School by the Lake

School by the Lake

This week we spent another few days at our lake house. We hardly ever come here, but for some reason this summer, I have just needed this place. It has been such a great...

Controlling the Clutter

Controlling the Clutter

Drawers packed full of art projects? Storage bins in the attic or closet with projects you just have to keep, but can’t enjoy from the attic? If this sounds familiar, check out my article...

Weekly Wrap-up: Week 2

Weekly Wrap-up: Week 2

With a wonderful first week under our belt, I just knew week 2 would go just as smoothly. Whoa! We had to jockey times around for golf camp, which lasts two + hours each...

Living Math Lessons

Living Math Lessons

Wondering where you can squeeze in more living math lessons? We have fit in a few this week. The more I began looking for living math opportunities, the more I seemed to find. Here...

Weekly Wrap-up: Week 1

Weekly Wrap-up: Week 1

I am beginning to post a Weekly Wrap-up of our activities during the previous week. I plan to publish this post each Friday or Saturday. This is the perfect week for us to begin...

Happy Father’s Day, Papa

From the minute Little Buddy was born, he was his Papa’s grandson. Papa was surely the proudest of grandfather’s I had ever seen. Papa would take his lunch break every day and come to...

Let’s Go Racing, Daddy!

We love celebrations around our house. Can’t you tell? Father’s Day is certainly no exception. Little Buddy and I have been planning today’s special events for about a month. But, shhh, we had to...

Ice Cream Sodas

Ice Cream Sodas

Well I’ll be dog gone. Saturday is Ice Cream Soda Day. I have wonderful memories from my childhood of drinking plenty of ice cream sodas. (Yes, Little Buddy, I really was a child once...

Making Fossils

Looking for a fun, clean activity to do with your child? Making fossil molds fit the bill and it is educational, too. This project took us about 10 minutes, including gathering our supplies. Supplies...

Making Fossils – Part I

Looking for a fun, clean activity to do with your child? Making fossil molds fit the bill and it is educational, too. This project took us about 10 minutes, including gathering our supplies. Supplies...