Author Archives: Sue

Enriching Your Student

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from parents is how to use technology to expand their student’s education. With hundreds of options available online, parents have a wealth of choices from websites to apps. Here are three … Continue reading

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Something Different

It’s been a while, again. Like the proverbial shoemaker’s child, this site gets little time or energy from me these days. Which is too bad because I’m doing some fun and interesting things I really should share. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Getting into CAD/3D Printing

Want to get your child interested in computer aided drafting or 3D printing? Share this great LEGO video with them! If they’re ready to go after that, I recommend downloading SketchUp (free download) and let their imagination run wild!

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Snow Day Links

Some tabs I need to close in browsers make for great reads…I keep meaning to share them and haven’t gotten to them yet! Thankfully today’s snow day gives me a chance to clean up the browser windows and share some … Continue reading

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Gluten & Dairy Free Big Cluster Maple Granola

Gluten Free Big Cluster Maple Granola (adapted from Deb Perelman @ Smitten Kitchen) 3 cups (240 grams) gluten free rolled oats 1 cup (50 grams) unsweetened shredded or flaked coconut 1 cup (100 grams) walnuts, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup (25 … Continue reading

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WordPress 4.1 Updates

WordPress 4.1 “Dinah” has dropped and we’ve begun updating sites in our network. This release offers some nifty new features including distraction free writing, a clean new theme for 2015 and support for Vine embeds. As always if you have … Continue reading

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Fall Garden

A quick peek at the fall garden – lots of romaine lettuce, spinach and more broccoli in this bed. I also did another bed of leeks and onions but didn’t photograph them. The peppers are holding out nicely still dropping … Continue reading

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Magic Bars

One of the children’s favorites, these are quick and easy to pull together! You can also convert this to a gluten free version, see my end notes. Ingredients: 1 stick butter (4 oz, 8 Tablespoons) 7 oz unfilled cookies (you … Continue reading

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Rotkraut mit Äpfeln

We served Rotkraut mit Äpfeln (red cabbage with apples) for our Oktoberfest and it was (surprisingly) wildly popular with the kids, so I thought I’d share the recipe! 1 Medium Red Cabbage 2 Granny Smith or other tart apple, peeled, … Continue reading

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Mucking Around

I’m still arguing with Paypal over the GSES account. It’s highly annoying, so after my daily headbanging I rewarded myself by spending an hour on the new learning management software. It’s still a bit hinky and it’s screwed up my … Continue reading

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