Picture Smart Bible K-3 Curriculum (a Review)

The Picture Smart Bible for K-3: Old Testament - a review from vicki-arnold.com

About Picture Smart Bible The Picture Smart Bible comes from Picture This! Ministries, founded by Dan and Juanene Peters. The goal of the ministry is to "get people into the inspired, dynamic, life-changing word of God, so that God’s word can become implanted in His people." They do this because they believe the Bible is the inspired, only infallible word word of God. This is a mission I can get behind. The Picture Smart Bible is the original Bible study curriculum and is a comprehensive … [Continue reading...]

An Amish Garden (a Review)

An Amish Garden - A 4 novella collection. Looking for some easy summer reading? Read my review to see if it's for you at Vicki-Arnold.com

Summer Reading With Tricia Goyer A couple months ago, I came across a summer reading initiative for author Tricia Goyer's work. In exchange for reviews, I would receive some books for free. I chose three books for a few reasons. One, I was getting serious about including more reading in my days and that fit well with the overall vision of the initiative. Two, I've been wanting to read a few of her books as it is and this seemed like a great way to do that. Three, there are three months of … [Continue reading...]

My Summer Reading List Plus Other Resources

My Summer Reading List Plus Resources

Hi! I’m Vicki. I’m trying to follow in the footsteps of the Proverbs 31 and Titus 2 women with the heart attitude of Colossians 3:23. I write about homeschooling, homemaking, and any other topic God sends my way. To Him be the glory. Won’t you join me? Twitter…Pinterest…FacebookSummer reading is in full swing around here. […]

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How to Write Acrostic Poetry With Kids

Simple Acrostic Poetry with Kids

April is National Poetry Month and we’ve celebrated by reading poetry books so far. I decided to take it a step further and try writing some poetry. We are starting with acrostic poems and I’ll tell you more about that in a minute, but first I want to talk about this project. I’ve partnered with […]

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12 Books About Gardening for Kids

12 Books About Gardening For Kids on Vicki-Arnold.com

Gardening is kind of a big deal around here. We work to make it work every year. Our kids are getting older and are more of a help with the maintenance a garden requires. They actually love to water the plants and work along side us…usually. This week for our alphabet activities, we read books […]

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Why Should I Bother With a Garden? – 5 Quick Reasons

Why Should I Bother With a Garden? 5 Quick Reasons to Grow a Garden on Vicki-Arnold.com

Maybe I should have started the Beginner’s Guide to Gardening series with this post. I’ve written some form of this post no less than three times in various places so I sometimes forget that I may have not written it here. Forgive me? Thanks, you’re the best. We’ve been gardening for years and the romanticism […]

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31 Books About Flowers – F is for Flower

31 Books About Flowers - Art, Poetry, History, Science, and Picture books from Vicki-Arnold.com

Flowers are on our minds here, we are (im)patiently waiting to see our first spring flowers. Well, technically, I guess we’ve seen them, but crocuses will bloom in the snow, so they don’t count. I’m waiting for the daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths. One of my favorite spring time traditions is to take photo of my […]

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The World of Christopher Robin – Poetry Book Giveaway

The World of Christopher Robin - a National Poetry Month giveaway!

To celebrate National Poetry Month, I decided to give away a copy of a lovely book I came across. You can also check out my post 12 Books for Kids to Celebrate National Poetry Month for some ideas of books to look for at your library. Now on to the giveaway! I am giving away […]

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12 Books for Kids to Celebrate National Poetry Month

12 Books for Kids to Celebrate National Poetry Month from Vicki-Arnold.com

April is National Poetry month, did you know that? That is actually one of the first things I learned when I started writing online. I’ve learned a lot over these last several years, some of it is even useful! To kick off National Poetry month here on the blog, I have a fun list of […]

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