Category: Money Saving Tips

  • Recycle Challenge: Water Bottle Challenge 

    Recycle Challenge: Water Bottle Challenge 

    Before you throw that water bottle away, or toss it into the recycle bin, think of some fun and useful ways to give it a new purpose. Use a small water bottle or a gallon size. Make sure you clean it out well and allow it to dry completely if you plan to store anything […]

  • DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    Make your own skeet ball themed game for the backyard or to take to the park. The follow ideas are only suggestions, please feel free to come up with your own way of making a game with this theme. Suggestions: Something to make a ramp out of: A box, small slide, wood and a few […]

  • Herb Fun Page

    Herb Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: HERBAL REMEDIES Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Herb Word Scramble Unscramble the words below. Herb Related Activities Grow Your Own Herb Garden Grow your own herb garden and learn how to use what you grow. […]

  • Learning To Read and Improve Reading Skills Through Letter and Word Games

    Learning To Read and Improve Reading Skills Through Letter and Word Games

    Playing games, and using fun activities to learn, or hone reading skills, help make the learning process much more interesting and less of a chore. It can also lower the frustration level. Play a spelling game – This can be written, verbal, with letter tiles, a video game, etc.. Choose a letter of the alphabet, […]

  • Yacht – Dice Game

    Yacht – Dice Game

    Yacht, better known by its commercial name Yahtzee, started around 1938, and has many excellent educational benefits, in addition to being a fun and exciting dice game to play! It can be played by one player, multiple players, or as a team, and can be played at just about any age.  Note: Very young children […]

  • Free Online Classic Book Resources

    Free Online Classic Book Resources

    The Literature Network – 3500 books, 4400 short stories and poems, and 260 authors to choose from. Project Gutenberg – Offers over 53,000 free ebooks to download or read online. Classic Books – Explore bygone eras, time-honored tales, and historical narratives. Classic Literature – Classic literature, American authors, British authors, Project Gutenberg, and children’s picture books. Authors – Classics at the […]

  • Sharing Your Knowledge With Others

    Sharing Your Knowledge With Others

    You’ve come to the point in your learning journey where you’re ready to begin sharing all the interesting information you’ve been learning about. Sharing is one of the most wonderful and beneficial parts of the journey, and can be done a lot of different ways. As a matter of fact, you may only be limited […]

  • Documenting Your Personal Learning Journey

    Documenting Your Personal Learning Journey

    You’ve decided on a topic, designed your own study, and found great learning resources. Sometimes being able to take all the information in is satisfying enough. There are other times when you may want to begin documenting what you’re learning, the resources you used, the places you went, and where and how you learned what […]

  • Don’t Let A Great Site Slip Away!

    Don’t Let A Great Site Slip Away!

    You’ve come across a great site that you want to spend some time looking through, but as luck would have it, you don’t have time to check it out as fully as you’d like right then and there. Here are some ways you can quickly hold on to the little informational treasures you find, so […]

  • When To Plant

    When To Plant

    Anytime of the Year Urban Farmer: What to Plant Now Almanac: Gardening  Click on ‘Personalized Planting Calendar‘, type in your zip code to find out what and when to grow, and when to harvest. Spring & SummerArticles & InformationAbout: Organic Gardening: Vegetable & Herbs To Plant In August Reader’s Digest: 11 Vegetables to Start Indoors Before Spring Bonnie Plants: Which […]

  • Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

    Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

    One of our favorite winter treats is a steamy hot cup of cocoa and to meet the needs and tastes of everyone in the house, we make our own hot cocoa base and add the items we like the most.  1/2 c Powdered cocoa3/4 c Natural sugar1/2 c Real semi-sweet chocolate chipsBowlSpoonJars or air-tight container […]

  • Make Your Own: Cocoa Bubble Bath/ Body Wash

    Make Your Own: Cocoa Bubble Bath/ Body Wash

    This quick and easy recipe will not only make a fun bubble bath but it can be used as a body wash as well!To make your own cocoa-scented bubble bath or body wash, you will need… 1c Unscented baby soap (liquid) or 1/2c liquid Castile soap1/4c Glycerin1/8c Cocoa power1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)1/2 […]