Homemade Pizza

PizzaWhenever my nieces and nephews visit their most requested meal is pizza. My homemade pizza is famous! For every birthday and holiday it is an absolute must. One of the reasons I think that everyone loves it so much is that everyone makes their own. Most of them just put tomato sauce and cheese on it, but they get to pat out the dough, spread the sauce and sprinkle the cheese. Somehow that must make it taste better!

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Book Review – Laddie

laddieA couple years ago I had the opportunity to read several books that I normally wouldn’t have. If you are anything like me, you have a pile of books next to your bed that gets bigger everyday! When I’m teaching classes I have even more books because I need to keep up with my students. The year I’m referring to I also ran a book club for adults … and it was with this group that I found my new favorite book – Laddie by Gene Stratton-Porter.

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Why “Teenager” is a Bad Word

NO TEENAGERSIn my house, teenager is a “bad” word. We don’t have teenagers. We have young adults. Now this is not my own idea. I fully acknowledge that I have been heavily influenced by Dr. Oliver DeMille and his book Thomas Jefferson Education. His book made me look at my kids in a totally different way – a life changer for all of us!

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