Adventures in Wonderlab

Adventures in Wonderlab

Fun science adventures for all ages!

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Summer Strawberries plus a Delicious Strawberry-Chia Jam

strawberry-chia jam

For detailed information about growing strawberries, Mother Earth News has a great article all about strawberries. Planting and Growing Strawberries Two years ago, we purchased 3 strawberry plants from Lowe’s. We cleared out a patch of grass in the sunniest area of our yard, and put a small wood border around the patch. Then, we added… (read more)

Friday Favorites: What I am Loving Lately

Spring is so close, but I do feel the need to give a quick shout-out to the favorites that helped me survive this (thankfully very mild) winter. Hand and Nail Care Products My cuticles and nails get cracked and dry in the winter. I am hard on my hands, so I decided to make a conscious… (read more)

KonMari in the Kitchen: Spice Cabinet Clean Out, plus a Cincinnati-Style Chili

cincinnati chili

KonMari in the Kitchen: Spice Cabinet Clean Out My KonMari decluttering has now moved into the kitchen! (Master closet and beauty products have already been KonMari’d). I remember when we first moved into our house, marveling at the entire cabinet with a built-in lazy susan just for spices! Both my husband and I cook a lot, and… (read more)

How to Add More Protein into Your Day Without Meat

I struggle to get enough protein into my diet. I have worked very hard to build up some muscle on my body, and I want to keep it there! With the exception of dinner, I generally do not eat a lot of meat. However, my husband is a full-fledged carnivore, so we do usually eat some type of… (read more)

Blooming Marshmallows and Hot Cocoa

In the wintertime, I try to find little things to lift my spirits. I do not like being cold, or grey skies, or shoveling snow. To keep me from being a total grump, I try to focus on the fun things that winter can bring. Watching my children gleefully play in the snow. Enjoying sipping on… (read more)