So, we are preparing for a birthday this week, and I am frantically trying to get the party supplies that are needed. DD12 decided that she wanted cupcakes for her birthday because I won... a great cupcake decorating kit from Gretta over at The Johns Family awhile back. We've been saving this just for her birthday. I think I finally found a frosting recipe that I think … [Read more...] about It Seems Like a Madness Monday!
Because DS9's thought processes are a little different, he is just finishing learning his addition and subtraction facts. He has done remarkably well, but we are always looking for a better way to help him remember his facts. Like most kids, he learns better when the learning environment is a game. … [Read more...] about POP for Addition and Subtraction!
This past weekend, we were treated to RAIN! We hadn't seen rain in a awfully LONG time, so it was a treat! We all went outside and stood on the patio enjoying the cool air. The kids even decided to run out in the rain and were soaked by the time we went back inside. While we were outside, I decided to "play" with my camera and try out different settings. The flowers were … [Read more...] about Glorious Rain
We schooled through most of the summer, and today, we started our new curriculum. We have switched up our History and changed to Mystery of History. I really had not heard much about Mystery of History until this Spring/Summer, but I was so impressed by what I saw! I like the fact that it can be used by a wide variety of grades and has activities that are age … [Read more...] about Beginning Our New History Curriculum
When I find something online that I want to buy, I'm not usually thinking about discount codes UNTIL I check out. When I see the box asking for the promotion code, I open a new window and start searching for a code. I never thought about going to one website, Promotional Codes, to find what I need. I just hit the Google, Bing, or Yahoo and search. After checking out … [Read more...] about How Do You Look for Promotional Codes?