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Patriotic Books for Summer from My National Treasure Tour, Part 2

  Today I am sharing all the great American history books for kids, and a few for adults, that I found in the gift shops at Mt. Vernon and Valley Forge on my recent trip back east. So these are … Continue reading

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Treasure #2 of My National Treasure Tour: Martha Washington

Do you all realize what a treasure Martha Washington is?  George wouldn’t be the man he was without her aid and comfort. Not to mention her wealth as well, :-). When he married her and got a part of her … Continue reading

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Treasure #1 from My National Treasure Tour: Mt. Vernon and Anne Cunningham, the Woman Who Rescued It, and What We Can Learn From Her

Are you ready to go on a National Treasure Tour with me?! In honor of Independence Day coming up, I am going to blog over the next while to share my “national treasures”: my memories, book ideas, and nuggets of … Continue reading

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Patriotic Books for Summer from My National Treasure Tour, Part 1

  Here is the beginning of my patriotic book posts, just in time to get ready to celebrate Independence Day! These books pictured below I garnered from my recent “National Treasure” tour. I had the privilege of touring D.C. and … Continue reading

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2021 Patriotic Chapter Books

I know Independence Day is over, but that doesn’t mean I stop reading about why we celebrate it. Just as I like to stretch the Christmas season out, by reading Christmas books after the holiday is over, into January and … Continue reading

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2021 Patriotic Picture Books to Celebrate Independence Day

I can’t let the ultimate patriotic holiday pass by without mentioning my favorite picture books for it. No need to buy these, just log in to your local public library’s online catalog and put them on hold! Your library probably … Continue reading

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Top 12+ Summer-Themed Board Games

In honor of summer, I’m sharing my top 12+ tabletop games with a summer theme. From camping, to Independence Day for Americans, amusement parks, to gardening, to beaching, to travel, I’ve got you covered with games that feature those summertime … Continue reading

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2022 Countdown to the Birthday of the Book of Mormon Story #5: The Back Story of the Book in Speech Given at the Library of Congress

I’m counting down the days to the birthday of the Book of Mormon, on Sat. March 26. Did you know that Elder D. Todd Christofferson gave a speech telling the back story of the book, at the Library of Congress? … Continue reading

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A Covenant Nation Tour Days #1 & #2

It was two years ago on this very day that I got to tour Washington D.C. with a group of homeschooling friends. We had arrived in Philadelphia the day before and drove that evening to get to a hotel in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Biographies: Picture Books and More!

This one’s about the guy, Edwin Binney, who invented Crayola crayons, and his cousin, C. Harold Smith. So fun! Now I know where the business name “Binney and Smith” came from. This one above is a fascinating look into colonial … Continue reading

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