Book review, Non-Fiction

Book Review: Lighten Up, Y’all by Virginia Willis

I grew up in the deep south and it’s no secret that Southern food is notoriously unhealthy.  Fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, homemade biscuits.  We even fry our vegetables—really, there is no vegetable dish than can compare to a hot, deep fried okra.  Some of my favorite southern recipes come from Trisha Yearwood.  They are definitely… Read More Book Review: Lighten Up, Y’all by Virginia Willis

Weight Loss

Pity Party: Table For One

Warning:  Pity Party Ahead This week, I feel like crap.  I feel like a loser.  I’m depressed about my weight gain.  I’m angry because my endurance sucks.  I am dreading my yearly work physical this summer.  I hate that I’m starting all over with my running.  I hate that I’ve just stopped caring. And I… Read More Pity Party: Table For One

Book review, Curriculum, homeschooling

Memoria Press: First Start Reading Curriculum Review

Several months ago I heard about an opportunity to review some curriculum through Memoria Press.  Memoria Press provides classical, Christian curriculum in all subjects and for all ages.  I’m not totally sold out on classical education but I’m very eclectic and if it works, I’ll use it. I contacted the company and after a few… Read More Memoria Press: First Start Reading Curriculum Review