Ted's boss sent a package from Omaha Steaks. We love it because it always comes packaged in a styrofoam cooler with DRY ICE!!Jake wanted to try to create a big bubble so we got the supplies:Plastic cupDry iceDish soap in a separate bowlClean dry washclothHere are our results!The bubbles kept coming and spilling over for … Continue reading Neat dry ice experiment
I've shared before that sometimes life gets in the way, and the blog falls to the bottom of the priority list because... ...well...being a wife and a mom and a teacher and going to college tend to take up just about every minute of my waking hours. BUT NOT ANYMORE!!! I OFFICIALLY APPLIED FOR GRADUATION … Continue reading It’s been a while…but guess what?
It's hard to believe that Jake is 12 years old now. He still is my baby. How did he get to be 12? It seems like his homebirth just happened... He's currently into Minecraft, YouTube videos, making funny craft projects, creating his own show (Yellowbross Animations), and drawing anime characters (although he doesn't like to … Continue reading Happy 12th birthday, Jake!
I ran across an online Halloween cookbook written for kids earlier today while searching for books for my second graders, and I just knew Jake would love it. He looked at it in the car on the way to speech, and he chose Mummy Dogs to cook tonight along with mac n cheese and baked … Continue reading Jake cooked tonight!
We both have bifocals now. The difference is that I wear mine 24/7 since picking them up just over a week ago, and Ted "forgets" his constantly even though he's had them for a year. In the photo above, we were at his favorite local Mexican place to eat, and he has the menu that … Continue reading Yep. We got old.
"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible." -Claude T. Bissell When I brought home that little calf who grew up to be Bessie, the matriarch of our herd, people thought I was nuts. Now … Continue reading Quote for my life right now
I am currently in the last semester of getting my masters in special education. That entails field experience which means I take my lunch hour once or twice a week to work with students at a local school (because while it's okay to get the degree from an online college, it's not okay to teach … Continue reading Gramma would have loved this