The Pencil Grip and Safety Scissors ~ Review

Hannah likes to be like everyone else and work on school even if she is only four. Recently, she (and I) have had the opportunity to review a  a couple of great items from The Pencil Grip, Inc.;  The Ultra Safe Safety Scissors and The 3 Step Pencil Grip Training Kit. Hannah has really been enjoying her very own school supplies!

The 3 Step Pencil Grip Training Kit

The 3 Step Pencil Grip Training Kit

The pencil grips are always a popular item at our house. They are so comfortable to use that even the big kids like to use them. The 3 step Pencil Grip Training Kit is unique in that the there are three separate grips that Hannah has been using to make sure she holds a pencil properly. These grips are designed to be used either left or right-handed.

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Reading Eggs ~ Review

Our family was first introduced to Reading Eggs five years ago.  The kids that used it then, loved it, and the kids using it now, love it! The fun games and engaging activities are very appealing to the kids.

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All Around the Home and Homestead #45




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The Brinkman Adventures Season 4 ~ Review

Two years ago, we were introduced to the Audio Missionary Dramas known as the Brinkman AdventuresAt that time we reviewed Season 3, you can read that review here. Recently, we had the opportunity to review Brinkman Adventures Season 4. For this review, we received the downloadable version.

This season of Brinkman Adventures will introduce your family to missionaries Dr. Nik Ripken, Carl Ralston, and others. Get ready to go on a dangerous and exciting journey!

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Hive Beetles, a Late Swarm and a Cut Out

Our hive has struggled all summer it has seemed. First, they were queenless and we had a laying worker. Eli and I got some brood from a fellow beekeeper and gave it to them so they could raise their own queen.

When we checked to see if they had a queen, we found that, yes they had, but we also saw one small black beetle. That’s odd, we hadn’t seen that before, but I had read about small hive beetles so I was sure that’s what we had. So Eli and I started learning more about small hive beetles.

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