Thursday, February 28, 2013

Good Stuff From Around the Web

229827_10151055057631782_2134425902_aHere’s a taste of some of the great things from around the web I’ve been sharing on the Homeschooling Hearts & Minds Facebook page, and it’s not all related to home education.

Educational

Blessed Beyond a Doubt shares how to get a free copy of Math Essentials Fractions book to download (available for a limited time).

Lisa @Golden Grasses talked about the book So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport---adding it to my list of books to read.

H.O.P.E. Homeschool Consulting is giving away a See the Light Art lesson DVD.

The Common Room challenges you to test your civic literacy with this quiz from ISI.

Melinda is guest posting at Christian Unschooling about how unschooling looks for her family.

Serenades and Solace shares info about a video available for free for the month of March from The Compass Store called Economics has Consequences.

Heather @Marine Corps Nomads has a complete, FREE collection of Little House lapbooks for you to download.

Crafts

My friend Connie @The Daisyhead has started a brand new crafting link-up called With These 2 Hands.

Ruth @Farmgirl in My Heart shares a tutorial on recycling the boxes your food comes in into something pretty and useful.

Autumnfawn Lane has an easy tutorial for turning an oatmeal container into a headband holder.

Food

Chareen @Every Bed of Roses share a tutorial for making a professional looking Angry Birds cake.

Mac n Cheese in the crockpot?  Sounds perfect for when I forget to get something started first thing in the morning---I can start it mid afternoon.  Recipe at To.Be.Thode.

Blogging

Cindy @Get Along Home is talking about the blogger/reader relationship---yes, I agree with her.

Aurie Good @Welcome to Our Good Life is giving away a ticket to the Titus 2:1 Conference for homeschool bloggers…Meet me there!

Fun & Inspiration

Alisha Jaybird just turned 31…I remember my 30s (grin).  Love her quirky style.

April @ Coffee, Cobwebs, and Curriculum is musing on The Circle of Me---great post!

The Time-Warp Wife has a great article on how yes, I am indeed a woman of influence.  I bet you are too.

Nicole @Schooling in the Sun is learning to let go of her anxiety and give it to God.  Very real post.

Those are some of the highlights of the past week or so…join me in the conversation on Facebook.


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