Monthly Archives: September 2013

Super Simple Menu- Day 1 Crockpot Chicken Fajita

Today is the first day for my new menu.  I am using crockpot or very simple meals.  Today’s menu is: Breakfast: Semi-homemade Cinnamon Rolls. Lunch: Crockpot Chicken Fajitas Dinner: Left overs and “make do” This is the amount I used … Continue reading

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Rich and Creamy Ham and Potato Soup

So many of my best dishes start out as accidents!  This soup was exactly that.  I hate to throw out food.  Last night, I was going to throw together some instant mashed potatoes to go with the BBQ for a … Continue reading

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CrockPot BBQ Beef and Homemade Buns

This recipe is so very easy and delicious! Crockpot BBQ Beef Ingredients (This made 10 shredded bbq sandwiches): 2 packs of boneless country beef ribs (8-10 pieces) Season with salt,pepper, onion powder 1/8 cup liquid smoke 1 bottle of your … Continue reading

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Lori’s Quick and Easy Shepherd Pie

This recipe for Shepherd Pie could be called “Beef Farmer’s Pie” instead of “shepherd,” because there is not lamb in this recipe.  This is one of my family’s favorite recipes I make.  Here are the simple step-by-step directions. Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Thematic Unit: Farm (Part 1)

FARM THEME During my 20 years in education, I met some amazing creative teachers.  There were groups of us who would create resources and share with one another.  Most of our creations were basically put in a file online for … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Theme Unit: Pets

I will be doing this unit a little differently.  Because so many of the activities I share fit more than one subject area, which is typical of many early childhood activities, I will just be listing the activities and including … Continue reading

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Science Lesson On Plants and Cooperation

Today, in our science class, we are talking about plant parts. The curriculum the school uses teaches Godly Character traits and the trait for today’s lesson is “being cooperative”.  I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about  … Continue reading

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