Field Trip Foto Friday: Armand Bayou Nature Center

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From the Armand Bayou Nature Center’s Website: The Center’s core consists of a boardwalk through the forest and marshes, live animal displays, educational signage, bison and prairie platforms, butterfly gardens and an 1800’s farm site. These venues are part of the Center’s vision of a “Discovery Loop” educational tour of ABNC, its habitats and Texas […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Brazos Bend State Park

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Today’s field trip spotlight is Brazos Bend State Park. Camping, Nature Center, Observatory, Fishing and more! We went on a camping trip with our friends at the end of the school-year and really had a blast. This photo is of Kaden on the gator hike with a little blue dragon fly on his snout. This […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Houston Zoo

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Update: I started sharing our family’s homeschool field trips and “Fotos” in January of 2006, six months after I began blogging. It has proven to be one of my favorite thing to post about because I am a photo junkie and we love field trippin’. I named our field trip journey “Field Trip Foto Friday ©” for the blog, […]

Konos Military Unit Fun

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We are doing our military unit, and enjoying it. I have a list of things here that we’ve done, that we plan to do, and that we wish we could do, but finances or time are not going to permit. We’ve got a lot of things to cram into the next few days. I better […]

Green Spider

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This is a green spider that appeared on our porch recently. I had never seen one quite like it. Very interesting bristly legs. We love bugs (and arachnids) – as long as they aren’t ON us, or running amuck in the house. After doing a little research we discovered that this is a Lynx spider. […]

Medieval Feast Menu

This is a wonderful meal that we made when we did a feast for the kids after studying a month-long unit on Kings and Queens. I hope you’ll enjoy these recipes as much as we did. The only recipe that is lacking from this list is a 5$ rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store! […]

Icons of Evolution (Book Review)

Update 2012: This is a review that I wrote for the book Icons of Evolution – by Jonathan Wells, waaaay back in my early homeschoolin’ days when I was reading Creation Science books as a hobby. We watched Kent Hovind’s Creation Seminars – if you ever have 17 hours or so to spare (as if […]