in pursuit of wild things


January 2013

Lego Stonehenge

The past two weeks was our first time using Apologia for our science course. We were using another curriculum but it just wasn't in-depth enough for my little scholars. So I scrapped it and we switched to Apologia. My kids... Continue Reading →

First Resolution Done…Well Almost

Actually, I finished the hardest part of one of my 2013's to do list. This past weekend I passed the tests that will allow me to apply for a CCDW (Conceal Carry Deadly Weapon)...after all the paperwork processes. It will... Continue Reading →

Homemade Breakfast

I did it!!! I made yogurt! I had homemade yogurt, smoothie and granola for breakfast most mornings last week. Some mornings I just had the granola and yogurt and I did not get hungry until lunch time. On the mornings I... Continue Reading →

Christmas Around the World Part 3

Well I found the rest of this post in my draft box. I thought this was in the second post but...I don't and blogging don't always mix well. Here is a list of the crafts and recipes we did... Continue Reading →

What’s Up With My Brother

Several of you have left me notes asking about my brother. He is ok at the moment. I worry over him every day and call him several days a week. He is in the process of getting out of the military and... Continue Reading →

When Not to Change Curriculum

I am getting ready for the next academic year...which begins the second week of July. I like to plan ahead. I've been reading about Trail Guides Series from Geography Matters. I REALLY like this curriculum and I believe my kids... Continue Reading →

Healthy Living

I'm working on my resolutions for this new year. I know from many past failures that a diet won't work for me. I never stick to them...not ever. Too many rules...too many restrictions. And really...I do not have time to... Continue Reading →

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