Tag: butterflies

the butterflies are FREEEEE!!!

Today was “release day” for our beautiful painted lady butterflies.  We’ve watched them grow from tiny caterpillars, into big, nasty caterpillars, then change into chrysalids, and finally butterflies.  We kept them for about a week just to watch and observe, but I could tell they were getting a little fiesty inside their little house, and …

two things… and that’s it

Today is jam-packed full of things that need to be accomplished. The short list?  Laundry, dishes, homeschool, grocery shopping, question writing… seriously, that is the short list. BUT, I wanted to make note of two things. First, rest in peace, dear butterfly.  Yes, although 5 of our 6 chrysalids successfully morphed into lovely painted lady …

WHAT A DAY!!!

Saturday, September 26th, 2009.  What a day. First of all, it was my darling son’s second birthday!  Hurray!  He is so precious… I am so thankful that God chose to bless us with this “surprise” 15 months after his sister was born! 🙂  He had a great day.  Woke up to streamers, played, had yummy …

beans, butterflies, and books

More letter B today.  I told you, we’re faaaaar behind due to rounds of illness!  Today we read our library books.  Not letter “B” specific, but it was fun.  It’s always nice to read books that are “fresh” to the kids.  We have  a pretty good amount of children’s books already, but the way they enjoy …

The crazy letter B

Letter B started last Tuesday with a “b”ang!  It was gearing up to be a fun letter… I had ordered caterpillars to watch turn into butterflies, we were going to be painting, and reading, and doing so many fun things.  UNTIL… the next day, when the flu hit.  So, today we finally picked back up …