Today’s Adventure: Fishing Rodeo

For five days this week and weekend, my husband’s family is gathering at the lake for our annual family trip. My husband comes from a large family (six children) and there are 15 grandchildren...

Celebrating Unique Holidays

Image via Wikipedia I have to begin by saying that this post is inspired by Parents magazine. Or rather, their tweet. Their tweet read, “Friday is National Donut Day! Free donut at krispy kreme...

Keep em Reading this Summer!

Keep em Reading this Summer!

Parents hear it all the time. Children learn to love to read by being read to as babies and toddlers and emulating their parents reading. This is all true. But as times are so...

RV Trip Excursion

For today’s RV trip excursion, we visited the Farmer’s Market, Whole Foods, went swimming and are about to hit Target (we always realize we forgot something that we need). The Farmer’s Market was so...

RV Games

RV Games

I love games. Especially those good ole traditional games. The non-electronic variety. Don’t get me wrong. I think that electronics have a major place in this world and especially in games. I just happen...

Lessons on the Road

Lessons on the Road

One of the joys of homeschooling that we are looking forward to is being able to have homeschool while taking family trips, etc. Yesterday, we set out on a five hour drive to meet...

Adventures with Nature

Wednesday we had a wonderful adventure with nature! We enjoyed a parrot encounter, a butterfly house, a southern victory garden, and a LEED certified cottage. We had a ball! I have included a few...

For the Love of Kindle!

For the Love of Kindle!

I have to admit it. I love my Kindle (Kindle 2 to be precise). I have not overloaded it with tons of books, but I do have a good many. I even have the...

Our Curriculum

Year 2 {Grade 3} Officially our school year begins in September, but we are near completion of our work from year 1 {second grade year}. We are year-round schoolers, with a lighter load for...