Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 27

Dave TV, Prime All the Time

TV Listings, 7 pm to 11 pm Channel Guide BRIT     British Channel DUEL     Sports Channel EDI     Edible Channel HARD     Hardheart Channel PEEPS     People Channel           7 pm BRIT     The Flakes of Dandrough Hall DUEL     The Extra Strength Tylenol Family Putt-Putt Championship EDI     Wind at My Back Door French Onion …

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Jun 25

Mali Menace

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A Continuation of our Survey of the World – the Natural World   The Arab Spring has given way to the summer of the locusts in North Africa.  Political turmoil in Algeria and the overthrow of Gadafi in Libya have played havoc with normal operations in those countries.  The manpower, materials, and equipment annually reserved …

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Jun 23

If Guys Made Chick Flicks…

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My wife loves the Anne of Green Gables movie series, which is fine.  It sure beats watching Jerry Springer, or the Real Housewives of Atlanta, or the NBC Lying News.  And believe you me, she has watched all the Anne movies, umpteen times:  Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne – The Continuing Story, …

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Jun 21

Keeping Kool with the Kids

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I found this idea on Pinterest a couple of months ago and knew I had to try this with the kids. The idea was to make a “car wash” sprinkler out of PVC pipe. We made a trip to our local home improvement store as a family and purchased the necessary supplies. A few days …

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Jun 21

Homemade English Muffin Bread

I am a sucker for all things bread, and when I came across this recipe on Money Saving Mom, I knew I had to give it a try. Here is the recipe: English Muffin Bread 2 1/2 cups warm water 3 1/2 teaspoons yeast 1 Tablespoons salt 1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar (or raw sugar) 5 …

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Jun 21

Wacky Wonky World

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A light-hearted look at our crazy planetoid.   From Downtown Seattle Komo: Dateline:  Seattle, Washington.  A “bunch of leprechauns” beat up a man in Belltown on Saturday, the bruised and bloodied victim told police.  Police say they received reports about the fight around 1:55 a.m. on Bell Street near the Alaskan Way Viaduct, but when …

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Jun 19

Father Kino and the Jesuits

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(Note:  A Survey of the World is simply a report into what is occurring worldwide in terms of natural, cultural, and religious events.  The author does not necessarily endorse any activities, beliefs, or opinions mentioned in each article.  The reader can choose to take each article as a source of either information, entertainment, study, or prayer.) Continuing our survey …

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Jun 19

Brincadores Galore

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(Note:  A Survey of the World is simply a report into what is occurring worldwide in terms of natural, cultural, and religious events.  The author does not necessarily endorse any activities, beliefs, or opinions mentioned in each article.  The reader can choose to take each article as a source of either information, entertainment, study, or prayer.) In our last …

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Jun 19

How to Plan Ahead and Save on Homeschool Curriculum – Part 2

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In my first post in this series, we discussed the cost of home education. Today, I hope to give you some hints to help you save money on your school purchases. As winter comes to a close, spring fever hits in our home. The kids begin to lose interest in indoor tasks and the outdoors …

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Jun 15

Pinterest Project of the Month

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I decided in January that I would attempt one DIY project a month from my growing pinterest project board. I have been so inspired by the wealth of ideas I come across on Pinterest, but I found myself pinning stuff and never getting around to trying out any of the ideas. So I plotted out …

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