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Priceless Art From a Vending Machine

My blog posts are usually about homeschooling and homeschool related reviews and such. Once in a while, something personal happens that I just want to share with everyone. About a month ago, I saw the coolest thing on PBS. It was a segment about an artist who refurbishes retired cigarette vending machines to vend original… Continue reading Priceless Art From a Vending Machine

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Poetry Ideas for Teens Who Hate It

Ever since my kids were young, whenever I mentioned poetry, I was met with moans and groans. Whether it was writing a haiku, an acrostic, or limerick, nothing seemed to spark much interest. Sure, we read our share of Shel Silverstein that produced some giggles, but when it came to writing their own, I think… Continue reading Poetry Ideas for Teens Who Hate It

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Two Books for a Creative Year

Who else is ready for a new year? While 2020 was certainly memorable, I will be happy to see the calendar turn to another year. I've got a couple of great books to keep those creative juices flowing all year long for your kids, or perhaps even yourself! This post contains affiliate links. That means… Continue reading Two Books for a Creative Year