This pop up traveling art trailer belongs to my good friend Christine Brown. She is passionate about frugal living, recycling and having a thriving homestead right in the middle of her neighborhood. Her inspirational story on her family and how art is integral in their daily living along with how she turns junk to jewels […]
I am always looking for ways to feed hungry boys and when you can add vegetables and fruit in one serving it is a bonus. I love zucchini bread, so when I found this recipe and worked on it a bit, I discovered a snack that keeps those boys full until dinnertime. It is also […]
Gather up some friends and spend a day gathering blueberries! My boys and I ventured on our first trip to a blueberry farm. We invited friends to join in and I used it as a time to share recipes and ideas on what to do with our bounty. I brought along some canning jars, recipes […]
Strawberrin picking is an all time favorite in our house each year. As a homeschool family, I always turn it into lessons that bring up math, measurement and even literature. This trip we learned about canning, drying and cooking with strawberries. Share our trip with us and see the yummy creations we made with our […]
Home education at The Giles Frontier is more of a lifestyle. When the boys show an interest in a creative process, we dive in deep and see where it leads. Crockett taught himself to carve whistles from bamboo. Immersion learning has so many benefits for children. See how Crockett turned this lesson into income.
I found a bag of old wooden spools in my grandmother’s sewing box. All the beautiful thread looked like a treasure chest of color. It gave me an idea to revive these necessities of the past and give them a new purpose. Let me show you how to take an old spool and turn it […]