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Book of the Week: Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert Why we love this book: Children don’t like to eat vegetables right? But they love to dig in the dirt, gardening and learning through their five senses. Lois Ehlert’s vivid and bold pictures introduce a variety of vegetables and makes gardening simple and hands-on. One […]


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This is the arbor that greets and ushers you into my back yard. This is where I relax each morning with a good book and my coffee. This is our vegetable / herb garden. Phew! It’s a lot of work! I’m perspiring just thinking about it! I use the Square Foot Gardening method. Great for […]


Post image for Field Trip: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

We were greeted by a colossal size dragonfly. Next, we squealed at the sight of the giant ants. MacGyver surprised us all with his ease at navigating the center’s map. This is why getting out in the world is so important to us. You learn about the world. You learn how to navigate the world. […]


Post image for I Like the Wildflowers (FREE printable book)

We just can’t help ourselves! We have spring fever!!! When the hillsides are covered with flowers it’s hard to stay inside. So we’re out enjoying the world.  Here is another FREE printable book for you and your children to enjoy. This book is a song adaptation to I Love the Mountain.  Head over to our […]


Post image for We’re Celebrating Spring! Book of the Week: Planting a Rainbow

Book of the week: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert It’s officially spring in Texas. The hillsides are covered with bluebonnets! Let’s get a closer look! Wait, let’s get an even closer look! Some people call these weeds. We call them buttercups. Go ahead, put your nose in them! Can you smell the sweet scent […]