some wonderful results in my own health. I always love to share what I have learned! Many times while I was juicing my kids would […]

5 on the Fifth — Favorite Blog Posts October 2014

5 on the Fifth October 2014

5 on the Fifth posts once a month (on the 5th), highlighting 5 blog posts  I have read over the previous month and believe should not be missed by you, my readers!    Many of those linking up with me will be pinning their favorites on our collaborative Pinterest board. Be sure to follow the 5 […]

22 Amazing Deals on Kindle Books for Christian Women

22 Amazing Deals on Kindle Books for Christian Women

{this post contains affiliate links} updated 10/6 Please note: The following Kindle books were on sale at the time of posting but likely will be for a limited time. Prices can change quickly. Please verify the price before purchasing.   Read these books on your Kindle or free Kindle  Reading App, available for your smart phone, tablet, or […]