Feed the Birds!

The other day, I bought one of those bell-shaped chunks of bird seed to hang in a tree. I don’t have an actual bird feeder, and I thought that would be a fun option to attract birds to my yard. The first day, there were a few bits of seed missing. The second day, the…

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February Surprise

Stars and stripes, Xs and Os, groundhogs, frogs, masks, broncos, panthers, and fire monkeys? That’s right; February 2016 is filled with special days, events, and monthlong celebrations that include American Heart Month, Black History Month, and National Children’s Dental Health Month. So what’s the surprise? Well, as you know, we have a giveaway right here…

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Did You Sleep In?

Ahhhhh, the favorite summertime activities y’all posted at “‘Eeee-zy’ First Friday Giveaway” sound relaxing, fun, and simply wonderful. Sleeping in, reading, spending time with family, shopping, sunning, traveling…fabulous! Y’all are so deserving! And now for the news you are waiting for—the winner of June’s First Friday Giveaway is Helena (comment 154) who is looking forward…

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What Day Is It?

When I taught, I couldn’t keep track of the days during summer vacation. Calendar time each morning during the school year is a vivid reminder of the current month, day, and year. So when you take away daily calendar time, I’m totally lost. I’m pretty good at keeping track of the days working in educational…

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