Daisy had an amazing summer. I’m pretty sure that if you asked her she’d tell you it’s ending too soon. As the start of school gets closer (next week) she’s been reminiscing about her vacation (because frankly teaching these kids at home is no joke and it wears. her. out.) and asked if she could… Read More Daisy’s Summer Vacation
You know those days when, as a parent… Correction: You know those days when, as a stay at home, homeschooling parent…. New correction: You know those days when, as a mom, who stays at home and homeschools her kids…gets to the much needed, can’t come too soon, end of the school year and then realizes… Read More Camping. Also, Daisy Hates Camping.
Our weather here in Central PA lately has been crazy. Hot, cold, warm, hottish, warmish, freezing, spring flowery, heavy jacket, light jacket, no jacket, flip flops, snow, scarves, arctic, tropical, rain, thunder storm, and back to warmish. In that order. Sort of. There’s not been any rhyme or reason to it, which has left us… Read More Winters Walk-Lehigh Gorge State Park
Not really. But sort of. Maybe more like an oversized overly full turkey who becomes one with the couch cushions and “watches” Thanksgiving Day football from behind the eyelids, not waking for 2 hours while the clinks and clanks of dishes being scrubbed happen in some far far away place by someone other than yourself.… Read More Thanksgiving Hangover
In June we celebrated Kaityln’s birthday at home with a small get together, but on her actual birthday we were in Maine visiting my family. When asked how she wanted to celebrate she decided on going to the coast and from there pared it down to an afternoon cruise. My mom, being the master of… Read More Casco Bay Mailboat Tour, Maine
We’ve been hanging out lakeside for a while….which means Momma got herself a tan. And ate good food. And didn’t do laundry. And sat on the deck for hours on end. And read books. And woke up to this view every. single. day. We’ll be back when I’m done pretending I’m still lakeside. I’m not.… Read More We’re really not MIA….
On a Friday afternoon in late May we packed up the car for a quick camping overnight wilderness camping excursion in the Weiser State Forest, Greenland Tract south of Williamstown, PA. Weiser State Forest includes a dozen or more ‘tracts’ of wilderness in east/central PA east of the Susquehanna River. The Greenland Tract contains nearly… Read More Camping Review, Weiser State Forest Greenland Tract
With this pass there’s NO reason to NOT get out and hit some of our nation’s National Parks! Follow this link to Every Kid In A Park and sign up for a ONE YEAR park pass for your fourth graders! Homeschoolers, educators, public schoolers–they are all welcome!
What: Bucket List Opportunity: Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park Why: Conference for Wesleyan female clergy Where: Estes Park, CO. When: Three years ago this month. What I learned: God is so much bigger than me. Blessed.
We are headed outdoors tomorrow for a trash clean up and either a hike or garden tending (we haven’t decided yet!) to celebrate Earth Day! We hope you do too!!! Below is a list of 35 things you can do on the spot for Earth Day. Enjoy! Work on the garden/landscaping Volunteer at at local… Read More Earth Day Family Activities