Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Traveler IQ Challenge

Here’s a fun geography game.  It calculates your score as a function of both speed and distance from the right answer.  Have fun!     brought to you by TravelPod, the Web’s Original Travel Blog ( Member of the TripAdvisor Media Network )  By Kristen H.

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Spelling City

I never got around to trying out Spelling City until a few minutes ago.  I was cleaning out my inbox and found the link in the Freebie Fridays newsletter from The Old Schoolhouse.  Apparently a lot of people tried the link immediately, because their server was overloaded.  I have to say WOW.  I can not believe […]

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Sod House

We are starting a study of pioneers in history.  Today I read Sod Houses on the Great Plains  by Glen Rounds to the kids.  Then we built a sod house from brownies. That project idea came from Projects About Westward Expansion by Marian Broida. A similar project can also be found in Great Pioneer Projects […]

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Gingerbread Houses

I am really behind on my posting, but I wanted to shared these pictures anyway.  Over our Christmas holiday we went to the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC (we didn’t stay there!) and looked at gingerbread houses that were on display for a contest.  These houses were absolutely incredible.  We couldn’t believe some of […]

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Happy New Year!

It’s New Years Day and I have just a second to pop in.  We had a wonderful Christmas celebration and I’m trying to do all those wonderful start of the year things.  For my blog I have done away with the library book background and have gone to this new, simple template.  I find it […]

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