Studying the Civil War – Captain Sanderson’s Pork and Navy Bean Soup

Civil war Fare - a fun way to study the civil war #homeschool

    For the past 3 weeks, the kids have been studying the civil war.  They are putting a lap book together and will finally create a timeline of events online.  I thought it would be fun to taste some of the food that was popular during the time.  They are not really soup eaters, Read the full article…

The African-American Experience – Understanding the Civil Rights Movement Through Art

The African-American experience through art - Civil Rights #MLKday #readYourWorld #civilrights

    We have been studying the civil rights movement all last week.  Our study was completed by taking a trip to the National History Museum to see the exhibit Through the African-American Lens.  It’s a very small collection from a much larger collection we will see when the National Museum of African-American culture opens Read the full article…

Study the Civil War – Lapbook Review for Homeschoolers

Amercian civil war lapbook

  I received the American Civil War Lapbook in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  If you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.   What is Read the full article…

Sustainable Phil: The History of Groundhog Day

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      Hi, I’m sustainable Phil.  I’m the sustainable groundhog.  I am really sustainable!  I was made out of wool and bamboo! February 2nd is pretty cool, isn’t it?  Yep, I come out of my hole to and check out my shadow.  If I don’t see it -YAY – I stay out and play.  Read the full article…