Archive for September, 2010

We Can’t Do It All

Sep 30, 2010 No Comments by

When Timberdoodle began, one of our earliest technological investments was a photocopy machine. Our theory was that by doing it all ourselves we would save a lot of money. And for a few years we did make it work. One year we not only used the “technologically ground-breaking” photocopier to print all of our catalog [...]

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1986 – Grandparents are Invaluable!

Sep 29, 2010 No Comments by

My next-door-grandparents have been an amazing blessing to me over the years, but it wasn’t until I began poring over Grandma’s records that I realized how instrumental they have been in the growth of Timberdoodle. By 1986 Grandpa had built walls of shelves in our laundry room, to store and organize inventory. Soon they invited [...]

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1985 – Why Call It Timberdoodle?

Sep 28, 2010 No Comments by

If you were looking to name your homeschool supply business, Timberdoodle isn’t likely to sit at the top of your list of names. But for us it has been perfect, unique enough to aid people in remembering it, and not too terribly hard to spell for Google! So how did we get there? From early [...]

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25 Stories, 25 Giveaways To Celebrate Timberdoodle’s 25th Year!

Sep 27, 2010 No Comments

Pictured: Joy 3, Hope 2, and Grace 1, way back in 1985. Can you believe it has been 25 years since Timberdoodle began? We can’t either, so we’ve planned 5 weeks of festivities to celebrate! For 25 days we’ll share a tidbit or story from Timberdoodle‘s history, along with a quick question for you to [...]

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How To Play Sumoku – Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0031

Sep 15, 2010 No Comments

Combine crossword puzzles with Sudoku, add basic math skills and you have Sumoku. There are 4 variations to this game, each an awesome way to work your brain while having a blast. Have you tried Sumoku yet? What do you think? Read more or buy now here!

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The Best Baby Gift? Crazy-Eyed Bird Rattle – Timberdoodle Homeschool Vodcast #0030

Sep 09, 2010 No Comments

We fell in love with Tolo’s Crazy-Eyed Bird Rattle the first time we saw it; but it has been amazing to see how much babies actually enjoy and benefit from this rattle/teether/squeaker toy. See more information about Tolo’s Crazy Eyed Bird here!

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Giraffes – How Do They Get Enough Air?

Sep 03, 2010 No Comments

WARNING: This is not for the faint of stomach! But it is very educational and has an awesome punchline at the end!!

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