First Day of Homeschool 2020

Today is our official first day of homeschool 2020! One of my favorite back-to-school traditions is taking back-to-school photos. I let the kiddos choose their own backgrounds this year. The kids’ t-shirts are from and mine is from I bought the chalkboard sign at Marshall’s last year. Enjoy! Our first day of school … Continue reading First Day of Homeschool 2020

Valentine ❤️ Gift Ideas

I recently read a great, short article on gift giving by tidying expert Marie Kondo (see link below). Choosing Gifts That Spark Joy It's only a few weeks until Valentines Day. Here are some fun gift ideas for a variety of ages and budgets. Edible gifts from Sohnrey Family Foods Health & Beauty gifts from … Continue reading Valentine ❤️ Gift Ideas

Pumpkin 🎃 Hats – Walk to Dinner – Bend, Oregon

My mom knit these pumpkin hats for the kiddos. We got lots of compliments while we were on a brisk autumn walk to dinner in Bend, Oregon.

Big Boots 👢 – Cheyenne, Wyoming

There are 25 Big Boots in Cheyenne, Wyoming. We found and photographed 15 of them for you. S really wanted to find all 25. In the end, we just ran outta time! I like boots, I like unique artwork, and I like scavenger hunts. This project was lots of fun for us! I hope you … Continue reading Big Boots 👢 – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Kings Beach State Recreation Area – Lake Tahoe, California

We really enjoyed kayaking on Lake Siskiyou, California, and we just couldn't resist another kayaking excursion on Lake Tahoe. We were thrilled to find a parking spot at Kings Beach and rented 2 double kayaks at "Adrift Tahoe". The staff was amazing, super-helpful, and friendly. It was cool and windy which made kayaking on the … Continue reading Kings Beach State Recreation Area – Lake Tahoe, California

Going Grey with Glamor and Grace

"Grey hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness." - Proverbs 16:31 (NIV) I can't blame my early grey hair on the Camp Fire or our decision to move into an RV. I can't blame my kiddos either. I can (and I will) blame genetics. My dad's side of … Continue reading Going Grey with Glamor and Grace