Here’s a short but sweet activity from today. Well, it was short and sweet to create but we played with it for over an hour. If there’s something we can learn than killing time isn’t a bad thing, right? Today we’re learning about colloids! What is a colloid you ask? A colloid is a substance…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: A Colloid? What’s That?
Sometimes, we just get curious. Sometimes we hear things that make us question what we are doing. So, I decided not to guess, but to ask! Please take a few minutes to participate in this short survey.
Welcome back!! The boys have arrived for our second round of summer of fun and today we’re making ice cream. I remember making ice cream with my gramma or was it with mama, either way I remember. We used one of those old fashioned ice cream makers. The one that used rock salt and then you…… Continue reading Summer of Fun – I Scream, You Scream, We’re Making No Churn Ice Cream!
I believe my youngest was 18 months old the last time we camped; just a short time before his dad and I split. We loved camping. Everything about it. The outdoors, the smell of breakfast cooking over an open flame, the hiking, sleeping in a tent, sitting around the fire, seeing so many stars, EVERYTHING!
We were regulars. We often camped two, three, or more times a summer.
Good Morning! Today is a bit different than most. Today the spinner landed on “our day in pics” Imagine my disappointment when I discovered my current website plan doesn’t support video 😦 So instead of that great little video I was going to put here today, I’m going to have to settle for still shots…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: A Pictures Worth a Thousand Words
Well as much as yesterday was a bust, today was a BLAST! Things rolled into place; it was hot, the sun was shining, we had all the supplies. Yesterday got me thinking. So many times life grabs a hold of us and drags us around like a rag doll. Things can run a muck very…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: You’re Never Too Old To Play
HEY! Welcome back! Did you have a good weekend? I certainly hope so. It was a bit crazy around here so I didn’t have time to post, but we made a ton of memories over the last two days and learned a few things too. FRIDAY I guess the first thing I want to share…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016: Weekend Update
Today was a very laid back sort of day. The youngest one may have needed some extra sleep because he slept until nearly noon! Remember when, as a teenager, you could do that? Yeah me too! I could sleep all day and not have a bit of trouble doing it. As I’ve matured (that’s my…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 4: Four Lessons Sorry Teaches Teens
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for ICE CREAM!! Sometimes you fulfill a dream! Gather ingredients and supplies Bananas Ice Cream Chocolate Syrup Oh You won’t believe your eyes! Butterscotch or Strawberry topping Look out things are gonna get hopping! Strawberries Whip Cream Sprinkles Spoons Better get a bowl, you’ll need it soon! An Ice Cream…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 3 – Ode to the Banana Split
Do you read to your children? Do they read to you? Oh the little’ens for sure, right? What about your older kids? Do you read to them aloud? Do they read to you aloud? Why am I asking these questions? It’s not to be nosy or to make anyone feel bad. Honestly, I ask because…… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2016 – Activity 2: 13 Reasons We Should Be Reading Aloud To & With Teens