Month: August 2011

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 […]

Three Cheers for Adult Time

The boys and I are together almost all the time, especially now that we are homeschooling. In a lot of ways, this is great! I know tons of parents who wish they had more time with their kids, and for that, I’m a lucky girl. […]

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 […]

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.”) […]

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 […]

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 […]


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