Couponing Made Simple (Christi the Coupon Coach Review)

Christi the Coupon Coach has written a book called Couponing Made Simple with a purpose in mind.  She wanted to help other families learn how to save money by reducing their grocery bills.  As a homeschooling mom of four she knew what a sacrifice it is to spend the time and money on homeschooling and how saving money in other areas could really add up.   So she decided to start saving money by using coupons and decided to share her knowledge with the world through her book.  Her book Couponing Made Simple is available in both a physical form Continue reading

Simplify Your Kitchen! (Simplified Pantry Review)

The Schoolhouse Review Crew has had a blast using and reviewing three of Mystie Winckler’s Simplified Pantry eBooks. Crew members have been able to utilize the recipes, master pantry lists, and other kitchen tips and tricks in her two cookbooks, Simplified Dinners  and Simplified Dinners, Gluten Free / Dairy Free.  We have also been learning about creating an electronic organization system for our homes with help from her book Paperless Home Organization. Mystie has written her cookbooks out of years of collecting, revamping, and tweaking recipes to create recipes which take advantage of money saving tips and a well-stocked pantry.  Her Continue reading

Modesty Matters

Sometimes it’s difficult to find suitable clothes to buy. Modesty Matters helps fill that need, especially the need to find modest dresses, by offering both sewing patterns and sewing instruction. Their “You CAN Sew!” program is a comprehensive course designed to teach basic sewing skills. The detailed lesson plans and instructional DVDs walk the student step-by-step through sewing fundamentals such as choosing appropriate fabric, properly threading you machine, setting the correct thread tension, reading a pattern, sewing with either a straight or a zigzag stitch, and much more. At the end of the 65 lessons, the student will have three Continue reading

Everyday Homemaking – Molly Crew

Everyday Homemaking offers practical homemaking and homeschooling ideas to help you better manage your household and time. Members of the Molly review team recently reviewed two of the books from their Everyday Homemaking series.    The Everyday Family Chore System has practical ideas for a family chore plan. It includes “the tried-and-true how-to-do-it cards now used successfully in many households, ideas for using the cards as a stand-alone system or to enhance virtually any other system you may currently use, plus tips on how to organize your household to maximize success.”     Everyday Cooking is a “collection of tried-and-true recipes and Continue reading

What is the Molly Crew?

We’re glad you asked! The Molly Crew is is the other half of the Schoolhouse Review Crew! The Molly Crew exists to review items you would use in your home and family from kitchen gadgets to gardening products to food! If you have it, we can review it! All Molly Crew reviews come with access to our dynamic reviewing team (up to 100 reviewers!) and one of the reviews runs in the monthly Molly Green Magazine. Do you have something you would like the Schoolhouse Review Crew to spread the word about, but it isn’t curriculum? We can do that! Continue reading