Tagged: food lessons


The History of Chocolate from the Mayans and Aztecs… to Today!

Did you know that more than $90 billion a year is spent on chocolate around the world?  On Valentine’s American spend around $700 million on chocolate! These numbers are expected to grow as the population increases and the number of people in the developing world who can afford chocolate increases. Part of our study of the Mayans and Aztecs was to learn a bit more about the history of chocolate. ...

Making Strawberry Jam 1

Making Strawberry Jam

Last year hubby and I transplanted a lot of plants from one of the garden beds to make way for strawberries. We planted 50 strawberry plants of different varieties a year ago. We got only a handful of strawberries last fall, but the past couple of weeks the strawberries have been extremely prolific!  The kids and I have been out every-other-day picking two bowls full of ripe strawberries each time....

Homemade Graham Crackers 4

Homemade Graham Crackers

To see how this relates to homeschooling, you’ll have to stay tuned for tomorrow’s post, but for today I’m just sharing a couple recipes our family enjoys. When we lived in Australia (Hubby and I lived there 12+ years. The kids were all born there. You can see more about our life in Australia in the “Where We Live” category. It should say ‘where we liveD’ now that we live...