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Brandy Ferrell
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Materialism. Busy-ness. Check-the-Box Must-Do’s. With all the distractions that fall upon us in the coming weeks, it’s easy to miss out on the most important part of the season – that the Word became flesh. Capture a heart of thankfulness and a Christ-centered Christmas this year as you memorize scriptures through November and December. Visit the post to find out how to win a CD & DVD Combo pack from our favorite scripture memory resource, Seeds Family Worship!

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Longing for a more Christ-centered Christmas? Connect Old Testament prophecies to New Testament fulfillment and memorize scripture via Seeds Family Worship!
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We’ve finished! Last week we wrapped up our final book of the New Testament Overview Bible Study! Even though it may have taken us 4 months longer than I had originally planned, we have finally completed a study of the entire Bible with stick figure…
We’ve finished! Last week we wrapped up our final book of the New Testament Overview Bible Study! Even though it may have taken us 4 months longer than I had originally planned, we have finally completed a study of the entire Bible with stick figure drawings. (And before this gives the impression that we finished it …
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In the six years that this website has existed, I have never come across any resource that has challenged me so greatly as a set of four novels by Brimwood Press. It has taken our family three years to read these books – not because of their length (they…
Historical Novels for Engaging Thinkers provide a means of exploring worldview (polytheism, monotheism, naturalism, & pantheism) through stories.
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As our family reorganized our bookshelves this summer, we decided to release a few of our books to bless another family who may wish to add some Cycle 2 related reading to their home library. These books are from our personal library and are in “very…
Book giveaway featuring science, poetry, picture books, composer study, nonfiction & historical fiction related to world history from middle ages to 1991.
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In all honesty, I share my plans with a certain degree of apprehension for fear that it will discourage someone. Within this homeschooling journey, I’ve grown to thrive off of reading great books with my children. I treasure it. In addition to reading…
Free CC Cycle 2 reading plans and loop schedules to use with the Classical Conversations Cycle 2 Foundations program.
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Of all that I share here on this blog, searching through books to develop our reading plans is what I spend the most time doing, as I hope to choose books that our family cherishes reading together (and your family cherishes as well, should you choose to…
CC Cycle 2 read alouds for use with Classical Conversations Cycle 2. Also includes storytelling, poetry, art, composer, and Shakespeare for children.
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Please remember that it is not necessary to supplement Classical Conversations with crafts, worksheets, and on-line resources. Simply drilling the grammar (knowledge) and reading literature together will give your child an incredible grounding for the…
Please remember that it is not necessary to supplement Classical Conversations with crafts, worksheets, and on-line resources. Simply drilling the grammar (knowledge) and reading literature together will give your child an incredible grounding for the logic (understanding and application) and rhetoric (wisdom and communication) levels of classical learning. In fact, you need not even match …
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When I think of “living books” for geography, A Child’s Geography is the first book series that comes to mind. From the earth science focus of Ann Voskamp’s A Child’s Geography: Explore His Earth, to the ancient history focus of A Child’s Geography:…
When I think of "living books" for geography, A Child's Geography is the first book series that comes to mind. In this review of Explore Medieval Kingdoms..
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Week Number One. I think it’s the most intimidating week of the year for me. At least at the beginning of the year it is (but when February rolls along, I’ll probably say that every week). Nevertheless, always at the close of our first week, there exists…
Week Number One. I think it’s the most intimidating week of the year for me. At least at the beginning of the year it is (but when February rolls along, I’ll probably say that every week). Nevertheless, always at the close of our first week, there exists this sense of accomplishment, regardless of what actually happened during the week. So, even …
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Howdy! Thanks for dropping by Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood! I just wanted to take a few moments to let you know the what, why, and how of this website since it can be absolutely overwhelming to pop over here without a little background information. (My blog…
Howdy! Thanks for dropping by Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood! I just wanted to take a few moments to let you know the what, why, and how of this website since it can be absolutely overwhelming to pop over here without a little background information. (My blog is similar to Pinterest in some ways, and because Pinterest overwhelms …
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Welcome to our family’s list of CC Cycle 2 picture books correlating with the Classical Conversations Cycle 2 Foundations program. After investing in many books over the past several years, we’ve decided to let you in on what our favorites have been!…
Welcome to our family’s list of CC Cycle 2 picture books correlating with the Classical Conversations Cycle 2 Foundations program. After investing in many books over the past several years, we’ve decided to let you in on what our favorites have been! We’ve selected the following books as personal family favorites for Cycle 2 because they’re beautiful and rich …
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It’s been pretty quiet over here at Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood lately. That’s because we’ve just completed a 38-day road trip with over 150 stops in 20 different states crossing 4 different U.S. time zones and traveling a total of 10,334 miles (all in a…
One family's journey in traveling with their children through 50 states before they graduate from high school. Check out stops and itineraries!
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Child of a great God, wife to a marvelous man, and homeschooling mother of four boisterous blessings.
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Child of a great God, wife to a marvelous man, and homeschooling mother of four boisterous blessings - exploring the world together from our home in Middle Tennessee.

At Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood, we share our learning adventures, providing resources, ideas, encouragement, printables, activities, giveaways, and the reality of our funny farm life. Drop by our neck of the woods to find resources and encouragement for education, homeschooling, or Classical Conversations.

Feel free to join us in BEING REAL
...or follow us as we travel 50-states-before-they-graduate.

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Education
  • Lawton High School
    1992 - 1995
  • Texas A&M University
    Engineering, 1995 - 1999
  • University of Tennessee
    Mathematics - Secondary Education, 2002 - 2005
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Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
Teacher of future world-changers
Employment
  • Home
    homeschooling mom, 2003 - present
  • ExxonMobil
    drilling engineer, 2008 - 2009
  • Various schools
    high school math teacher, 2003 - 2007
  • BP
    completions & production engineer
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Currently
Middle Tennessee
Previously
Lawton, OK - Houston, TX - Union City, TN - Knoxville, TN - Kingwood, TX - Lafayette, LA - Midland, TX - Winter Haven, FL
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a review of If I'm Diapering a Watermelon, Then Where'd I Leave the Baby...
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A short, practical read for a highly distractible mom who is constantly misplacing things, forgetting tasks, and roaming around wondering wh