Homeschool Swim Lessons in Austin

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Hey out there… Spring has sprung! It is hard to stay inside near the computer when it is in the 70’s outside and the garden needs weeding, trees need trimming, fence needs building, and plants need planting. We’ve been spending an amazing amount of time in the sunshine – and even taking advantages of the […]

Texas GOP State Convention : How to Get Involved and Make a Difference

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Part of our hands-on government class this year for homeschool was to be politically active and actually do our part as far as we were able to instead of just going to a voting poll and checking a box. I’m not sure how many public school seniors out there were state delegates this year, but […]

Homeschool Service Project: Feeding Austin Area Hungry

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For the past few years, our family has had the privilege of working with the Brighter Days Food Pantry which partners with Austin Area’s Texas Capital Food Bank to feed the hungry in our community. Our pantry is one of the few in our area that offer fresh produce, meat and dairy as well as dry […]

Free Short History Video Lessons Online

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If you follow me on any other social media venue besides my blog, you’ll know that I am pretty engaged with current events, culture issues, and organic health topics. I love history and even though I hate politics, I have a vested interest in the direction the country is going because my children and grandchildren […]

Galveston Christmas and Cold Season Adventures

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We set out for Galveston in mid-December after getting over a nasty cold – without Daddy, who had to work overtime. Moody Gardens had invited me to attend their Festival of Lights and come take a few fun guided educational tours and participate in all the Christmas attractions they had to offer. It was going […]

Microsoft Store Events, Products, Twitter Party & 100$ Give Away

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I’ve been invited to be a part of a number of really cool campaigns that companies create to reach out to the public. This week’s campaign is one of those that rates high on the “COOL FACTOR”. I get to tell you about the Microsoft Store, today – and to offer my readers a 100$ […]

Mixed Media Altered Book Art Journaling with Teens

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I have a confession to make. I’m an art lover. If it were up to me, I would do art all day, and not get anything else done. When I was a kid, I doodled and daydreamed and created art to the exclusion of much else. It got me in trouble. My kids are acorns […]