Five in a Row Christmas Ornament – Who Owns the Sun? ☀️

When we lived in North Carolina a few years ago, we were part of an amazing homeschool group, North Carolina Five in a Row (NC FIAR).  Every year the group leader, L.N. organizes a FIAR ornament swap.  She is so sweet to let me participate in the swap even though we don't live in NC … Continue reading Five in a Row Christmas Ornament – Who Owns the Sun? ☀️

Wordless Wednesday

Brock’s Ice Cream – Yuba City, California

As an "after-successful-dentist-appointment" treat we got ice cream at Brock's. Never mind that it is 45°F and raining. Never mind that ice cream is in direct opposition to good health and good dental hygiene. The ice cream here is made from scratch, on-site, and it's super delicious! They have great flavor choices with lots of … Continue reading Brock’s Ice Cream – Yuba City, California

🦃 Thanksgiving Book 📚 List

I'm wishing y'all a happy Thanksgiving a few days early because we're hosting the big dinner at our rental house this year. I'm grateful to have the space to cook and to host this year! By next year I would really like to read a different book each day leading up to Thanksgiving. I'm working … Continue reading 🦃 Thanksgiving Book 📚 List

Hillside Poms – Corning, California

If you've been following us for a while, you might have noticed that we like to visit farms! While I like to plan a wide variety of field trips covering a broad range of topics, we really like to visit farms a lot! Our most recent trip was to Hillside Poms in Corning, California. During … Continue reading Hillside Poms – Corning, California

Memory Verse Monday

Here is the Bible verse we are working on memorizing this week. We are sticking with verses about thanksgiving and gratitude this month. Psalm 100:4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name. (NIV) We use, A Reason For Handwriting Border Sheets, to practice our … Continue reading Memory Verse Monday

The Boulder Field 🧗‍♀️ – Sacramento, California

Per the recommendation of L.R. from Returning to Paradise, we took the kiddos to Boulder Field for a morning of bouldering this past Sunday.  Bouldering is a type of rock climbing that is low to the ground and uses crash pads on the ground instead of harnesses or ropes. The gym staff was super friendly and … Continue reading The Boulder Field 🧗‍♀️ – Sacramento, California

Family Bike 🚲 Ride

This past Sabbath we loaded up the bikes for our first official family bike ride. By "official", I mean that everyone rode their own bike independently. E has been waiting for this moment for quite a while... RV living provided amble opportunities for K and B to learn to ride bikes without training wheels. Many … Continue reading Family Bike 🚲 Ride