For our Tea on Tuesday time, we made THREE batches of banana bread and tripled the recipe! Wal-Mart had the boxes on clearance for something like 80 cents apiece. You can't beat making one large and one mega-big loaf of banana bread for about $3. Emperor has now officially finished his first grade readers and will begin second grade reading tomorrow. We are still slowly plowing through the Little House series during our reading time as well.