Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe for Mom!


With all of the Mac-n-Cheese and chicken nugget requests around here, I really needed a lunch idea that I could throw together easily for me! Now, I know you all don’t need me to tell you how to make a scrumptious salad for yourselves, but maybe just a little inspiration to remind you how easy it can be! So for…

Delaware Memorial Bridge Kids Craft


We’ve finally begun our Road Trip USA curriculum this past week, and Delaware was one of our first stops. Aside from a trip to Joe’s Crab Shack for some crab legs, the Delaware memorial Bridge craft was one of our favorite activities!     The Delaware Memorial Bridge is the longest twin span suspension bridge in the world. It opened…

Road Trip USA: Delaware


Hello and welcome to Delaware! It’s the 2nd stop in our Road Trip USA curriculum, the kids loved this state!   Of course we started off by finding Delaware and Dover on our Wall Map.   Some of the things we learned about this week: Located Dover, DE on our Wall Map Read National Geographic US Atlas and locate Dover,…

Greatest Artist Vol. 1: Picasso Study


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artist study on Picasso!   Pablo Picasso was born in Spain on October 25, 1881. He is one of the world’s best known painters and helped to create a new style of art known as cubism. His father was also a painter as well as an art professor. When Pablo was only 13 years old…

Beautiful Girlhood Review & Giveaway


I recently had the opportunity to review Beautiful Girlhood by Karen Andreola along with the Companion Guide by Shelly Noonan and Kimberly Zach.   Beautiful Girlhood is a Mother/Daughter Bible study that talks about the transition from childhood to womanhood. The book addresses these sensitive issues in a very tasteful and natural way. It deals with topics including  character traits…

@Ed_Insights Talking Microscope Winner


Thanks so much for all who entered to win the super fun GeoSafari®Talking Electronic Microscope! As promised we have our winner!   A big congratulations to Tiffany, comment #688! I’ll be emailing you shortly to get your information!   If you didn’t win, but want more information stop by and visit Educational Insights, make sure to let them know Erica…

Roast Beef Tortilla Wrap Sandwiches


We love tortilla wraps here…have them all the time…and I have some great tortilla wrap recipes to share with you today! The one above is called “Roast Beef Tortilla Wrap”. It’s really quick to assemble, great for lunchtime, and you can easily swap out ingredients based on your likes! Ingredients: Regular Tortillas (one per sandwich) I realize I have the…

Kindergarten Fire Safety Theme Week


One of the things we’re doing this year for Kindergarten is a Community Helper Theme each week. We started off learning about Fire Fighters, fires, and fire safety.     We talked about firemen and the equipment they use, and what to expect if they are ever in a fire. After our little schpeel on safety we did an experiment…

Road Trip USA: Connecticut


Hello everyone and welcome to Connecticut, the first stop on our Road Trip USA journey across the U.S.! We were so excited to start this trip after the fun time we had last year with our Expedition Earth World Geography! Of course I had to take some of the fun stuff from our Expedition Earth studies that went over so…

Living Math Ideas: Unifix Sudoku


  I told you all that I was going to incorporate some Living Math ideas into our school year this round. I’m doing 4 days of our regular Math Curriculum, then one day of Living Math. As we go through them I plan to post on our games and activities, so here is our first one. Today Strawberry Shortcake played…