Everyone needs lots and lots of different ways to practice plain old flashcards to ingrain those basic facts. The clever idea is on Jessica's blog, First Grade Nest.
Saw Lee Reich on a gardening show on TV, giving a tour of his weedless garden. I was so intrigued with his techniques, I ordered his book.
Isn't this just adorable? Caramel dipping sauce with a selection of crisp apples. Of course you'd need to dip your apple slices in 7-Up and drain them before arranging them on the plate. Check out Jo and Sue.