Memory Verse Monday

Our last memory verse took us several weeks to memorize. We've had a lot going on, and this homeschool mama has been distracted! Did I tell y'all about our big project? E and I are working on going through all of our receipts since last November and figuring out which ones we can submit to … Continue reading Memory Verse Monday

TJ Farms Estates 🎃 – Chico, California

We had a great time meeting up with friends at the pumpkin patch this week. TJ Farm was super-chill and low-key on Monday afternoon.  It was so relaxing to soak up the sun, enjoy good conversation, and delight in the pumpkin harvest at the farm.  We hope you enjoy the photos.  I snapped this picture … Continue reading TJ Farms Estates 🎃 – Chico, California

Maddi’s Fridge – Laxson Auditorium – California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico, is my alma mater. It is a beautiful campus. My favorite building on campus is Laxson Auditorium. It was built in 1930. It is so cool to see live performances here! The balconies have long been closed for seating and fitted with modern lighting fixtures. I can imagine sitting up in … Continue reading Maddi’s Fridge – Laxson Auditorium – California State University, Chico

Terry Bison Ranch – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Train Ride + Bison = What are we waiting for? *Please be advised that bison are wild animals. Always keep a very safe distance from them if you see them in the wild. As we've seen recently in the news, they can be quite aggressive and potentially dangerous. The bison pictured below are ranch-raised bison. … Continue reading Terry Bison Ranch – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Back-to-School in Our RV

We hope your new school year is off to a wonder-full start! I've taken back-to-school photos of my kiddos every year since S was 4-years-old. I used the same cardstock signs every year. It was our back-to-school tradition. As you can see in the photos below, we try not to take ourselves too seriously! 2014 … Continue reading Back-to-School in Our RV

Morning Time in Our RV

Happy first day of school everyone! If you're all done with school in your household, happy random Monday in the middle of August to you! If you already started school or haven't started yet, consider this wish belated or early! Today was the perfect time to add "morning time" back into our daily homeschool/road-school routine. … Continue reading Morning Time in Our RV

Downtown Aquarium 🐠 – Denver, Colorado

My younger sister recently moved from the Bay Area, California to Colorado and we were excited to meet up with her at the Downtown Aquarium in Denver. This aquarium is much smaller than Monterey Bay Aquarium. It was a little pricey for the size, but the exhibits were interesting and we spent about an hour … Continue reading Downtown Aquarium 🐠 – Denver, Colorado

Poetry Books For Kids

Our official first day of homeschool is right around the corner. I've got homeschoolin' on my brain! I wanted to share our favorite poetry book for kids. I'm not a huge fan of poetry but I know it's really good for growing brains. Here's an article if you want to read more about that. https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5988612fe4b0bd8232029903/ampContinue reading Poetry Books For Kids

National Automobile Museum – Reno, Nevada

My parents came to visit us today! We were excited to see them and took a trip to the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada. I was impressed with the extensive and comprehensive collection of automobiles in this museum. What beautiful cars. It was a wonderful visual history lesson. It was not entirely kid-friendly as … Continue reading National Automobile Museum – Reno, Nevada

Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company – Virginia City, Nevada

Continuing our railroad theme, we hopped aboard the Virginia & Truckee Railroad's diesel engine for a ride. We enjoyed a 40 minute tour through the high desert hillsides surrounding Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada. The weather was perfect so we sat in the open car. Fun fact: a lot of the money used to … Continue reading Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company – Virginia City, Nevada