Author Archives: Headmistress

7 Continents, 5 Oceans

Copywork: The Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is. Exodus 20:11 You can sing this song to the tune of My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean: Oh, God made beautiful oceans.  Yes, God made wonderful seas. Let’s sing the names of the ocean and you can learn them with […]

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Baked Pasta Casserole

Boil about 12 ounces of bow-tie pasta until just al dente. Drain Saute a chopped onion or two and a few cloves of garlic (2 or more) in a bit of oil. Stir in about 20 ounces of spaghetti sauce, a teaspoon or two of lemon juice, a teaspoon or two of sugar, and some […]

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Friendship story

This is a quaint old story, rather dated, but to my mind, utterly charming and sweet. It’s pretty long for a blog post. YOu can send it to your kindle reader (which need not be a Kindle, can be the free app)- if you know your kindle email address (you can find that at Amazon), […]

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Everybody Should Read Classics

HEROISM IN HOUSEKEEPING So many talents are wasted, so many enthusiasms turned to smoke, so many lives spoiled for want of a little patience and endurance, for want of understanding and laying to heart the meaning of THE PRESENT—for want of recognizing that it is not the greatness or littleness of the duty nearest hand, […]

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Turkey (or chicken) Walnut Rice Salad

Turkey Walnut Salad This is a cold salad, lovely for a brunch, hearty, filling, piquant, delicious: 3 cups cooked rice, white or brown 2 cups cooked turkey, diced (you can substitute chicken or turkey ham, or regular ham, or even diced leftover cooked pork chops) 1/2 cup celery, diagonally sliced 1/4 cup pineapple chunks, drained […]

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