Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Ten on Tuesday - Summer To Do

10 things to do before school starts...
  1. Get kids into the doctors for immunizations.
  2. Shop for school supplies.
  3. Shop for school clothes.
  4. Shop end of summer sales on bathing suits, pool toys, etc. for next year.
  5. Have the kids clean off their desk to a point where they can actually do homework on it.
  6. Start getting kids to bed earlier to prepare them for early school wake-up times.
  7. Start planning my winter garden.
  8. Keep my summer garden alive through August.
  9. Make up pesto to freeze with all that fresh basil I have growing out there.
  10. Enjoy what's left of summer!


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Monday, July 25, 2011

This Wednesday at the Mayborn Children's Museum

The Mayborn Museum has an Egyptian Exhibit this summer.  Every Wednesday they do a special activity, and this Wednesday the theme is live and play like an Egyptian!  From 1:30 - 4:30 kids can weave a basket (or have a race in one), make a cartouche, learn hieroglypics, and more!  See all the planned events here.

(NOTE:  In past Wednesday activities, many events finished up around 4:15, even though it says 4:30.)

MORE FUN TOMORROW:  Egyptian movies are being shown every Thursday.  July 28th, at 6:00 pm you can see "Egypt's Great Queen: Hatshepsut."  See full Thursday line-up here.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011

WARNING

Came so close to buying this at Walmart for a fruit bowl for my table.  


Good thing I noticed the label on the bottom first.


To their credit, it was in the decorative/crafts section, not where food
containers and dishes are sold.   And thankfully it was labeled.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

This Week at the Mayborn Children's Museum

WEDNESDAY
The Mayborn Museum has an Egyptian Exhibit this summer.  Every Wednesday they have special activities This Wednesday from 1:30 to 4:30 kids will get to discover buried artifacts at a sand-filled dig site, meet an archaeologist, decode a secret language, and more!  See all the planned activities here.

(NOTE:  In past Wednesday activities, many events finished up around 4:15, even though it said 4:30.)

THURSDAY
Egyptian movies are being shown every Thursday.  July 7th, at 6:00 pm you can see a film about "Modern Marvels: Mummy Tech" in the Mayborn Theater.  See full Thursday line-up here.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Linky Parties

A few blog events I sometimes participate in, have particpated in, want to participate in, or just enjoy browsing.

TUESDAY


Totally Useful Tuesdays
New themes posted weekly

Sarah Celebrates





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Tiny Tip Tuesday

Masons Mama




WEDNESSDAY

”motherdaughterbookreviews.com”


 THURSDAY 



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FRIDAY

Post a simple question


Grannys Down Home Southern Cooking


(Restarting January 2012)

funfrugalmommy







SATURDAY


Camera Critters