Insta Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Happy Friday Everyone! I hope you all have had a good week. Here in Oregon we have had sun all week so it’s been easier to get out in to the yard or take a walk during our social distancing. Here is my recipe for BBQ Pulled Pork for the Insta pot. It’s a familyContinue reading “Insta Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches”

Cross Linking STEM Activity Slime

This is another one of my students favorite Chemistry classes, making slime. Cross Linking, The Science Behind  Slime  What’s the science behind the slime? The borate ions in the starch (borax powder or boric acid) mixes with the PVA (polyvinyl-acetate) glue and forms this cool stretchy substance.  This is called cross linking. The glue isContinue reading “Cross Linking STEM Activity Slime”

Insta Pot Orange Chicken

This is a flavor packed recipe. You can adjust the amount of marmalade to your families personal tastes. The first time I made this I put in 18 oz of marmalade and it made my families eyes cross from the orange flavor. I hope you enjoy the recipe. Orange Chicken Insta Pot 3 Chicken BreastsContinue reading “Insta Pot Orange Chicken”

Smashwords Author’s Give Back Sale

With everything that is going on in the world Smashwords author’s wanted to give back to their readers. As one of those author’s I wanted you all to know about. From now until April 20th thousands of titles are deeply discounted or free on the site. Please come on by and see all the titlesContinue reading “Smashwords Author’s Give Back Sale”

Making Something from Nothing Activity

During this time of no school and social distancing, I dove into my STEM enrichment materials to give you an activity that will get your kids creativity flowing and build something from nothing. Below is my lesson plan I wrote for my enrichment. It is part of a bigger class Inventors Workshop so please excuseContinue reading “Making Something from Nothing Activity”

Life Continues During Social Distancing

Today should have been the beginning of Spring Break, which technically it still is.We had plans to go to the Zoo, OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), the library and get things done around the house. Our plans are a little different now but I don’t feel it’s a down grade. Yes, were notContinue reading “Life Continues During Social Distancing”