Scientific Art

I totally snagged this idea from Pinterest, but it is a perfect fit into our Solid, Liquid and Gas unit study while being an art project at the same time. Double duty! We began by putting a container of old crayons in rainbow order. (The boys each picked out a new box of crayons for […]

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Roller Coaster Rider

Before Saturday morning, the only roller coaster I had ever been on was the piddly one at Lake Winnie in North Georgia. Most enthusiasts would hardly call it a coaster, but to me, it was more thrill than I could handle and that was well more than a decade ago. When we purchased Dollywood season […]

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Five Things I’ve Learned…

…from the first week of homeschooling: 1. It’s worth starting early so we can be done early. 2. It takes a lot of reminding to treat Mom like Teacher. (“You wouldn’t whine like this to your teacher at school, so don’t do it with me.”) 3. Snack time and recess are huge incentives. 4. The […]

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I call No Fair

On August 7, I was casually perusing Twitter when I noticed a tweet from a gluten-free blogger whom I follow (glutenfreegirl). She mentioned a woman named JennieĀ and something about sending her support and love. Naturally, I was curious about the woman based on her name but I also wondered what spurred the tweet. I clicked […]

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The Best Shade of Orange

It’s that time of year – almost. We’re a week and a half away from the start of Tennessee football, so it was time to show our support. I’ve waited all year to spend autumn in east Tennessee – for the foliage, for the festivals and for football. We’re working on scoring tickets without having […]

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