*This point may contain affiliate links that help pay my bills. See my Disclaimer for more details. Ah the Great Spring Clean of 2018. At least the calendar tells me it’s spring. We had freezing temperatures this morning. And to think that I was wearing shorts and a tank top a couple days ago. *shakes… Continue reading The Great Spring Clean of 2018: Part 1
*This page may contain affiliate links. Please read my Disclosure Statement for more info. Winter sucked, as it does, and this last one was no exception. Not everything we planted survived. Some things didn’t make it until winter. I’m looking at you Leyland Cypress that the bucks wanted to wrestle with during the rut. The… Continue reading Landscape Update
These guys are getting huge! Also, their numbers shrank. We started with five. They were all VERY tiny. They must have been freshly hatched. Mortality rate can be pretty high with tadpoles and they will eat one another or their dead comrades. The three that are left look great though. You can more clearly see… Continue reading Tadpole update 4/10/2018
The calendar once told me it was spring. I was so proud that I had patiently waited until “spring” to buy plants and put out container plants. Then, several weeks into spring, the state of North Carolina decided it didn’t want it to be spring. Not all the way. So we got to all choke… Continue reading The Spring That Wasn’t Spring
A few months ago, my youngest son received some money for his birthday. He was born at the beginning of December. I usually make him wait till after the holidays to spend any of it. I just never know what people are going to get him. When he finally did spend it, he chose to… Continue reading Teaching With Tadpoles
Fair? It’s not fair season, right? Okay, not state or count fair season, but the Mother Earth News Fair is coming to Asheville, NC and I have my tickets and parking pass! It looks like it’s going to be bigger than the one I went to two years ago. We skipped last year because the… Continue reading The Fair is Coming!
And….. We are ALL sick again. I thought we were past this, but I guess this cold/flu season has decided we needed one last hoorah. And I’m so over it. I’m a pro at this snot catching thing at this point, but I am just done. I’m looking forward to when we homeschool next year… Continue reading Coughing and Sneezing