Friday, June 22, 2007

If I had all the money in the world...

... I would likely spend most of it on BOOKS!!

The Summer 2007 Edition of the Catholic Homeschool Resources newsletter by Michelle Grunkemeyer is out, and there are many things I would love to add to our growing collection.

This newsletter, btw, is a great resource for catholic homeschoolers.. it's published through a yahoo group a few times a year, and always has interesting products and ideas. I highly reccomend signing up for it.

Here are the highlights that I am excited about:

1. A new series of Saint books by Arcadius Press for kids in graphic novel style. (never heard of this 'style' but it looks really cool!)

2. A wonderful new Catholic coloring book suitable for all ages. I just bought this and LOVE it. The kids have been coloing the beautiful pictures all day. What's nice about this is that it has the publisher's permission to photocopy the pages for your children's use instead of having to buy another book each time. It's called A Coloring Companion for Catholic Mosaic by Sean Fitzpatrick

3. The Little Woman Hospitality Program. Oh fun!! A program that teaches the lost art of hospitality... how to set and clear a table, correspondance, sewing, cooking, preparing a room for a guest... I need this one for myself LOL.

That reminds me of another homemaking curriculum I wanted to buy by The Pearables.

Of course, we all know that what I really need isn't a fancy curriculum to teach us how to be good housekeepers... I REALLY need a maid!!!


Ruth said...

Great list. the hospitality books is awesome!

Stacie said...

I have such a book problem, if by probem one can mean "I spend too much money on them and am running out of places to put them." If I had the excuse of homeschooling to spur me on there would be no stopping my book maddness. Which is to say, you aren't alone.

Michelle said...

Thanks for sharing the link for the Coloring Companion. My children and I have really enjoyed using the Catholic Mosaic this past school year so I think the coloring pages will really ehance our future use.