Monthly Archives: August 2011

Spelling City … A Review

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Spelling City … A Review

August 31, 2011

As a homeschool mom anything I can find to make life easier when schooling is highly coveted! So as I was searching the web for Spelling words for the kids a month or so ago and I came across this really great site called Spelling City! After a quick review over the content, I paid for the premium service with out a second thought.


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Summer Fun

Summer Fun

August 8, 2011

We were headed back to Martin Dies Jr. State Park, this time to take advantage of the fishing without a license in the state parks! I wasn’t all that into fishing so I told them let’s first hike and geocaching the Wildlife Trail then go fishing later.


Austin was dubbed “pack horse” for today. He doesn’t mind because for the most part it is his field guides in that pack!

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A Day at the Beach House

A Day at the Beach House

August 13, 2011

“Why don’t you guys load up and come to the beach with us tomorrow. I could use some help fixing a fence and the kids can go to the water slide.” my father-in-law requested. And that is just what we did.


The kids love the water slide. Making their first trek up the hill, Adam is can’t seem to get up there fast enough!

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Eat Your Cell !!

Eat Your Cell !!

August 5, 2011

We always enjoy projects in Science but I think the kids probably enjoyed this one more than most. It involved candy! In our book Exploring Creation Human Anatomy & Physiology we had to make a cell. We’ve drawing the cell all week but this one was edible!


I gathered up all the things I needed to make a cell. I kind of felt like a mad scientist in my kitchen! To make a cell it takes Lemon Jell-O, Knox Gelatin, and an assortment of candies.

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