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Building a goat barn out of pallets

We have taken the week off from many of the “extra” projects that we have to get done around the house. It rained and snowed over 2 inches on Monday. And on Tuesday, we took a field trip to the Rennasance festival down in Gold Canyon, AZ. Last weekend before the crazy wet weather arrived, […]

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Homeschooling REVIEW – “Mapping the World with Art”

  We have been meaning to get started on this new curriculum. We had been eyeballing this book for a while and I overheard another mom talking about this class that her kids were signed up for… I thought, well, WE can get the book and do this… And so far, WE LOVE IT! The […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Update on Fodder – Our system is working GREAT!

  Back in September, our family began researching and creating a homemade fodder system to reduce our chicken and duck/geese feed cost. We are getting goats in the late winter and wanted to have the system in place when we introduced them onto our ranch too. (I use ranch loosely, it is more of a […]

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Essential Oil Tuesday – Homeschooling FUN – Gluten-Free Playdoh (play dough) + essential oils

1/2 cup white rice flour (You can use brown rice flour as well – I did when I ran our of white) 1/2 cup corn starch 1/2 cup salt 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup water 1 tsp cooking oil 4 drops Essential oils  (Peace and Calm  or even lavender – works wonders on […]

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Spaceman Word Spacer – homeschooling

I am always looking for ways to help my munchkins on writing.  When I was student teaching, the kindergarten teacher had these COOL SPACEMEN word spacers to help the kids learn to space their word when they write. You will need a clothes pin, white paint, sky blue paint, a red and black sharpie.   […]

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