So when are your girls done school? I get asked that question frequently by lots of amounts of people. Because we homeschool, not year round homeschool, just regular school year homeschool, we should be done early. Yes. We should. Normally getting done a month early…like Beginning of May, mid May is perfectly do-able. But these… Read More Dear Summer: PLEASE COME QUICKLY
Kaitlyn, my parents and I visited the Rodale Institute just outside of Kutztown, PA last Thursday. I’ve been wanting to go for a couple of years and we finally decided to make the trip. From our house it took only about an hour and a half. It was more than I expected. We opted to do… Read More A Visit to Rodale’s Organic Farm-Free and Local
We have a sliding glass double door that leads to our deck and back yard. During the winter months we love to see the different birds that find their way to within viewing distance of our doors. No binoculars are needed since often they come right up on the deck and eat the seed we… Read More 8 Ways to Attract Birds throughout the Winter Months
Tangled Webs by Irene Hannon is the third book in the Men Of Valor series. The first book in this series, Buried Secrets, is the first book I read by her. I loved this book… I think I read it in less than 3 days. Then again… I love all of her books. And read… Read More Tangled Webs by Irene Hannon-book review
Another Day Another Dali is very well written by Sandra Orchard. It’s the sequel to A Fool & His Monet, a book I reviewed earlier in the spring. In this book, we get to follow FBI Special Agent Serena Jones as she solves another mystery. Here is the summary: Another piece of art has been… Read More Another Day Another Dali Book Review by Sandra Orchard
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!
As much as we can we like to support groups’ efforts. We can’t always do a lot, but a little here and there from a number of people makes a difference. Since it’s Earth Day and (hopefully) we all have Earth on the mind I’m listing below a number of organizations you can join and/or… Read More 20 Earth Friendly Conservation Groups You Can Join today!
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
I. Heart. Valentine’s. Day. And all things Valentiney. Valentineish. Valentinery. One red heart cut from red construction paper has me. That’s all it takes. When we began home-educating and took the girls out public school one of the things I missed was the cute little class parties they both had. I missed the treats they’d… Read More Valentine’s Day Boxes!
Had I known how easy homemade chapstick was to make, we would have made it a very long time ago. Honestly, I don’t think I realized one could make their own chapstick. Anna, though is very curious about all natural things like lotions, soaps, chapsticks and had a list of things she wanted posted on… Read More Making Chapstick