Fried Green Tomatoes (Mmmm Good)

Aren’t they pretty? Just like my new blog design. Yes, go ahead and say it. You love it, don’t you? If you don’t live in Texas, chances are you may not have any green tomatoes handy. I’m not known for my timely recipes around here. In fact, I’m not known for even posting monthly. But […]

Nature as a Teaching Tool

I have been inspired by so many other great nature-loving homeschool bloggers to join in the fun and begin our own nature journals. We have added nature walks to our list of “to-do” items each day since my schedule re-vamp… but sadly, we haven’t been walking. I think we will start today. I’m eager to […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Even in the cold months, there are grasses and flowers in bloom somewhere in Texas. The weather is sure to change on a dime; and you never know if you’ll be wearing a sweater or a tank top in the winter months. We Texans whine about the weather and wish for the cool fronts when […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Wild-Connections Butterfly Farm

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In the sunny Texas Hill Country, nature is calling. There are wild flowers, butterflies, dry creek beds (and wet ones), ocean fossils (the Hill Country used to be under water), swaying pecan trees, and lots of interesting bugs and spiders… an endless list of things that kids can study and awe over. We visited Wild-Connections […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Honey Bee Farm

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The below photos are of a wonderful field trip we took in 2004-5. Of course, with a name like Sprittibee, you would assume that I would have a bee field trip up my sleeve, right? What is ironic, however, is that for the most part, I am deathly afraid of flying insects. Running and screaming […]