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Month: March 2015

Bouldering: Pixie Boulder

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

Beautiful weather and the outdoors called to us this weekend, so we headed over to Pixie Boulder. Daddy and Munchkin wanted to attempt to tackle several of the lines on the boulder. Munchkin was a little more hesitant than Daddy, but she did well for her first time out climbing in quite some time. She was happy to make it to the top of the boulder, but she wasn’t all that thrilled with needing to climbing back down. (I tend to agree that the trip down tends to be a bit more nerve-wracking.) Daddy had a blast trying different techniques…

Pantry and Food Storage Organization

Posted in Homemaking, and Reviews

I received a sample of the chalk markers to help facilitate the writing of a honest review. This post may contain affiliate links. Over the years, I have tried a variety of different items to label and organize my food pantry and food storage. For many years, I used Tupperware Modular Mates for all of my food storage needs and just applied small labels to the containers. (Here is a picture of my gluten free pantry while using modular mates.) This worked great as it made for easy moves and kept our food bug-free, but as I learned more about…

Explore Dinosaur National Monument with Noah Justice

Posted in Reviews

Special thanks to New Leaf Publishing Group for providing a review copy of this dvd. This post contains affiliate links. Munchkin is my future paleontologist if all goes as planned. She has loved all things dinosaur from a very young age. In fact, it was her love of dinosaurs that originally lead us to find the resources from Master Books and Answers in Genesis. I wanted some resources from a biblical viewpoint to balance out all of the evolutionary content of most of the dinosaur resources that we had on hand. Needless to say, when the Awesome Science series decided…

Emergency Light: SuperNova 300 Lantern

Posted in Reviews

Special thanks to Intervine Technologies for providing a sample of their product for review purposes. No matter where you live in the country, you always need to be prepared for natural disasters. Throughout our time in the military, we’ve lived in places that have been hit with floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, mudslides tropical storms, blizzards, and a variety of other weather related situations. We’ve also lived in areas where the power went out on a regular basis for no apparent reason. Because we’ve been through all of these situations, we’ve found it important to have a variety of different lighting devices…