Does your elementary or middle-school child need to make a plant cell model for class? Make one that can be worn.
Warm up with a bowl of sweet potato and black bean chili, the perfect fall comfort food.
Here's how to make an old-fashioned baked mac n' cheese for the ultimate Southern comfort food.
Try my recipe for a simplified yet bona fide Cuban sandwich.
Cool off on a hot day with a chilled bowl of nutritious chunky veggie soup.
Keep your dog cool and safe from the summer heat with a giant doggy Popsicle.
Liven up the Fourth of July for the kids with firecracker Popsicles and sparkler cookies.
Summertime is Popsicle time for kids. Make some healthy ones adults will like too.
Got a kid with a summer birthday? Celebrate with these cute pool party Jell-O cups.
Tortilla pinwheels are fun to make and eat. Great for lunch or as appetizers.
Easy to grow, versatile, and long-lasting, daylilies are the perfect perennials.
Augusta's Masters Golf Tournament is back! Celebrate with their Southern-style homemade pimento cheese sandwich spread.
A lot of people think Easter Peeps taste disgusting, but with some creativity, lots of creative cooks share ways to dress them up in desserts and cocktails.
Did you forget to plant spring bulbs last fall? It may not be too late to have some late spring color.
Do you know what to do if your pet gets sprayed by a skunk?
Bring the outdoors indoors this Christmas with rustic and sustainable Decorations.
Create wrapped packages with a high-end look with cheap dollar store merchandise.
Here's a unique idea for turning a plastic soda bottle into a gift box. These step-by-step instructions will help you upcycle an old plastic bottle into something special.
Keep the kids busy and involved all Thanksgiving week with these easy craft ideas.
Involve the kids and get a healthy meal in before all the Halloween candy with this fun and spooktacular dinner menu
Learn how to turn an empty Tide Pod detergent container (or similar container) into an adorable Halloween luminary using just a few simple, cheap supplies.
Learn how to make a gory puking pumpkin with guacamole dip. And save the innards for other treats!
There are a gazillion recipes for zucchini bread, but this one is my favorite. I've included a bonus recipe, too.
Spice up your fall home decor with these five pretty ideas using pumpkins.
This article will inspire you to take a walk and look for sustainable items to use in your fall decor.
This rustic blueberry skillet dessert is super-easy to make and oh so delicious!
Called chili pups, my doggy Popsicles are made with wholesome, dog-friendly ingredients.
Celebrate Independence Day with red, white, and blue Popsicles made from healthy ingredients.
This article will break down the "thrill, fill, and spill" method—popularized by "Better Homes and Gardens"—to help you design a great container garden.
Learn how to make two different breakfast recipes: eggs in a cloud and eggs in a nest. Either one would make a perfect choice for breakfast in bed on Mother's Day!
This article will break down the advantages of growing a lasagna garden that requires no digging or tilling.
Make homeschooling more fun with this interactive activity for learning about the solar system. Kids will decorate cupcakes to resemble the planets and the sun, discovering facts about each planet along the way.
Don't throw those broken clay pots away. Use them to make a charming fairy garden. This article will show you how with step-by-step photos.
Dress up your Easter ham with a tasty pineapple cherry glaze.
This Easter, let the soft colors of early spring inspire some cute and tasty little cheesecake treats topped with jelly beans.
This article lists 13 creative ways to turn ordinary Easter eggs into special ones once you've dyed them. Why settle for simple, colored eggs when you can adorn them with jewels, textures, ribbons, and patterns?
Learn how to repurpose an empty plastic chip canister as a cute Easter Bunny candy holder using a few simple craft supplies.
What sea glass is, where to find it, and crafts to create with it.
Tempting St. Patrick's Day recipes with a brief history of the holiday and fun facts about St. Patrick.
Suggestions for the first flowers of spring: what, when, and where to plant them.
Mother Nature can be tricky. Learn how to protect your plants from a late-season freeze.
Celebrate Mardi Gras with a bowl of Cajun chicken gumbo.
This healthy and delicious avocado salad doesn't need a salad dressing. Ripe avocados make it naturally creamy.
Whether you're vegan or want to make cookies and are out of eggs, this four-ingredient cookie recipe is quick, easy, and healthy.
These winter treats will chase away post-holiday blues and inspire learning on shut-in days.
Stuck inside for a snow day? Kids and adults alike will enjoy these easy winter crafts.
Learn the steps to re-bloom your Christmas poinsettia next year.
Short on time? Make an elegant Christmas dinner dessert that's quick and easy.
Make your holiday cheese ball extra special with one of these ideas.
Your friends will get a kick out of this cute "gingerbread" trailer.
A dozen easy ideas for ornaments kids can make from crafting supplies.
Reuse your old incandescent light bulbs to make adorable Christmas ornaments.
Celebrate the holiday season with an Earth-friendly idea.
Brighten your Thanksgiving holiday table with this delightful and healthy edible centerpiece.
Make pretty and long-lasting candle holders, sun catchers and mobiles with press-dried fall leaves and simple craft supplies like Mod Podge.
Help kids jazz up their school science project with an idea to create a wearable animal cell t-shirt.
Crazy weather! Hubber billybuc is basking in mid-50s temps in WA state. Just Ask Susan is shivering at minus 26 in Canada. It's the Siberian Express, and many of us need a good new hot soup recipe.
Why do daredevils risk life and limb to do what they do? And why do we watch?
I love Wisteria in the spring. But did you know it is an invasive species? This lovely plant, along with other elegant plants is on the invasive species list in the Southeastern United States.
Need cupcakes for a class, church or scout party? Don't take the same old cupckes you always make. Try something different this year with our version of Santa hat cupcakes.
Most everyone is familiar with teacher Appreciation week, what they may not be aware of is World Teachers' Day. Includes a list of Hubbers who are active or retired teachers.
Persimmons are a sweet fruit when really really ripe. Try them in a salsa for salmon or fish instead of mangoes.
Dyslexia is a special type of learning disability that causes otherwise intelligent individuals to have problems reading the written language. Learn the early warning signs and best ways to remediate dyslexia
What exactly is a tough kid? Do some new teachers actually leave the profession because of tough kids? If yes, what can be done to keep this from happening?
Similar to autism, childhood disintegrative disorder is a rare disorder that affects about 2 in 100,000 births. It is especially devastating because of the late onset of autistic-like symptoms.
Can street art be considered as a form of art? Is all Graffiti vandalism? Where to we draw the line?
Rett Syndrome is a Pervasive Developmental Disorder that is only seen in girls. It is the rarest and most debilitating PDD. Read about the signs and stages of symptoms and a possible cure.
Without flowering plants the whole structure of the flora and fauna kingdoms would be drastically altered. Learn about the "sex life" of flowering plants in a light,fun way, and how you can help them pollinate.
Asperger's syndrome is more common than you think. This article gives an overview of the communication and socialization disorder from early childhood to adulthood.
Toe nail fungus is an embarrassing problem, especially during Summer. Many topical products have a low success rate and oral medication can interact with a number of drugs, vitamins and herbs. But with time and persistence you can rid your nails of nail fungus.
Approximately 75% of American adults need vision correction of some kind. How do you fit in that category? Do you hate glasses or contacts but don't want vision correction surgery? This article will help you debate your options.
The eastern and Carolina hemlocks, known as the "redwoods of the East," are in trouble.
Today's technology makes video recording a breeze and is invaluable in the classroom for teaching autistic children. This article describes video modeling, explains the value and the process.
It's that time of year. Achievement tests, graduation tests and other "high stakes" testing will soon begin. This article discusses reducing test anxiety for students, especially those with learning difficulties or disabilities.
This article lists the various disabilities prevalent in schools. Technology tools in the way of assistive devises are featured.
From Horses to Hermit Crabs, there is a pet for everyone. Just consider space, time and expense.
This article discusses use of common metaphors Melting Pot and Salad Bowl in describing assimilation and diversity for American immigrants.But what is tomato soup and how does the term relate to immigrants?
An article that compares home kits and cosmetic dentistry whitening methods. Also includes "folk remedies" for tooth whitening such as brushing with banana peel!
This article addresses legal and medical problems of text messaging while driving. Parental guidance and technology solutions for parents are addressed.
rebeccamealey explains how the SMART goal-setting technique used in the business and educational world can help us achieve our personal New Year's resolutions.
It's a party! Ring out the old and ring in the new with these yummy classic cocktails.
If you have ever had to euthanize a pet then you understand a special pain. I call it Bittersweet Hearthache.
Former Early Childhood teacher shares ideas for a Christmas Around the World Thematic Unit. Thematic units incorporate basic Math and Language skills into a theme of interest and makes learning more fun!
Thanksgiving is a busy time, and promises to get busier as the Winter Holidays approach quickly. These Thanksgiving crafts for children are easy to prepare for and look great!
Are you keeping up with the ever-changing technology of today? This article gives some hints to help you avoid becoming a "tech 'tard"
Changes in styles of clothing, art, music reflect social and cultural history. This article explains how classic and modern furniture styles are influenced by the same.
This article explains how easy it is to care for Hydrangeas and tips for enjoying their beauty all year long as they fade away for the season. Information on preserving, drying and winterizing is included.
Summer is getting farther and farther away as the end of the year approaches. Remember the sights, smells, taste and sounds of the summer with an article written about a day on the beach.
Halloween is around the corner, but there is still time to plan a great party. Here are some spooky food recipes.