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1. T-shirts and Gifts for Redheads and Gingers!
T-shirts and Gifts for Redheads and Gingers!
If you are you a redhead, or if you love one, then you'll love these great gifts for gingers! All designs are available in a variety of styles and colors, in sizes from infant to adult 6X, so just click and find your new favorite shirt or hoodie! Most designs are also available on a variety of g...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:42:18
2. Luscious and Low-Carb: Meatloaf
Luscious and Low-Carb: Meatloaf
This meatloaf does triple duty: it is low-carb for Atkins eaters, it is gluten-free for celiac sufferers, and it is utterly, sinfully delicious for everyone. My kids beg me to make this meatloaf with bacon. Yes, there's a filler that helps it hold together, just as there is for every meatloaf. Re...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
3. American Girl Doll Alternative : Madame Alexander Dolls
American Girl Doll Alternative : Madame Alexander Dolls
What little girl wouldn't love to receive an American Girl doll under the tree? And what parent wouldn't like to save a little money rather than spending $199 - or more - on a single doll? Fear not, frugal parents ... there are alternatives to the wildly priced American Girl dolls!
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:23
4. Movie vs. History: 'The Other Boleyn Girl'
Movie vs. History: 'The Other Boleyn Girl'
How much fact and how much fiction in the movie "The Other Boleyn Girl?" It does a good job of popularizing the Tudor period, and the sets and costuming are beautiful, but whether it is more fact than fiction is debatable. It is true that there are few facts known about Anne Boleyn's early life, ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:40:22
5.  Homeschool Quotes
 Homeschool Quotes
WE LEARN NOT FOR SCHOOL, BUT FOR LIFE. These life-learning, life-affirming quotations will help you find the right words to explain your homeschool lifestyle to skeptics ... or help you take the homeschooling plunge ... or maybe help you remember why you decided to homeschool in the first place! ...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:42:09
6. How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs - WITHOUT a Nonstick Pan!
How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs - WITHOUT a Nonstick Pan!
How do you get perfect, nonstick eggs without using a nonstick pan? Even with nonstick, are your eggs a gummy mess? I always wondered how chefs turned out such light, fluffy eggs, when my scrambles were always heavy and soggy. Turns out that perfect scrambled eggs are not so hard to make and com...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:49
7. Million ~ Billion ~ Trillion ... What's the Diff?
Million ~ Billion ~ Trillion ... What's the Diff?
Million, billion, trillion ... all big numbers. A trillion is just a bigger number, right? True ... but it may be bigger than you think. A million is hard enough to imagine, much less a billion. We need some perspective on what these unimaginable numbers really mean.
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
8. Heelarious! High Fashion Baby Booties for Fun and Costumes
Heelarious! High Fashion Baby Booties for Fun and Costumes
Baby shoes meet high fashion! Keep your baby's toes toasty and trendy! Heelarious high-heel baby shoes with soft cloth heels are adorable infant versions of high fashion shoes and boots. Popular Trumpette infant socks and booties look like sweet little Mary Jane shoes, ballerina slippers, golf s...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:44:25
9. Make an Adorable Bunny Costume for Easter or Halloween
Make an Adorable Bunny Costume for Easter or Halloween
Who needs to spend too much money on a generic, boring bunny costume that is probably uncomfortable, hot, and itchy to boot? Make your own rabbit costume quickly and easily, and delight the little Easter Bunny in your life! (She can even help with some parts!) All photos © tandemonimom. All righ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
10. Classic UNO Card Game Gets a Killer Twist! Play KILLER UNO with These Fun Rule Variations!
Classic UNO Card Game Gets a Killer Twist! Play KILLER UNO with These Fun Rule Variations!
UNO is a super card game for family night or parties! It is inexpensive, readily available, and the rules are simple enough for even young children to join and play. But are you ready for Killer UNO? Killer UNO uses adds twists, traps, and speed play to the classic game to ratchet up the fun - us...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
11. Baby Wearing - All the Best Babies are Doing It!
Baby Wearing - All the Best Babies are Doing It!
My babies lived in a sling from the moment they were born. So comfortable for them and me too! I tried other baby carriers but always came back to slings. They are much more versatile than most other carriers, but at the same time far simpler to use. No buckles or straps to mess with; no holes fo...
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
12. Proof that Rats are Great Pets!
Proof that Rats are Great Pets!
Rats are fabulous pets! We love our rats, and purpose of this page is to bring you visual evidence and arguments that rats make great pets! The photo at left is our sweet mama rat Suzi, on the shoulder of my daughter. One of my daughter's online handles is "ratopiangirl." I wonder where she got ...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
13. Naturally Restore Electrolytes and Soothe Sore Tummies After Flu
Naturally Restore Electrolytes and Soothe Sore Tummies After Flu
We've all been there: a bout of stomach flu or food poisoning, and the contents of your stomach are not your own any more. But what can we drink to not simply settle the stomach, but also aid in recovery? Tummy Tea settles the unsettled stomach, restores the unbalanced electrolytes, rehydrates th...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:49
14. 'Five in a Row' Literature-Based Unit Studies: Easy, Inexpensive, Fun!
'Five in a Row' Literature-Based Unit Studies: Easy, Inexpensive, Fun!
As an educator, mother, and homeschooler, I have a rave curriculum review for all you new (and seasoned) homeschoolers out there. Five in a Row is the best, easiest, most fun, and cheapest homeschool curriculum, guaranteed to prevent teacher/student burnout! I believe this homeschool curriculum i...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
15. The Fall of the Walls of Jericho - Myth or Mechanical Resonance?
The Fall of the Walls of Jericho - Myth or Mechanical Resonance?
The Battle of Jericho is one of the more astonishing stories in the Bible. Some guys march around a city, tootle their horns, the walls fall, and they storm in. Of course, scientific thinking proves that story is totally implausible ... or does it?
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
16. Twilight Saga Extras
Twilight Saga Extras
Twilight ... need more? Find it here! If you love Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga, then you'll love all the EXTRAS you'll find here: the first twelve chapters of Midnight Sun (Twilight written from Edward's point of view), some back story on Jacob Black, outtakes and missing scenes from the book...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
17. Up or Down? The Battle Hymn of the Toilet Seat
Up or Down? The Battle Hymn of the Toilet Seat
You know it's true ... the real battle of the sexes takes place in the loo. Up or down? Hit or miss? Over or under? Let your opinions rip here, and see which voice you want to sing in the Battle Hymn of the Toilet Seat!
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
18. How to Make a Powdered Wig for a Judge, Barrister, or Footman
How to Make a Powdered Wig for a Judge, Barrister, or Footman
The frog footmen in our homeschool production of Alice in Wonderland needed powdered wigs - and there were three frog footmen! No way to keep the purchase of three wigs within budget, so I knew I would have to make them myself. I'd made a yarn wig for a handmade doll once, but that was more time-...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
19. How to Bake Fabulously Light and Fluffy Baked Potatoes!
How to Bake Fabulously Light and Fluffy Baked Potatoes!
Baking potatoes to be light and fluffy rather than heavy and soggy is actually very simple ... and it's not even an old family recipe! Here's the big secret: no aluminum foil! Don't panic - the new method is just as easy as the old and your potatoes - and those eating them - will thank you!
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
20. Twelve Days of Christmas with Bob and Doug McKenzie
Twelve Days of Christmas with Bob and Doug McKenzie
Bob and Doug McKenzie, a.k.a. Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas, are hosers from The Great White North, introduced on the third season of the Canadian comedy sketch show SCTV. Their improvised and seriously shortened version of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" appears on their album Great White North. ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
21. Best Twilight Quotations
Best Twilight Quotations
Twilight ... You know the story: vampire meets girl, vampire wants to eat girl, vampire falls in love with girl, vampire saves girl's life. Same old, same old. Relive the excitement (or figure out what it's all about!) with these best lines and favorite quotes from Stephenie Meyer's Twilight!...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:41:30
22. The Best Twilight Saga Spoofs and Parodies
The Best Twilight Saga Spoofs and Parodies
There are three clear categories of people in this world. 1. People who love Twilight. 2. People who hate Twilight. 3. People who have been dead for at least a decade. The popularity of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga guarantees that it will be the target of humorous digs, and all sorts of peop...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:23
23. Homeschooling and the "S" Question
Homeschooling and the
If you homeschool as I do, you've heard the "S" question ... waaaaayyy too many times! "But what about socialization?" is what's on the mind of everyone who knows someone who educates their kids at home. I've learned you can circumvent the question if you wear the answer on your shirt! That way ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:40:22
24. Huzzah! Celebrate the End of the Middle Ages!
Huzzah! Celebrate the End of the Middle Ages!
Forsooth! Hark ye all unto my words, for this day the 29th of May doth mark the End of the Middle Ages! Yes, this is an actual, if somewhat obscure, holiday, and since any holiday is a good excuse to celebrate, LOL Teez has scoured the web to find the T-shirt of the Day for End of the Middle Ages...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
25. How to Make Your Own Inexpensive Yearbook for a Homeschool Group
How to Make Your Own Inexpensive Yearbook for a Homeschool Group
Looking back at a memento of a year with friends is always fun. But how can a homeschool group, with members often on a tight budget for money and time, put together an inexpensive homeschool yearbook that everyone can afford? The answer is: very easily! Pencil "Homeschool Yearbook Assembly" int...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:43:20
26. Romeo and Juliet Movies
Romeo and Juliet Movies
Romeo and Juliet is probably one of the best-known plays in the world. Certainly it is the one that pops into anyone's head when William Shakespeare is mentioned. It remains one of his most popular and enduring plays despite - or perhaps because of - the fact that the romance ends in tragedy. Thi...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
27. Twilight Dream Team
Twilight Dream Team
This is my "dream team" for Twilight characters, the way I see them when I read the books (along with trivia & vital stats for each). A few are actually from the movie, where they cast someone who is just as I pictured, but in most cases ... I was not so happy. I read the books just before they b...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
28. How Do You Tie Your Shoes?
How Do You Tie Your Shoes?
People are passionate about how they tie their shoes. A bow knot, the two-loop knot (commonly known as bunny ears), or something completely different ... what's so great about the way YOU tie your shoes? Tell us why we should learn to tie shoes your way! Photo Source: Glow in the Dark Shoe Laces
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:24
29. Team Charlie T-shirts and Gifts
Team Charlie T-shirts and Gifts
Charlie Swan is the best dad around! Bella Swan's divorced dad is police chief in the tiny town of Forks, Washington; he's a little clueless about the real dangers that abound in the area, but we love him all the more for that. Forget Team Edward and Team Jake ... Team Charlie is YOUR team, any ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
30. If You Liked THAT Book, You'll Like THIS Book! Share and Discover New Books to Love!
If You Liked THAT Book, You'll Like THIS Book! Share and Discover New Books to Love!
Isn't it great to discover a book or new author who fits right in with some of your long-time favorite authors and literary genre? Wouldn't it be great to be able to share your new literary discovery with other fans of your favorite books and authors? Now you can! Twitter your new book and author...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
31. Calendar for Kids: Seasonal Cycle
Calendar for Kids: Seasonal Cycle
As soon as a birthday passes, the questions start: When is my birthday? How long is that? When is Christmas? How long is that? A countdown calendar is good to show how many days are left, but it doesn't help kids with the concept of one season following another, and a year repeating itself over a...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:43:20
32. Best Edward Cullen T-shirts and Gifts!
Best Edward Cullen T-shirts and Gifts!
If you're on Team Edward you probably need a different Edward Cullen (or Robert Pattinson) shirt for every day of the week ... or month! Whether you are a fan of the Twilight saga in book form or movie form or both, here's the best variety around!
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
33. Kid's Homemade Dalmatian Puppy Birthday Party: Make Your Own and Save Money!
Kid's Homemade Dalmatian Puppy Birthday Party: Make Your Own and Save Money!
One of the most successful birthday parties I ever organized for my kids was also one of the cheapest: a Dalmatian puppy party. Everything, including the party favors, was homemade, but I heard from parents for weeks how their kids had loved it, and kept on wearing the favors, and didn't want to ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
34. Straight to College: Homeschoolers Skipping High School
Straight to College: Homeschoolers Skipping High School
More and more homeschoolers are skipping the high school option - including the GED (Graduate Equivalency Diploma) - and heading straight to college ... community college, that is! No, I'm not talking about dual enrollment, just pure college credits!
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
35. The Best Lemonade You've Never Had!
The Best Lemonade You've Never Had!
Who doesn't love a tall, cool glass of lemonade? Sure, it's got sugar, and that's not too good, but we'll sacrifice for that particular pleasure! But ... what if you don't have to? What if delicious lemonade could be made with healthful ingredients that also make the best lemonade ever? "Fresh L...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
36. Funny Maternity T-Shirts and Gifts
Funny Maternity T-Shirts and Gifts
Maternity and pregnancy t-shirts for the expectant mothers in your life, along with fun gift items such as coffee mugs, hats, buttons, magnets, and more to celebrate the blessed event with humor and style! Multiple funny designs with plenty of colors and sizes to choose from!
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
37. Mr. Potato Head Goes Pro as Official Sports Spud!
Mr. Potato Head Goes Pro as Official Sports Spud!
Mr. Potato Head goes pro for your favorite sports team! Wearing official team jerseys and headgear for NFL, NBA, and MLB teams, and with the appropriate football, basketball, or baseball clutched in his hand, your sports fan will love this great gift item for Christmas, birthday, or opening day o...
Sports & Recreation - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:56
38. Donny|Marie|theOsmonds
Donny|Marie|theOsmonds
Well, there's Donny and Marie ... oh! and little Jimmy. Who were the older Osmonds? How many Osmonds are there, anyway? And what have they been doing all these years? Read on to discover the careers after the careers, and how Donny and Marie and the rest of the Osmonds have reinvented themselves ...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
39. Bible Bags - Flaunt Your Faith with Reusable Cloth Bags!
Bible Bags - Flaunt Your Faith with Reusable Cloth Bags!
No paper, no plastic, no thank you! Reusable shopping bags are the way to bag it - and now you can flaunt your faith at the same time! These roomy, stylish 100% cotton canvas tote bags have plenty of room to carry everything you need when you are on the go! Reusable shopping bags feature heavywe...
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
40. 10 Under $10 : Best Chew Toy Gifts for Pet Rats!
10 Under $10 : Best Chew Toy Gifts for Pet Rats!
If you have pet rats, then you know what they love most of all (well, BESIDES butter) ... yep, something to chew on! Here are some of the best chew toys for your pet rat. Best of all, they are all under $10.00!
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
41. "Her Hands" | A Poem for My Mother
Writing poetry can be a cathartic and cleansing experience. I wrote this poem about six months after my mother's death, spilling almost complete onto the paper, needing little revision afterward. This is, as you may guess, an intensely personal poem I have not shared with many people until now. M...
Relationships & Family - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
42. ABC Songs for Phonics Memorization
ABC Songs for Phonics Memorization
Music is one of the best ways to cement learning in the memory. And music is a great way to learn and remember tricky pronunciation problems! It's easy enough to make up a little jingle when your child continues to forget how to pronounce a difficult sound, but it's also easy to find catchy songs...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
43. Which is Better for Home Fitness? Kinect vs. Wii Fit
Which is Better for Home Fitness? Kinect vs. Wii Fit
I'm looking at the Wii Fit and the Microsoft Kinect system for my kids (and myself) to have a fun and effective workout at home. We own a Wii and an Xbox, so the price difference is not that great and I am researching other differences such as effectiveness, ease of use, and availability of worko...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
44. Author Georgette Heyer
Author Georgette Heyer
Georgette Heyer (say her name correctly: HAIR) was a prolific author, penning approximately 60 historical romance and detective fiction novels from the 1920s to the 1970s. Her Regency romances, especially, continue in popularity and are still the standard by which all others are judged ... approp...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:44
45. Flower Costumes: Make a Simple and Elegant Calla Lily Costume
Flower Costumes: Make a Simple and Elegant Calla Lily Costume
In my opinion, the calla lily is one of the most stately of the flowers, so I when I was tasked with creating a costume for the lead flower in our homeschool version of Alice in Wonderland, I naturally started thinking how best to create a calla lily. I very much wanted to keep that smooth expans...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
46. Reduce, Reuse, REBAG!
Reduce, Reuse, REBAG!
No paper, no plastic, no thank you! Reusable shopping bags are the way to bag it now! These roomy, stylish 100% cotton canvas tote bags have plenty of room to carry everything you need when you are on the go! Reusable shopping bags with cute, original designs feature heavyweight natural canvas fa...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
47. 10 Under $10 : Musical Instruments Make Great Stocking Stuffers!
10 Under $10 : Musical Instruments Make Great Stocking Stuffers!
I love music and providing my children with means to express themselves in song. It's a bit of a tradition for my kids to receive some sort of instrument for Christmas. As I have four children, keeping it under $10 is a big bonus! These great little instruments will give your family hours of musi...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
48. Retro and Vintage Graphic Fashion Tees - Get Your Groove On!
Retro and Vintage Graphic Fashion Tees - Get Your Groove On!
Vintage fashion designs are IN. Retro graphic tees are HOT! Don't miss these groovy wayback designs - be sure to get some in time for Christmas! Vintage tees, retro shoes, great graphic designs on all sorts of items from hats to mugs and magnets.
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
49. The Reader's Shop: Unique Literary T-shirts, Book Bags, and Gifts for Book Lovers
The Reader's Shop: Unique Literary T-shirts, Book Bags, and Gifts for Book Lovers
Literary tee shirts and gifts for book lovers - get all your gift shopping done here! Find designs for readers, writers, fantasy lovers, and literati on t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and more clothing for teens, adults, kids, and infants! Also great gift items such as mugs, tote bags, hats, mag...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
50. Tandemonimom Twinkles with Purple Star Awards!
Tandemonimom Twinkles with Purple Star Awards!
I have twenty-four purple stars and two Lens of the Day awards! "Purple Stars are fairy dust. They're magic. They're surprises. You'll never know when or where they'll arrive ..." thus says Megan Casey, Squidoo's Editor-in-Chief. Getting a purple star is a special thrill for a Giant Squid, and I...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
51. Coconutties: Super Simple, Super Quick, Super Sweet!
Coconutties: Super Simple, Super Quick, Super Sweet!
Coconutties are the quickest, easiest dessert around, and yet they can look - and taste! - very elegant. Make these when you're headed out the door and the fancy dessert you were supposed to bring was eaten by the dog (at least that's what you'll tell people, right?). Three ingredients, one pan,...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
52. Going Commando! Have Your Unmentionables Gone AWOL, or Are They Firmly in Place?
Going Commando! Have Your Unmentionables Gone AWOL, or Are They Firmly in Place?
In the TV show Friends, Jennifer Aniston's character Rachel famously announced to her boyfriend Ross: "I'm going commando, too." By which she meant sans underwear, in case one or two people reading this lens haven't heard the phrase used in just that way yet.
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
53. HEY BABY BRAIN! Can a Woman Tell If She's Pregnant With a Boy or a Girl?
HEY BABY BRAIN! Can a Woman Tell If She's Pregnant With a Boy or a Girl?
I don't know if there are any foolproof ways to predict the gender of a baby other than ultrasound ... except one. And it won't work on the first pregnancy! In my experience, most women tend to carry boys one way and girls another. For me, my two girls sat very high, causing severe shortness of b...
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
54. Scrubs T-shirts and Gear
Scrubs T-shirts and Gear
SCRUBS! J.D., Turk, Carla, Elliot, Dr. Cox, Bob Kelso, and the whole Sacred Heart staff ... who doesn't love Scrubs? One of the most quote-worthy television shows in a long time has teamed up with CafePress, and these great designs are the result! Find your favorites here! All designs available ...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
55. Happy 100th, Grannie!
Happy 100th, Grannie!
This page is dedicated to Callie Perna Penland Stewart, my grandmother and sole living grandparent, who turned 100 in October 2009. Thankfully I was able to attend her birthday party with my children and get to see all my family - and it's a big family! Here's a tribute to my dear Grannie.
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
56. Patched Jeans: How to Simply Mend Torn Jeans
Patched Jeans: How to Simply Mend Torn Jeans
Who can afford to toss out a pair of ripped jeans? And with today's casual styles, why would anyone want to? Many rips and tears in jeans are considered decorative; but my kids put rips in the knees that leaves the whole lower part of the pant hanging on the ground! When you really need to salva...
Arts & Design - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
57. What Can You Do With Elephant Poo?
What Can You Do With Elephant Poo?
What CAN you do with elephant poo? As it turns out, elephant poop can be recycled into a useful, interesting, and - yes - beautiful product! It even makes a great gift item! When you need a gift for an environmentally conscious recipient, consider recycled elephant poop!
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:25
58. Little Monsters Cookbook
Little Monsters Cookbook
Little Monster's Cookbook is a delightful cookbook just right for a Little Monster's Halloween Party - recipes that are easy to make and yet creative and colorful, and that will look fabulous for your monster friends! Recipes are simple to follow and execute but fun to make and eat! With fabulous...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
59. Twilight T-shirts, Gifts, and Fan Gear
Twilight T-shirts, Gifts, and Fan Gear
Edward Cullen or Jacob Black? Or everyone on Team Twilight? Find designs to support your Twilight t-shirt obsession here! More than two dozen original and unique Twilight fan gear designs including: ~ Obsessed with Edward ~ Top TWELVE Reasons to Love Forks ~ Meanwhile in a Town Named Spoons ~ Ed...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
60. Celebrity Homebirths!
Celebrity Homebirths!
As the benefits of home birth become more well-known, more and more celebrities are giving birth at home. Of course you wouldn't want to give birth at home just because Demi Moore did - all three times! - but it might be easier to convince your loved ones who are doubting your sanity that it is n...
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
61. Mighty Tasty Gluten Free Muffins
Mighty Tasty Gluten Free Muffins
If you must eat gluten free, bring your favorite breakfast back with these incredible gluten-free muffins, simply baked using ingredients from Bob's Red Mill gluten-free products. Serve them to company - no one will suspect they are gluten free! The texture, weight, and "chew" of these delicious...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
62. Typewriter Artist Paul Smith
Typewriter Artist Paul Smith
Paul Smith was born with severe cerebral palsy and his parents were told he had no chance of surviving his infancy. Despite handicaps that kept him out of school, Paul went on to create a whole new art form using only paper and a manual typewriter - but this is NOT your regular old ASCII art, so ...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:02:04
63. Ginger Books: For Redheads and Those Who Love Them
Ginger Books: For Redheads and Those Who Love Them
If your child has red hair, he or she may sometimes feel a bit left out. But these fabulous books are filled with heroes and heroines topped with flaming hair ... just what the little ginger in your life needs! Some of the stories deal directly with the hair issue, while other storylines don't me...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
64. Homeschool FAQ
Homeschool FAQ
Do you have questions about whether you should homeschool, or how you can? You've come to the right place. Here is an extensive list of questions and answers, with links to some of the best resources on the web.
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:10:32
65. Red Head: Dolls with Red Hair
Red Head: Dolls with Red Hair
A red-headed little girl deserves a red-headed little doll. Come to think of it, doesn't every little girl deserve a red-haired doll to be her best friend? Here are all shapes and sizes to choose from - soft first dolly for a baby in the crib, cuddly red-headed baby dolls, sweet-face ginger toddl...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
66. Tandemonimom's Lens-O-Matic
Tandemonimom's Lens-O-Matic
This lensography showcases what a sometimes-schizophrenic and sometimes-hyperfocused mind I have. Some lenses relate to others obsessively; many others are just random. That's me; what you see is what you get! For instance, right about the time I discovered Squidoo, I stumbled across a book serie...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
67. How to Write About Homeschooling on Squidoo and Make Money!
How to Write About Homeschooling on Squidoo and Make Money!
Every homeschooling family could use a little boost in their budget, right? But we need to be able to make money from home, on a here-and-there sort of schedule, right? Wouldn't it be nice if we could make some extra money writing about homeschooling - the topic we really know about! But blogging...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
68. Twilight: The Graphic Novel | by Stephenie Meyer | Art by Young Kim
Twilight: The Graphic Novel | by Stephenie Meyer | Art by Young Kim
Stephenie Meyer's best-selling Twilight novel has now been released as a graphic novel by Yen Press. Artist Young Kim's artwork is amazing! See her stunning graphic artwork here and leave your opinion - is a manga edition exciting news or just plain overkill?
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
69. Custom Hand-Stamped Cards, Invitations, Announcements, and More!
Custom Hand-Stamped Cards, Invitations, Announcements, and More!
Imagine sending out beautiful, custom-made, hand-crafted cards for your wedding, graduation, birth announcements - without hours and hours of doing the work yourself! Now you can, with the services of Hand Stamped by Love! Choose from the many sample cards or work with the creative staff of Hand ...
Arts & Design - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
70. Compassionate Christian Conservation, Earth Day and Every Day
Compassionate Christian Conservation, Earth Day and Every Day
Heaven is My throne; the earth is My footstool. Do you drop trash on a friend's floor? Then why would you drop it on God's footstool? While Christian conservation doesn't necessarily mean wholesale buy-in of the ecological scare-du-jour, it does mean we should be the first to take act...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
71. Easy Halloween T-shirt Costumes and Treat Bags
Easy Halloween T-shirt Costumes and Treat Bags
Check here first ... and last! ... for your favorite humorous Halloween t-shirt designs to wear as costumes and fun designs for trick or treat bags! Let the Halloween fun begin! Click on any t-shirt to choose that design on your favorite color and style of shirt, and choose your size from infant...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:12:20
72. Krav Maga Shirts and Workout Gear
Krav Maga Shirts and Workout Gear
Get your Krav Maga workout gear here: t-shirts, sweatshirts, warmup jackets, tote bags, water bottles, bumper stickers, and more! Krav Maga is the highly effective reality-based practical self-defense method based on the battle-tested Israeli system of self-defense, fighting skills and defensive...
Sports & Recreation - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
73. Flower Costumes: Make a Simple Hollyhock, Larkspur, or Gladiolus Costume
Flower Costumes: Make a Simple Hollyhock, Larkspur, or Gladiolus Costume
Putting on the play Alice in Wonderland requires a lot of flower costumes! As the costume mistress in charge of the flowers, I had to come up with six flower headpieces that were different, quick and easy to make, inexpensive, and sturdy enough to handle several productions by our homeschool thea...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
74. Modern-Day Noah's Ark
Modern-Day Noah's Ark
Schagen, The Netherlands, has something old under the sun. A seaworthy replica of Noah's Ark, built to approximately one-half of the size specifications given in the Old Testament, has been constructed by Dutch carpenter Johan Huibers. Inside life-size statues of elephants and giraffe greet the v...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
75. Diagnosis Art: Gifts for Medical Professionals!
Diagnosis Art: Gifts for Medical Professionals!
Looking for a perfect gift for your medical student? Does your biology teacher deserve a little something? How about your doctor? Look no further than DiagnosisART - stunning medical artwork, professionally rendered by Penny Oliver. This is not the same old boring medical textbook illustration, b...
Arts & Design - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
76. A is for ABC Club
A is for ABC Club
Our homeschool group had a great time with a year-long ABC Club. Kids from age 3 to age 6, 7, and even 8 were able to have fun on equal footing whether they had already begun reading or didn't know the alphabet yet.
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
77. Author Megan Whalen Turner
Author Megan Whalen Turner
If you don't know who Megan Whalen Turner is, you have my deepest sympathies. Ms. Turner is only the author of one of the most brilliant book series ever written: The Thief (a Newbery Honor book, reviewed below) and its sequels The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings....
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
78. Facebook Scrabble vs. Words With Friends
Facebook Scrabble vs. Words With Friends
Words with Friends just came out big on Facebook - or rather, as a Droid app for Facebook - and I am suddenly deluged with friends starting games with me. I don't get the hype. What's wrong with the good ol' Scrabble game there on Facebook? It's not quite as colorful and pretty, I'll give you tha...
Internet - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
79. Homeschool T-shirts and Gear
Homeschool T-shirts and Gear
Say it loud, say it proud: we homeschool and you should too! Here is where you'll find what you need to let the world know what you do and why - spirited shirts to express your homeschool spirit! All tee shirt designs are available on your choice of shirt style and color, in sizes from infant to ...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
80. Best Tips & Tricks for Homemakers Headquarters
Best Tips & Tricks for Homemakers Headquarters
If you a homemaker then you are interested in tips, tricks, shortcuts, and penny-pinchings. Do you have some great tips to share? Or do you need to read find a great trick for a problem in your home? You've come to the right place: this collection of the best of Squidoo lenses will give you the h...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:56
81. The Great Christmas Card Debate
The Great Christmas Card Debate
Sure, if I had the time, I would sign each card and write a long, personalized letter, then address the envelope with my personal calligraphy in multi-colored inks. But I'm a homeschool mom of four and time like that just doesn't exist around here! So I settle for getting greetings out in any for...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
82. New Christmas Music: Merry Christmas, Here's to Many More
New Christmas Music: Merry Christmas, Here's to Many More
In the best new Christmas album in years, Let It Snow Baby ... Let It Reindeer, Relient K has lots of old favorites - rocked out in a way no one would ever have dreamed of doing before now! - and a few originals that are sure to become instant favorites. From punk-pop to hard rock to slow and dre...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
83. Money As Debt: How Banks Loan Money They Don't Have to Create Money We Owe Them!
Money As Debt: How Banks Loan Money They Don't Have to Create Money We Owe Them!
What is money? How is it created, where does it come from, what backs the printed paper we spend? This is a huge and incredibly confusing topic, especially for anyone not in the finance industry. This animated video (broken into five short segments) presents this complex subject in a way that eve...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:24
84. HULK TWITTER. FOLLOW HULK?
HULK TWITTER. FOLLOW HULK?
The Incredible Hulk has become a phenomenon on Twitter.com. Much like the Chuck Norris jokes that abound everywhere, suddenly Twitter is rife with multiple accounts purporting to be from Hulks, each with a specific point of view. One thing the accounts have in common is all caps and angry, terse ...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
85. Bedazzle with Zazzle! How to Use Zazzle Images in the Sidebar of a Lens
Bedazzle with Zazzle! How to Use Zazzle Images in the Sidebar of a Lens
Some lensmasters have discovered a way to utilize the area of the sidebar of the lens to boost their own sales. Glance to the right-hand column of this lens to see what I'm talking about! Zazzle images are a great addition to any lens, both boosting the visual interest with colorful images that (...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
86. MomTips: In the Kitchen
MomTips: In the Kitchen
You may love cooking or hate it, but the tips and gadgets on this page will make your kitchen time easier! In the kitchen and around the house, all my MomTips are actually used and tested by me and my family and found to be useful or can't-do-withoutable. Bookmark and check back often because th...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:25
87. 'Homeschool the Revolution' T-shirts and Gifts
'Homeschool the Revolution' T-shirts and Gifts
Should the state be in charge of the children and the shape of the future, or should we stand on principle and shape our children ourselves? The revolutionaries will be homeschooled! WARNING: Not for faint-of-heart homeschoolers! T-shirts and tote bags, hoodies and hats, mugs and magnets and lot...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:25
88. Best Twilight Saga 'Midnight Sun' Quotations
Best Twilight Saga 'Midnight Sun' Quotations
Stephenie Meyer released the first chapter of Midnight Sun online for her fans. Unfortunately, shortly before the Twilight movie was released, someone leaked a draft copy of the first twelve chapters online. This has stalled and possibly halted the completion of Midnight Sun since Stephenie was v...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:47
89. Homeschool Headquarters
Homeschool Headquarters
Are you looking information about homeschooling or unschooling? Check here first! This huge compendium of pages will answer your question! If you write about homeschooling on Squidoo - a curriculum review, a "how we did it" story, a great method for teaching a particular subject, or even a philo...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:21
90. Christmas Cards, Gifts, and T-shirts
Christmas Cards, Gifts, and T-shirts
Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Christmas, Seasons Greetings, and Happy Holidays! You have found your one-stop shop for Christmas greeting cards and ornaments as well as holiday-themed t-shirts, jackets, and hats, and all sorts of fun Christmassy gifts and gear! Every design below is available to make your se...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:22
91. Fraction Games
Fraction Games
Games for fractions? Why not? Dull and boring is how most kids think of learning fractions, but there are plenty of fun fractions games available, so why not make learning fun and painless instead? These math fraction games will enhance learning so that it is retained and remembered better, and i...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
92. Which Narnian Chronicle Should Be Read First?
Which Narnian Chronicle Should Be Read First?
Recent reissues of The Chronicles of Narnia have numbered the books in chronological order rather than the order in which they were written and published. This is just plain wrong! Lucy stumbles into the wardrobe, unknowing and unknown by the first-time reader, and creates one of the most magica...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:40:22
93. Twilight 'Little Nudger' Maternity and Infant Shirts and Bibs
Twilight 'Little Nudger' Maternity and Infant Shirts and Bibs
Is there a "Little Nudger" inside you? Show your pregnant belly pride and your Twilight spirit at the same time in this original design! On maternity t-shirts as well as on infant onesie bodysuits and bibs, for the Little Nudgers who have already made their appearance.
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:41:30
94. My Inner Child: Rib-Tickling Outerwear for Your Inner Child!
My Inner Child: Rib-Tickling Outerwear for Your Inner Child!
Heal your inner child with humor - and clothing therapy! Check out these rib-tickling tees to help give a humorous outward expression what's inside: Hungry? Sleepy? Naughty? Lonely? Start your inner child healing with humor, and let the world know with these hilarious tee shirts.
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:19
95. Trick or Tater! Mr. Potato Head Has Halloween Costumes!
Trick or Tater! Mr. Potato Head Has Halloween Costumes!
Mr. Potato Head has always been about dress-up, but now he has costumes! Put him in Halloween gear, complete with a pumpkin-shaped trick-or-treat bag, ghoulish ears, a ghostly sheet, and vampire fangs! Or any of a number of other costumes, from Star Wars to Spiderman to Transformers! Delight your...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:54
96. Back to School Blessing Quest 2011
Back to School Blessing Quest 2011
The quest for Squid Angels in August 2011 was simple: get on the schoolbus and tour Squidoo to find seven neighborhoods where you don't normally bless lenses, and bless ten lenses in each neighborhood! This back-to-school blessing quest was a lot of fun, and I've chronicled my neighborhood trave...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
97. The Best Gluten-Free Cornbread Dressing!
The Best Gluten-Free Cornbread Dressing!
Cornbread dressing just like your grandmother used to make ... but 100 percent gluten free! Yes, it is possible, and more delicious than you remember! This cornbread dressing is something to be truly thankful for this Thanksgiving!
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:41:30
98. Every Christian Needs to Read This Book! (And Every Atheist Too!)
Every Christian Needs to Read This Book! (And Every Atheist Too!)
(No, I'm not talking about the Bible.) We're all on one side or the other of the "God Divide." As an atheist, do you ever wonder about believers? As a Christian, are you curious how the world views you? A journalism student jumped the Divide in a study-abroad semester at home ... but a whole wor...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
99. Maximum Ride: The Series
Maximum Ride: The Series
Maximum Ride is cool. Maximum Ride is Spiderman, James Bond, Batman. Maximum Ride is a text-only comic book. As one reviewer put it, Maximum Ride is The Boxcar Kids meets The X-Men. Maximum Ride is a series of books about six flying children, injected with avian DNA as fetuses by mad scientists....
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:42:18
100. Author Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Author Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Do your kids need something new to read? You want something that spins a killer yarn, but bypasses the innuendo that lesser authors use to hook their readers. Something that tells a classic tale, without being Moby Dick-difficult to read. Something that has stood the test of time but hasn't grown...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
101. How to Get Your Child to Love Reading: Exploring Everything in the World Through Books
How to Get Your Child to Love Reading: Exploring Everything in the World Through Books
The subtitle says it all! "For ravenous and reluctant readers alike: Activities, ideas, and inspiration for exploring everything in the world through books." With over 3,000 hand-picked titles and descriptions, as well as craft and storytime ideas and tips on how to read aloud and tell stories, t...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:45
102. Learn Shapes, Numbers, Colors, and More From Little Rabbit and Friends
Learn Shapes, Numbers, Colors, and More From Little Rabbit and Friends
Alan Baker's "Little Rabbit" series of books are some of my daughter's absolute favorites, and they are books I don't get tired of reading to her. The illustrations are beautiful and the simple, sweet stories are utterly charming. It's hard to find a fresh and interesting way to present concept b...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
103. Squidoo How To: Get Started, Get Better, Get Cash, Give Back
Squidoo How To: Get Started, Get Better, Get Cash, Give Back
Here is a collection of lenses I have found useful, helpful, or in some way informative in my Squidlife. How to make your first lens, how to make your lenses better, how to use HTML and CSS, how to optimize your lenses for search engines, how to become a Squid Success, how to make money, how to g...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
104. The Tandemonimom Ten: Hot off the Press Fresh Lenses
The Tandemonimom Ten: Hot off the Press Fresh Lenses
When you have over 100 lenses on Squidoo, it can be hard to remember what your latest is yourself; never mind visitors to your lensmaster page who wonder what's new. So I'm riffing off LindaJM's great idea for a "ten new lenses" lens! Image source: tandemonimom
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
105. Rulers and Royalty Headquarters
Rulers and Royalty Headquarters
Presidents and potentates, dukes and dictators, monarchs and magnates, pashas and princes, kings and kingmakers, rajahs and royals, shahs and sultans and sovereigns of any sort! Historical and current rulers, royalty, and nobility: book and movie reviews, SquidWhos, histories, policies, philosop...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
106. Top Reasons to Write a Page for The Homeschool Club!
Top Reasons to Write a Page for The Homeschool Club!
How are you doing it? Inquiring minds want to know! Homeschooling is by nature cooperative, and part of that cooperation is sharing information. Current homeschooling families want to know: Are you doing something different? Can I get some great ideas from you? Can you get some ideas from me? Wan...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:32:23
107. Homeschooling Through High School and into College
Homeschooling Through High School and into College
Homeschooling elementary-age children seems simple in comparison to the heavy subjects that start in middle school and get heavier in high schooler. Many parents find the idea of homeschooling all the way through high school to be daunting, but lots of people have gone before and taken their chil...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:20
108. Homeschoolers on Squidoo
Wouldn't it be fun to know the lens you're looking at was made by a fellow homeschooler? Let's link up! Add your link here, and you'll be added as a featured lensmaster! If you know other homeschoolers on Squidoo, tell them to add their links, too!
How-To & Education - Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:00:15
109. Education's "Great Teachers" Neighborhood Squid Angel
Education's
I'm Tandemonimom - welcome to my Angel lens! Let me introduce myself. In my personal life, I am a stay-at-home mom, married 25 years, with four beautiful children (age 7 to 15) whom I homeschool. I also have a degree in elementary education. My Squidoo persona has been creating lenses with Squid...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:34:55
110. Are You Pinterested?
Are You Pinterested?
Pinterest is the hot new thing online. Briefly described, it is a social networking and bookmarking site. More completely described, it is a one-click save-and-sort visual bookmarking system with a strong social networking element thrown in for good measure. Below I'll explain each of these eleme...
Internet - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:30:24
111. Dragonslayer: A Family Movie Review
Dragonslayer gives us the young sorcerer's apprentice, Galen (a very young Peter MacNicol), volunteering to kill the dragon when his master Ulrich (Ralph Richardson) is killed just as he is about to set off on the quest. The fearful king (Peter Eyre) does not want the dragon challenged, since he ...
Entertainment - Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:52:45
112. Time for Tea!
Time for Tea!
Whether it's "Earl Grey: hot," as Captain Picard likes it, coffee, or some herbal concoction you stew together yourself, a hot drink is a wonderful and soothing beverage. In the kitchen and around the house, all my MomTips are actually used and tested by me and my family and found to be useful or...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:46
113. New Christmas Music: Christmas for Two
Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer sings this beautiful new Christmas song, and she wrote it as well, with Kate York. This new song is a perfect lover's ballad, rendered flawlessly in Leigh's bell-like tones, wonderful for curling up in front of a toasty fire with some hot cocoa and watching ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sat, 01 Sep 2012 04:58:42
114. Why I Chose Home Birth - Four Times!
With all the medical advances and specialized equipment available in hospitals today, why would anyone consider a home birth? Home birth is, and should be, a very personal choice. But there's not much "choice" involved if you don't know the pertinent facts. Being informed will help you make the r...
parenting-and-kids - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:44:37
115. How to Make a Great Grilled Cheese Sandwich!
Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of life's little pleasures. It seems they should be easy to make, but like many things that are simple to do, true mastery may take a little extra time and effort. If you are a grilled cheese lover, see what you think of my steps to creating the world's best gril...
food-and-cooking - Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:11:11
116. Remember Our Defenders with Patriotic T-shirts for Memorial Day and July 4th!
Hooray for the red, white, and blue, and for our brave soldiers who fight and die for our freedom. Here are some of the best t-shirts anywhere to celebrate our hard-won freedom and commemorate those who made and continue to make it possible. PS: Royalties from this lens go direct to Operation He...
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 31 May 2012 15:23:30
117. Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga
Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn ... Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga. Find what you need to feed your addiction here! Great fan-designed tee shirts, deleted scenes from the books, behind the scenes in Forks, Washington ... if you've wondered about it, you'll find it here!
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 01 Sep 2012 05:21:46
118. Who Would Drink Raw Milk? Would YOU?
Raw milk is real food! Science has yet to improve on the good food nature gives us. It tends to really screw things up when it tries ... saccharin, anyone?Milk is a food that has been consumed for most of human history, yet only in recent times, with science "improving" it through pasteurization ...
healthy-living - Sun, 27 Mar 2011 23:23:17
119. Green Toys for Kids!
Green Toys Inc. is a San Francisco-based toy company that makes toys from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs! All toys are 100% safe with NO phthalates, NO BPA, NO PVC, and no metal parts to rust, either!
hobbies-games-toys - Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:45:47
120. Why Home School? I Chose Homeschool Before I Had Children
Why homeschool? I homeschool my four children for a variety of reasons - any one of which would be ample reason on its own, in my books! But this is the story of why the thought of homeschooling first occurred to me, and why I followed up on it, since the reasons that followed, though valid, did ...
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Jan 2012 05:56:20
121. Relient K Rocks Out: 'I'm Gettin' Nuttin' for ...
It's not the song you remember from your childhood. You might not even recognize it as the same slightly schmaltzy tune from Dr. Demento's venerated Christmas album. Relient K rocks out "I'm Gettin' Nuttin' for Christmas" in a way no one ever dreamed possible!
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:45:39
122. iGuy | iPad Cover and Vertical Stand
The iGuy iPad cover for iPad and iPad2 is made specially for kids - but all ages will enjoy this fun way to set up an iPad securely for vertical viewing. There's an iGuy iPod protector too, so you can listen to music in unique style. Your whole family can join in the fun of giving all your electr...
computers-and-electronics - Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:43:10
123. YA Books: Twilight Book Review
If you haven't heard of Twilight or Stephenie Meyer, check your pulse ... you may be dead. The topic of Twilight from every angle has just about been done to death, but this page will focus on a parent book review, looking at the elements that may or may not be appropriate for young adult readers.
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 04 Jan 2012 23:42:22
124. VanGo Pottery Painting Comes to YOU! | Phoenix, AZ
VanGo Pottery, a mobile paint-your-own pottery studio in Phoenix, will travel throughout Maricopa County and beyond! Tell us where and when, and we will bring everything you need to make your pottery painting party a blast!
arts-and-design - Tue, 08 Nov 2011 13:38:24
125. Scrumpdiddlyumptious Blueberry Banana Bread (or Muffins)
This delicious and simple Blueberry Banana Bread, made with regular flour or the special gluten-free flour mix below, will quickly become a staple in your home. My kids repeatedly ask me to make these banana muffins for breakfast. This banana bread is totally from scratch, which is great for tho...
food-and-cooking - Tue, 08 Nov 2011 13:31:11
126. Recycle Old Books, DVDs, and CDs ... And Get New Ones FREE!
There is always a secondhand store somewhere. But the pittance they pay for used items may not cover the cost of gas to get there, and the selection of items for sale is limited, at best. The exchange rate is discouraging too; the trade value of four books might purchase one used book in return. ...
healthy-living - Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:03:45
127. The Great Arizona Haboob of 2011
A haboob is a giant dust storm caused by the strong downdraft in front of a storm. This wall of sand or dust that precedes the storm can be sixty miles wide. Precipitation often evaporates in the hot, dry air, but if it reaches ground level it causes a mud storm instead of a dust storm. The word...
travel-and-places - Sat, 15 Oct 2011 14:46:09
128. Real Food, Real Living Headquarters
If you want the short definition for "real food," it is: NUTRIENT DENSE. For the long explanation, read on: REAL FOOD challenges politically correct nutrition: raw milk, real butter, coconut oil, traditional fats, soaked grains, long-rise sourdough, yogurt, kefir, piima, fermented foods ... real ...
healthy-living - Wed, 14 Sep 2011 01:10:08
129. Kids Are Cute! (But Mine's Cutest!) What's the Cutest Thing YOUR Kid Said or Did?
You've heard the saying: Kids say (and do!) the darnedest things. Now you can share with the world the darned things your kids say and do! (What do you think? Does he look like me? Minus the fingers in mouth, of course!)
Entertainment - Tue, 04 Oct 2011 20:36:33
130. Passing the Purple Star: Lenses I Love!
I love being able to nominate a stellar lens for a purple star award! Finding that perfect lens that really goes the extra mile to turn a good lens into a really great lens is a special thrill. These are my purple star tracks and a way to keep tabs on lenses I really, really like. I have to say, ...
squidoo-community - Sun, 28 Aug 2011 14:41:42
131. Santa Claus is Thumbing to Town
This new novelty Christmas song is destined to become an instant classic, worthy of putting at the top of the Christmas playlist with Weird Al's "Christmas at Ground Zero" and "The Night Santa Went Crazy" and the venerable oldies like "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer." Relient K's Christmas al...
holidays-and-celebrations - Fri, 26 Aug 2011 06:25:04
132. Multiple Squidoo Accounts: How and Why to Make a Second (or Third) Account
I thought off and on for quite a while about creating a second Squidoo account for a particular niche that was threatening to overwhelm my regular account. I finally took the plunge and did it, and was pleased at the ease of the transition, but not pleased with how difficult it is to find informa...
squidoo-community - Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:20:35
133. 8 Thumbs Up! Kid's Stuff Reviews by Kids, for Kids
Kid Reviews! The eight thumbs of this blog belong to four siblings in a homeschooling family, two girls (oldest and youngest) and two boys (in the middle). They write reviews, reports, and essays on books, movies, tv shows, games, software, and whatever else strikes their fancy, as part of a writ...
How-To & Education - Mon, 25 Jul 2011 17:19:03
134. Jolly Christmas Eating Do's!
Save the sanctimonious resolutions for New Year's ... here are the real tips to get you through the holidays: your guide for what to eat more of, what to hoard, what to bogart completely, and what to avoid more strenuously than a lump of coal in your stocking, in a bowlful-of-jelly belly-jiggling...
holidays-and-celebrations - Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:24:55
135. Hike Tonto Natural Bridge: A Great Arizona Hiking Trail!
The Tonto Natural Bridge is a natural wonder well worth seeing and a great Arizona hiking trail! Near Payson, Arizona, in the Tonto National Forest, it is the largest naturally occuring travertine bridge in the world. As we discovered on a recent family visit, a hike down the mountain and underne...
travel-and-places - Sun, 26 Jun 2011 03:13:19
136. Writing About Homeschooling: Finding Topics for the Homeschool Club
Writing about homeschooling is a dream for many homeschoolers - something to do from home in your spare time to bring in a little bit to boost the homeschool budget. And while creating a blog is fairly easy these days, getting it found by readers other than your family and immediate friends is so...
squidoo-community - Tue, 24 May 2011 02:11:15
137. The Homeschool Club on Squidoo
The Homeschool Club on Squidoo is a collaboration between Squidoo, the club founders (that's us: Evelyn and Carma), and homeschooling lensmasters (that's YOU!), to create the biggest and best compendium of homeschooling resources anywhere online! In the true spirit of the internet, everyone can c...
squidoo-community - Thu, 28 Apr 2011 03:55:03
138. I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas! Are You?
Green Christmas gifts are sure to top everyone's list this year. Do you have any brilliant ideas for a great green gift for Christmas, or for a birthday or other holiday? Green Christmas gifts, decorating, and party planning are what this page is all about! Add your green Christmas ideas here. T...
healthy-living - Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:11:52
139. Homeschool Success Stories: How They Did It and You Can Too!
Homeschool Success Stories: How They Did It and You Can Too!
Everyone loves a good success story, but no one more so than a homeschool family just starting out. How will we do? How will the kids turn out? Will they be happy? Will they be educated? Can they get into college? Can they earn a good living? Read on to find out how veteran homeschool families ha...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:47
140. This is the Star: A Very Special Christmas Picture Book
If you only add one book to your holiday collection this year, make sure it is a copy of This is the Star, a breathtaking retelling of the Christmas story. Simply told, in rhyming verse with a cumulative format, the story builds its narrative gradually to beloved climax in counterpoint with the s...
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 20 Apr 2011 03:20:30
141. Unique Egg-Shaped Gifts | Great Easter Gifts for Adults!
Unique gifts for Easter or any time of year - all egg-shaped! Women, men, even teenagers will be delighted with these egg-themed gift ideas. From $5 to $1000, you'll find something for everyone on your spring shopping list! Photo Source
holidays-and-celebrations - Tue, 19 Apr 2011 03:18:25
142. Isotoner Gifts for Mom
I have had a pair of Isotoner gloves for years. They are my absolute favorite - so comfortable and warm, and showing little wear despite years of use. If your mom doesn't have a pair yet, give her a treat this year!
fashion-and-beauty - Mon, 28 Mar 2011 05:44:03
143. MomTips: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices from My House to Yours
As a homeschooling mom of four kids, finding time- and labor-saving tips is something of a hobby with me. So here are all my tips, tricks, and best practices for moms and homemakers, collected in one place! All around the house, all my MomTips are actually used and tested by me and my family and ...
home-and-garden - Mon, 28 Mar 2011 05:32:52
144. Best Kid Books: Dreamsong
Dreamsong, written by Roxaboxen author Alice McLerran and lavishly illustrated by Russian artist Valery Vasiliev, is a sweet, dreamy picture book, perfect for a bedtime story with a thoughtful child. An ABA Pick List book for 1992, published by Tambourine Press, it was a favorite with school lib...
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 27 Mar 2011 02:22:42
145. The Night Santa Went Crazy
This original Christmas novelty song by Weird Al Yankovic tops my kids' favorite Christmas song list. I do prefer Christmas at Ground Zero, which is less bloody but ironically more devastating; but "The Night Santa Went Crazy," from the Bad Hair Day album, is good too. Photo source: Layout Locator
holidays-and-celebrations - Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:12:54
146. HEY TWILIGHT FANS! What Do YOU Think About the Leak of Twilight's Midnight Sun?
The first twelve chapters of Midnight Sun, in draft form, were leaked online. As she had sent the draft to only a few trusted friends, Ms. Meyer naturally felt betrayed at the leak and found herself unable to continue writing the book, at least as of now. She has made the draft copy of Midnight S...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 17 May 2011 00:05:55
147. New Christmas Music: The Last Christmas
This original new Christmas song was written by Matt Slocum of Sixpence None the Richer when he and his wife were expecting their first child and about to have their "last Christmas" without any children. Matt writes: "As the days progressed, and our daughter grew in the womb, we both began to i...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:55:41
148. New Christmas Music: Riu Riu Chiu
"Riu Riu Chiu" is technically not a new Christmas song; it is a lovely new version of a relatively unknown old Spanish Christmas carol by Sixpence None the Richer from their Christmas album The Dawn of Grace. The phrase "riu riu chiu" in Spanish is like saying "twitter tweet chirp" in English: it...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:54:48
149. New Christmas Music: Boxing Day
In this poignant day-after-Christmas song, Relient K captures both the let-down of the after-Christmas frenzy and the uplift of looking forward to the new year and a new spring. This song is a sweet counterpoint to the hard-hitting beat of most of the rest of this wonderful Christmas album, Let I...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:25:42
150. Naughty Santa's Helpers Disable Traffic Cams: Best Christmas Gift Ever!
There was a lot of grumbling when Tempe, Phoenix, and surrounding areas added traffic cameras to catch red-light runners and speedsters. So everyone was tickled when a group of enterprising Santa impersonators decided to gift commuters with a camera-free commute! Without damaging any property, th...
Entertainment - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 15:47:20
151. The Homebirth Choice
Homebirth is one of the many avenues toward a successful birth. A successful birth is one that results in a happy and healthy mom and baby. We offer this in support of education, freedom of choice, and empowerment of women and their families. Following is a brochure (reprinted in its entirety, w...
parenting-and-kids - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 04:17:20
152. MomTips: In the Closet
Mount Laundrymore defeats us all at one time or another, especially in a house with kids! In the closet and around the house, all my MomTips are actually used and tested by me and my family and found to be useful or can't-do-withoutable. Look for my special FRUGALICIOUS alternatives! Bookmark an...
home-and-garden - Thu, 10 Mar 2011 14:10:03
153. Just for Gripes
We all know it's true ... it's the little things that count. The little good things add up to make a good day, a good relationship, a good life. And the little bad things ... well, they add up too! "Just for Gripes" is a new blog dedicated to the little things. ... But not the good ones. Photo...
Entertainment - Wed, 09 Mar 2011 01:36:49
154. IS MINERAL MAKEUP BETTER FOR YOUR SKIN?
Mineral Makeup is Better for You and Your Skin! Mineral makeup, created from naturally occuring minerals rather than man-made chemicals, is more healthful and better for your skin, while it does as well as or better than standard chemical-laden makeups at beautifying and covering skin blemishes. ...
fashion-and-beauty - Tue, 08 Mar 2011 03:43:56
155. United Stats of Tandemonimom
I joined Squidoo in March 2008 but didn't really do anything until July. My first lens climbed gratifyingly in the ratings, up to #602 in just two weeks (and #50 in its category Arts/Literature). I was wishing for a way to track my stats and happened across bdkz's stats page and decided to make o...
squidoo-community - Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:11:36
156. Give Something Meaningful, Not a Token Gift
Who really needs to receive another tie, or fancy candle, or fruitcake this Christmas? If you are looking for something meaningful to do with your gift giving budget this year, give meaning along with your gift by giving a donation in someone else's name. A small donation to Heifer International ...
nonprofits - Thu, 03 Mar 2011 03:11:55
157. Christmas at Ground Zero
"Christmas at Ground Zero" is, quite possibly, my favorite Weird Al Yankovic song of all time. It is certainly my favorite Weird Al Christmas song, though my kids vote for "The Night Santa Went Crazy." I like that one too. "Christmas at Ground Zero is from Weird Al's Polka Party album. Public do...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:24:29
158. Is This Really Mathematics?
MATH!!! Ooooh ... scared you, didn't I? Many of us have uneasy recollections of math drills from our school days. Homeschooling moms quail before the math task, and students dread the dreary drill. But is that all there is to math? In fact ... is that really math at all? What if schools taught ...
How-To & Education - Wed, 16 Feb 2011 22:04:00
159. Mother's Day Viral Video: Funniest Holiday Video Ever!
If you didn't sent your mother a link to this video last year, you're in luck! Because now you have Mother's Day all sewn up for 2009. Send her a link to this video and she'll be laughing so hard, she even won't notice that your card is a week late.
Entertainment - Sat, 05 Feb 2011 23:05:16
160. All Holiday Humor Headquarters
ALL  HAPPY HOLIDAY  HUMORAll humorous lenses related to ANY holiday! Funny videos, hilarious jokes, humorous photos ... Christmas, Kwanzaa, Halloween, New Year's ... If it is funny, and if it is holiday-related, add it here!   G-rated only, please!
Entertainment - Sat, 05 Feb 2011 23:00:03
161. In Brief : Over-the-Top Funny Underwear Gifts!
Let's be brief. The underpant is way more versatile than you ever dreamed! From great gag gifts to a personal fashion statement, the underwear below will gather looks, stares, giggles, and questions. Panties, briefs, underwear, knickers, underpants - whatever you call them, the gift ideas underne...
Entertainment - Sat, 05 Feb 2011 22:57:33
162. Top Ten Green, Eco-Friendly Gifts!
Looking for the perfect eco-friendly, green gift for a loved one? Check this list twice to find one that is sure to please! Playing cards, messenger bags, not-paper-cups ... you will find something for everyone on this great green gift guide!
healthy-living - Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:44:28
163. Beautiful New Christmas Hymn: 'I Celebrate the Day'
This original song, one of the more low-key on a generally high-energy album, can take its unashamed place beside all the spiritual Christmas carols as it celebrates the day of the birth of the Savior, blending beautifully with the theme of a modern devotional song. This new Christmas hymn appea...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 20 Mar 2011 15:44:15
164. Math Games, Links, Books, and More
Share your best practices on math here! Have you found a great site for math games or drill? Is there a critical thinking computer game your child can't get enough of? Please share your wonderful math discoveries here for homeschoolers and other concerned parents.
How-To & Education - Mon, 31 Jan 2011 04:31:23
165. T-shirts and Gifts for Twilight Fans on St. Patrick's Day
Wearing green shirts for St. Patrick's Day doesn't mean you have to give up your devotion to Twilight! Choose from these great t-shirts that are appropriate for Twilight fans on St. Patrick's Day! We've scoured the 'net for the very best Irish and St. Patrick's Day designs expressly for Twilight ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 30 Jan 2011 16:31:29
166. Zipsack Tote Bags by Wrapsacks
A reusable shopping bag, travel tote, beach bag, and more ... in your back pocket or tucked into your purse! The Zipsack by Wrapsacks zips down into a tidy wallet-shaped pouch, making it oh-so-easy to tuck into your pocket or purse!
healthy-living - Sun, 30 Jan 2011 14:32:37
167. Quixo: Best Award-Winning Strategy Game You Never Heard Of!
With a Games Magazine "Best New Strategy Game" award as well as awards from Mensa, Parents' Choice, and several other awards, Quixo is undoubtedly a game that should be under your tree this Christmas! Simple to learn, but expect to work a while to master the strategies! Learning the rules is sim...
hobbies-games-toys - Sun, 30 Jan 2011 14:32:12
168. How to Make a Great Pasta Salad with Whatever's in Your Pantry
Your pantry is bare except for a few meager offerings. How can you throw together a quick and easy meal? Pasta salad! This salad can be made with just about anything you find in your pantry, as long as you have a couple of basic ingredients. The recipe I have posted here is a family fave, but I'l...
food-and-cooking - Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:17:41
169. Valentine's Day T-shirts and Gifts
Gifts for Valentine's Day - find something for every taste here, whether you like traditional sentiments or prefer a side of sarcasm with your sweets. We haven't forgotten ladies who are pregnant on this most romantic of days, nor those who'd rather celebrate anti-Valentines Day! Valentine cards,...
holidays-and-celebrations - Tue, 11 Jan 2011 03:49:06
170. Wrapsacks Reusable Greeting Cards and Gift Card Holders
How many beautiful gift cards are purchased each year ... and end up in the dump? What about the little cardboard gift card holders? Sure, the paper can be reused and recycled, but what if we could reduce the number of greeting cards produced and the number we need to recycle? What a savings to t...
healthy-living - Fri, 31 Dec 2010 01:03:59
171. Wrapsacks Hand-Dyed Batik Cloth Gift Bags: Reusable, Regiftable, Recyclable!
Tossing $5 billion worth of gift wrap in the trash each year is a poor way of celebrating anything. Instead choose to "precycle" by giving your gifts in beautiful Wrapsacks reusable cloth gift bags - a double gift to your friend, and a double blessing to the earth as well by saving trees from bei...
healthy-living - Fri, 31 Dec 2010 01:03:48
172. What's Your Favorite Cuppa? Is There a Tea Flavor You Favor? Or Is It Coffee in Your Cup?
When teatime rolls around, what's aromatically steaming in your cup? If it's not tea, maybe your favorite flavor of coffee or some yummy hot chocolate?
food-and-cooking - Fri, 31 Dec 2010 01:03:25
173. Recycle and Precycle!
Recycling and using recycled products is wonderful, but precycling is trying to reduce waste by avoiding purchases that will need to be recycled in the first place. Precycling wins over recycling twice: Not wasting resources to produce something first; not wasting resources to recycle second! Fin...
healthy-living - Thu, 30 Dec 2010 22:58:12
174. iGame T-shirts and Gear for Gamers
This adorable iGame design features a gamer in silhouette, intent on his game with video controller in hand. The gamer girl is even cuter, with her flowered headband in color against the black silhouette. Choose from a variety of t-shirts, which can be personalized with your gamer's name or tote ...
parenting-and-kids - Thu, 30 Dec 2010 22:43:38
175. Functional and Cute Aprons for Kids!
Whether your child is an artist in the kitchen, at the easel, or digging in the garden, you'll love these adorable kids' aprons that will save you a lot of cleanup - of their clothing, at least! Even better, these special kid-sized aprons can be personalized with your child's name at no extra cos...
parenting-and-kids - Thu, 30 Dec 2010 22:22:09
176. Alphabet Books
Sure, it's easy to find a phonics book that showcases the letter you are teaching. But who really wants to read a book like that? Believe me, if you don't find it entertaining, the kids probably don't either! It doesn't take much work to find a really good book that will highlight your letter. It...
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 30 Dec 2010 21:56:42
177. My Favorite Jason Mraz Songs
Brilliantly clever lyricist Jason Mraz has a sound all his own, drawn from influences as varied as reggae, pop, rock, folk, jazz, and hip hop. He's most famous for being able to cram a huge amount of words into a teensy amount of music, and yet be mostly intelligible the while: from "Wordplay": ...
Music - Thu, 30 Dec 2010 22:55:14
178. Twilight Theme Song
No, it's not on Stephenie Meyer's playlist for any of the Twilight books, but I keep thinking of this song when I think of Bella and Edward's romance, and I think of them when I hear the song. It references Romeo and Juliet as well as Superman and Lois Lane and a score of other historical lovers,...
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 31 Dec 2010 00:54:55
179. I've Been Blessed by Squid Angels!
"You've Got Mail!" Remember the thrill those words used to give, back in the days when AOL was the only option for dialup internet? Nowadays that thrill has been replaced by another three words: "You've been BLESSED!" ... by a Squid Angel, that is. This lens is my tribute to the Squid Angels wh...
squidoo-community - Thu, 13 Jan 2011 14:06:03

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