Happy National D🍩nut Day 2023!

We tried this recipe for: Maple Glazed Donuts, they were delicious!

Empire Mine State Historic Park – California

We couldn’t pass up an opportunity to visit the Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley, California. coincidentally, it tied perfectly to our current audiobook, Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry. We hope you enjoy our photos. old gas pump value of gold a peek down the mine shaft use of mules … Continue reading Empire Mine State Historic Park – California

Summer Homeschooling 2023

We moved during the homeschool year and got behind… again… This year my kiddos really wanted a summer break but we’re doing another season of summer homeschool instead. C’est la vie! To be honest - I’d rather take the summer off too. But sometimes we have to do things we don’t want to do. And … Continue reading Summer Homeschooling 2023

Rice Fields & Sutter Buttes

From Long Ago

My friend over at Sing Like Wildflowers recently posted a photo of her baby girl wearing this same outfit so I couldn’t resist posting our matching photo. 🥰

Luke on a Ladder

We hope this photo of our silly cat brings you a smile!


Photos taken by my husband

Cloud Rainbow

I don’t remember seeing a rainbow like this before… my 10-year-old daughter took the photo from her vantage point in the backseat of the truck.