Monthly Archives: February 2013

DIY Soup Can Storage for Pantry

DIY Soup Can Storage for Pantry

I have been working on filling our stockpile again, and after coming across some great Kroger deals combined with coupons, I found myself with a ton of canned soups and sauces with no where to put them. I started searching for storage for canned goods and found some outrageously overpriced stackable units, or entirely...
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Cool Country Report: Fill-in Poster FREE from Scholastic.com

Country Report Homeschool Georgaphy

Head on over to Scholastic.com to get a free one page printout for a Country Report. This looks like it will be good for middle elementary kids ages 8-10. It includes simple topics for maps, popular foods, local animals, facts, and more. Introduce a different culture and help strengthen your child’s writing skills, all...
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Raising Geeks

I am watching Star Trek The Next Generation with Wing Nut & the Romulans come on and then we have this conversation… Wing Nut – Wait, didn’t we learn about them in Classical Conversations? Me – No son, Star Trek is very cool, but it is Science Fiction and not real. Wing Nut –...
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Homeschool Lapbooks for Science and US History

Weather Lapbook Homeschool Science Lesson

This Weather Express Lapbook is on sale at CurrClick for only $1.00! It is normally $8.00, this is such a great deal for an addition to a weather science lesson. This lapbook is good for all ages, this is awesome for our family, I can print this off for all 5 of my kids....
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Pale Green Serpentine {New Jade} Dangle Earrings

Pale Green Serpentine Earrings

These earrings are listed in my Etsy store, The Nut House Creations, and are made of Pale Green Serpentine beads with sterling silver French ear wires and Daisy Bali beads. Pale Serpentine is also known as New Jade, or False Jade. They are about 1 inch long. These earrings are part of the huge...
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My Favorite Metal & The History of Silver-The Element of Change

The History of Silver

I have been working to reorganize my jewelry business, get back into designing new pieces and vending. I never tire of organizing my beads, pouring over catalogs and suppliers websites. I am never shocked at how working with my beads makes me feel; peaceful, energized, focused, and accomplished are a few of the ways....
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I Wish I Knew That: U.S. Presidents, Cool Stuff You Need To Know FREE on Kindle

US Presidents Cool Stuffy You Need to Know

I found this fun Kindle book getting ready for some new homeschool lessons for Presidents Day. Our Presidents Day lesson usually focuses on our early Presidents, but when the kids start asking me for information about other Presidents we get distracted and end up pulling out our Presidents cards, searching on the interwebs, and...
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Coupon Codes from PBS Kids, LeapFrog, Discovery Store & More

Coupon Codes from PBS Kids, LeapFrog, Discovery Store & More

There are some great savings from some of our favorite places to get homeschool tools, especially for the little ones. Save money on educational toys and books when you use these coupons from BeFrugal: PBS Kids coupon code: Free shipping on your $65+ order, expires 2/18. Plus get 10% cash back. LeapFrog coupon: 30%...
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One Times Table Multiplication Cards FREE on Kindle

Kindle Mulitplication Times One Free

This is such a simple and fun homeschool lesson for the little ones. While the big kids are doing lessons, I can quickly go through and give the littles a quick math lesson on my computer too. Since I can see this on my phone as well, this is a fun time waster while...
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Why I Prepare, Print & e-File for Free with TurboTax!

Prepare, Print and e-File for Free with TurboTax

The last time we paid to have our taxes done, the guy charged us $160 and refused to give us the child tax credit or earned income credit, something like that. He said we didn’t need it or qualify for it or some such nonsense. I knew he was wrong, but also had a...
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Lego Math Practice: A Homeschool Lesson with Free Printable

We all know how obsessed my kids are with Legos, all five of them! My oldest, Wing Nut has hated Math for years. It is a never ending struggle in our homeschool day. I catch him playing with Legos when he is supposed to be doing Math. Then I saw a fun Lego Math...
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Crafty Coupons to Help You Get Your Craft On

There are some great Crafty Coupons available from 10% up to 40% Off, as well as up to 10% Cash Back! Crafty coupons Save money on craft and art supplies when you use these coupons from BeFrugal: Joann Fabrics coupon code: 40% off one regular price item, expires 2/15. Plus get 8% cash back....
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CHD Facts and Statistics CHD Awareness Week 2013

CHD Facts and Statistics CHD Awareness Week 2013

How well do you know your CHD Facts? If you are telling your CHD Story, Raising Awareness, or reaching out to the media for CHD Awareness Week, double check your facts. With more Awareness comes more research, and statistics can change from year to year. These are some of the latest Facts & Statistics...
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