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Dell XPS 17″ touchscreen laptop review

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When I first started out working from home on a full-time basis over a decade ago, I wanted a laptop that could do it all. It needed to offer performance, a full-sized keyboard, and above all, a big display so I wouldn’t be tethered to a monitor. A 17-inch laptop … Over the years, big laptops fell out of favor, as ultra-portables took over. However, with more people working from home and remote learning, big, powerful laptops are in demand again. After nearly a decade, Dell is bringing back the 17-inch form factor to its premium XPS line of laptops. I...

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Field Testing: 5 Awesome Backpacks for Bike Commuting

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Growing up in Boulder, Colorado, outdoor activities are just a way of life. Cycling has always been a huge part of my upbringing. All through high school and most of college, I embraced bike commuting no matter the weather. I would leave for work 12 miles away in a blizzard and chug on through. At times passing cars and seeing the drivers look at me in disbelief. So naturally, I was always looking for a great bag to use, one that could hold up to all the weather and crashes and carry all my gear. Going way back, I used...

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5 Best Classical Homeschool Curriculum: Classical Education Programs

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If you’re looking for a conservative homeschooling curriculum, you’ll probably love a classical curriculum. Classical curriculum is popular among Christian homeschooling families, many of which choose them for their rigorous training in literature, theology, Latin and critical thinking. But, if you’re new to this area, what curriculum should you choose? What are the best curriculum packages around? That’s the question we’ll be looking at in this article! In particular, we’ll look at: What is a classical homeschooling curriculum Reasons you might choose this method Four classical curricula for homeschools: Classical Conversations – more of a homeschooling co-op focus Veritas Press...

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MusiBaby vs. INSMY Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Review and Compare

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If you’re in the market for a new pair of speakers, Bluetooth is the way to go. This used to only be true for pricier speakers. At more modest price points, Bluetooth speakers have only been worthwhile for a couple of years. But competition and innovation has driven prices to the point where there’s no reason to be tethered to a wire. Of course, simply because a speaker is relatively new isn’t any guarantee of quality. With so many options on the market, it can be challenging to find a worthwhile choice. We understand the struggle. We’ve interviewed several Bluetooth...

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Printable Downloads & Boom Cards for Hispanic Heritage Month

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This year seems like a it has a million days in it, but somehow Hispanic Heritage Month has still managed to sneak up on me! So I'm turning to printable downloads or online activities to use with my son. This year, I've only had time to create one new resource, but it is great for distance learners. My Hispanic Heritage Month Reading Passages & Comprehension Boom Cards are easy to use while still rich in content. You can purchase them on TpT or directly from my shop in Boom Learning.This is the latest one I've made and is only in English...

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