Monthly Archives: June 2008


Color Coded Nature Walks 7

Noticed this flower on our walk at the creek last week. Since this week’s topic for The Homeschool Minute was the Charlotte Mason Method, I thought I’d pass along a neat entry I read this morning. In her Color Coded Nature Walks entry, Scribbit shares a great idea for coloring the inside compartments of an […]


Your I-Spy for the day 5

Can you find the crawdad? According to Wikipedia: Crayfish, crawfish, or crawdads, are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are closely related. They breathe through feather-like gills and are found in bodies of water that do not freeze to the bottom; they are also mostly found in brooks and streams where there is […]


Great Craft Ideas & Dealing with the Heat 1

As I was reading through my Bloglines this morning, Like Merchant Ships sent me over to Zakka Life for some creative uses for little toys. Oh. My. Word. I just loved all the links there. I used to do fun stuff like that. I think they’ve inspired me to try it again. Y’all check that […]


Coolin off at the creek 8

When it’s a zillion degrees outside, you can find us here – Cuz you know it’s hot when even the cats are tagging along to the creek. I mean at this point, I thought they were actually going to hop right in. We’re used to Faith hanging out with us at the creek. She’s a […]


My favorite Summer recipes! 1

I don’t usually love pasta salads, but this one has totally won me over!  I could just about eat it every day and it’s so simple to make. Italian Pasta Salad Ingredients: 1 box of  rotini pasta 3 chicken breasts 3 or 4 Vlasic Hearty Garlic pickles diced 1 tomato diced Italian dressing Directions:    […]