How to make memory pens for all your family adventures

Memory pens are a great way to keep track of all your families adventures and are super easy to make.  A friend, Mrs. Ann, that lives in a travel trailer and will be going full-time  very soon (so exciting) actually gave me this idea.  What I love about this idea is they take up very little space, they are inexpensive ($1 -$10 each), not heavy (huge concern in a RV), you can make them out Continue reading

DIY How to Make a Homemade Cardboard Projector

Have you ever wanted a big huge TV screen but didn’t have the money to go buy one?  Today the girls and I made one with an iPhone, cardboard box and a magnifying glass.  It was actually really easy, and, believe it or not, it worked. It’s not the top of the line Samsung TVs but if you’re in a pinch to watch that game, or your favorite movie on the big screen, this is a cheap option. Continue reading

Are your kids 8 – 18 years old, love Minecraft, and want college credit?

Do your kids love Minecraft as much as my kids do? Do your kids play for hours, have dreams about Minecraft, and constantly talk about it?  Are they between the ages of 8-18 and want to earn college credit at UC San Diego, one of the top academic institutions on the planet? Then you should sign up your kids up for LearnToMod (just like me) so they can learn programming and play their favorite game, Minecraft. My kids are super excited Continue reading

How to make a spy notebook and get a DIY badge

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DIY.org is a place for kids to share what they do, meet others who love the same skills, and be awesome. Kids get to earn badges, learn skills, and have tons of fun doing it. Teachers and homeschoolers can use it as part of their core curriculum. Munchy decided she was going to work on her Detective badge.  Munchy would love to be a FBI agent.  Today she worked on getting a little closer to her dream.  She Continue reading