Turkeys & Cardinals – Birds of the Month

Happy last day of 2022 friends! You may remember that we’re drawing a bird each month this year in our homeschool. We were inspired by our John James Audubon Unit Study and we wanted to share our birds from November 2022 & December 2022. November: we stuck with a traditional handprint turkey but used real … Continue reading Turkeys & Cardinals – Birds of the Month

John James Audubon Unit Study + Storks + Owls

One of my goals for our homeschool this year, is to draw a different bird each month with the kiddos. To accompany my goal, I wanted us to learn about John James Audubon. Here are the books that I found at thrift stores for our mini unit study. I also purchased, Birds of Idaho Field … Continue reading John James Audubon Unit Study + Storks + Owls

Centennial Boots πŸ‘’- Elko, Nevada

Imagine our surprise when E found another Big Boot in Elko, NV at Albertsons grocery store! A quick Google search revealed that there are 30 Centennial Boots in Elko. What fun! We're off on another scavenger hunt. I didn't find a hard copy map like we used in Big Boots πŸ‘’ - Cheyenne, Wyoming. I … Continue reading Centennial Boots πŸ‘’- Elko, Nevada

Big Boots πŸ‘’ – 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 πŸ‘’ – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Vernal/Dinosaurland KOA – Vernal, Utah

We drove Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway from Moab, Ut (southern point) through Helper, UT (western point), to Vernal, UT (northern point). (Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway map image from Wikipedia) This area of Utah and Colorado is famous for dinosaur discoveries! Of course, we visited Dinosaur πŸ¦• National Monument twice this week. We stayed at our … Continue reading Vernal/Dinosaurland KOA – Vernal, Utah

Dinosaur πŸ¦• National Monument – Jensen, Utah

We have two apprehensive paleontologists and one enthusiast dinosaur-lover in our posse of kiddos. Some of us were a little nervous about our trip to Dinosaur National Monument. This Stegosaurus statue is one of nine life-size dinosaur statues created by Louis Paul Jonas for the Sinclair Dinoland exhibit at the 1964-65 World Fair in New … Continue reading Dinosaur πŸ¦• National Monument – Jensen, Utah

New Frontier RV Park – Winnemucca, Nevada

E took the gorgeous sunset photo. Aren't those clouds just amazing! Winnemucca, NV is a stopping spot on the way to someplace else. Most RVers only stay here overnight. We are staying here for a week because E works Monday through Friday. We had different neighbors, on both sides of us, every night we stayed … Continue reading New Frontier RV Park – Winnemucca, Nevada

The 10 Best RV Toys for Kids

Our family of 5 has been living full-time, in our 35-ft Winnebago for about 6 months. Our kiddos are ages 5, 6 and 9. In no particular order, here are 10 of our favorite toys. 1. Legos/Lego Technic/Lego Friends - each kiddo has a small clear storage bin from Costco for their Lego collection. They … Continue reading The 10 Best RV Toys for Kids