Joy, 13, Timothy, 12, David and Jonathan, twins age 9, and Joseph

Meet the 2011 Timberdoodle Models!

Ana, 5, & Abi, 1 Our featured cover child, Ana is adopted from Kazakhstan and her adorable sister is from Taiwan. We first got to know them through a mutual friend, and were so excited with them when Abi finally came home!     Andrew, 13 & David, 12 The youngest sons of our long-time friends, we were so glad that Andrew and David could be a part of this year’s photo shoot!     Annora, 3 Annora’s family is part of a new local church where some of us volunteer once a month to help out with childcare. This […]

Timberdoodle's top 14 homeschool conference tips

How to Get the Most Out of a Homeschool Conference

Homeschool conventions can be either a blessing or a blight to home educating families. Notoriously expensive to attend, what with registration, transportation, and hotel fees, many families find that the cost to merely walk though the convention door can amount to hundreds of dollars. Is it worth it? How can you get the most out of a homeschool conference? Homeschool conferences offer two enticements: speakers and vendors. You will be miles ahead in making a financially prudent decision by knowing who is attending. While we can’t speak impartially to the value of attending just for the speakers – we have […]

Grandma's Butterscotch Pie Recipe

Butterscotch Pie

Happy π Day! Today is March 14, or 3.14! Why not bake a pie with your children to celebrate this day? Today we share with you our Grandma’s Butterscotch Pie recipe. Grandpa loves butterscotch pie, and has even requested that it be served for dessert on his 90th birthday, coming up next week! Pie Crust 3 C flour 1½ C shortening Put 1 egg in measuring cup – mix with fork add 1 T vinegar and 5 T cold water – add to blended flour and shortening. Butterscotch Pie Filling 3 Tbls. flour 1 ¼ cups brown sugar 2 egg […]