Herbs & Spices Overview – Science Lesson 31

Today I learned about Herbs and Spices.  I’ll start off talking about the herbs, than I’ll move on to the spices, and after that I’ll talk about some relating character traits connecting the two. To start off, the lesson listed a good handful of herbs, some of which I had not known about, including  Basil, Oregano, Parsley, Bergamot, Lavender, Mint, Rosemary, Thyme, Angelica, Celery, Coriander … Continue reading Herbs & Spices Overview – Science Lesson 31

Green Goblin Smoothie – Science Lesson 30 – Yet Another Failure

Green Goblin Smoothie – more like Bad Blue Smoothie!  I did everything correct……… what went wrong?  I don’t know.  Well, I know I need a little more practice in the smoothie section.  I was supposed to put in some raspberries, blackberries and blueberries, 1  frozen banana, one lettuce leaf, two teaspoons acai or something like acai,  two cups nut or seed milk (I used almond), … Continue reading Green Goblin Smoothie – Science Lesson 30 – Yet Another Failure

Three Annoying Smoothies – Science lesson 29 – Another Set of Failures

The troublesome trio of smoothies – Berry Blue Smoothie, Blueberry Mint Smoothie, and Strawberry Daydream Smoothie.  In the making of each one, I made at least one mistake.  For the Berry Blue, I was supposed to put in  1 cup blueberries or purple grapes, 2 Tbsp. acai or blackcurrant powder (or blackberries), 800 ml (27 fl. oz.) of nut or seed milk (example: almond milk), 1-2 Tbsp. maple syrup … Continue reading Three Annoying Smoothies – Science lesson 29 – Another Set of Failures

Success Principles-ABC Lesson 26-Three Successes That I Have Had

In this lesson he asks you to name three successes that you have had, and talk about them, and if they coincide with his success principles, talk about it in 150 words (at least!).  Here’s my compilation. 1. Finishing fifth grade. 2. Riding 60 miles on a bike. 3. Getting Scout rank in BSA. 1. Finishing fifth grade: When I finished fifth grade, I was ecstatic!  I … Continue reading Success Principles-ABC Lesson 26-Three Successes That I Have Had

Slow Roasted Garlic Tomatoes – Science Lesson 15 – My First Failure

“Eeaugh!!  Yuck!”   That’s what I said when I tried these.  They were disgusting!  Why?  I had put in WAY too much garlic!  The point of the recipe?  I don’t know.  I do know I am NOT putting that much garlic in again.  The problem was that I didn’t know how much a clove is, since I had a big can of pre-minced garlic.  The original recipe was … Continue reading Slow Roasted Garlic Tomatoes – Science Lesson 15 – My First Failure

Malus Domestica, My Favorite Fruit – Science lesson 21

Ah, how I love the fruit of Malus Domestica, that delicious fruit that I simply can’t resist, especially with some peanut butter in the mix. The sheer versatility of it makes it all the better. And the deliciously good treats that it can make is uncountable. For instance, the caramel apple, the apple pie, apple fritters, applesauce, peanut butter filled apples, the common everyday apple … Continue reading Malus Domestica, My Favorite Fruit – Science lesson 21