Does Your Child Have the Edison Trait?

Does your child have the Edison trait

{this post contains affiliate links} Several years ago, Ben took an online course through Quick Study Labs (QSL). QSL offers several online courses in electronics. Back then Ben took a course entitled, The Edison Project. Using snap circuits, he was given an assignment 5 days a week for 8 weeks.  He absolutely loved this class! […]

Jesus Through the Eyes of Isaiah

Jesus through the eyes of Isaiah -- 12 Prophecies Fulfilled

God called me out as a little girl. At the tender of age of just 4 years old, I climbed the church bus every Sunday morning to go to Sunday School and worship at a large church in Miami, without my family. When I was 7 years old, we moved to a small town in […]

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 […]