Home and Garden 101: Chemical Free Pest Control, Part 1

I’ve been doing a series on “Home and Garden 101″ (and unfortunately, this week’s post doesn’t have a sponsor – so there’s no gift card… but if you give me a great natural pest control tip, I might feature you with a link next week). Come back Friday for a chance to win 25$ Amex […]

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: 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 […]