Sunday, October 31, 2010

Pebbles Can Change The World

For the last two weeks, our homeschool discussions have been about respect and rebellion. We’ve been looking at the stories of King David, King Solomon and the various people of the Old Testament. It was really surprising to discover that we aren’t really that different from our “ancient” ancestors at all! Sure, our technology is […]

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Training Kallie

This Superstar Saturday, we’re showcasing an awesome video from our friend, cattledogsandmutts. In case you weren’t sure, that isn’t her real name! =) If you already have a dog or if you plan to adopt a puppy, you know that training is so important. Just like us, if dogs don’t learn the rules, they can […]

Friday, October 29, 2010

Brain Power

Kids, we don’t recommend trying these but if you are going to test these anyway, please, for the love of all that is good, get your parents’ permission first!   Some interesting facts about your brain: It’s more active when you sleep. It uses about 10 watts of power to function. It needs 20 percent […]

Thursday, October 28, 2010

60 Seconds Of Thanks

Our Thankful Thursday inspirational quote for today is … God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward It’s so easy to get caught up in our day. We stay up late, wake up late, rush to get everything done. Or maybe we went to […]

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Pack It Up

With some major Holidays coming up, there’s a good chance that you or someone you know will be traveling soon. So this Teaching Tuesday, we’re taking a look at how we can pack a bit better. These tips from Expert Village will help make sure you won’t have to leave your favorite sweater behind! Have […]

Monday, October 25, 2010

All-Aboard The Slushie Express!

    For Market Monday this week, we’re featuring one of our all-time favorite products: Slushie Express Cups! These are technically for the Back to Basics Slushie Express but you can use any blender that will turn ice chunks or cubes into deliciously cold smoothness. We use ours with the blender we already have, an affordable […]

Sunday, October 24, 2010

No One Is Perfect

Our Spiritual Sunday inspirational quote for today is … “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.” ~ Author Unknown Sometimes we get stuck. Our homework seems too hard, our writing doesn’t seem quite right, we don’t know the perfect thing to say to that friend who lost their pet or we can’t […]

Saturday, October 23, 2010

The Under $25 Organic Garden Challenge

For Superstar Saturday this week, we’re sharing another great YouTube find. This video is Episode 1 from joegardenerTV‘s “The Twenty-Five Dollar Organic Victory Garden Challenge” series. Joe is going to try to feed his family of four, all through summer, with a budget of just $25! Does he make it? Well, you’ll just have to […]

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