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

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

Ely KOA Journey & Northern Nevada Railway Museum – Ely, Nevada

This was our first stay at a KOA (Kampgrounds of America). We drove part of historic Highway 50, "The Loneliest Road in America", from Reno, Nevada to Ely (pronounced E-Lee), Nevada. Part of this road is also part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. *Remind me that I want to get a map of … Continue reading Ely KOA Journey & Northern Nevada Railway Museum – Ely, Nevada

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

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

National Donut Day 🍩

Happy National Donut Day! The following except is from, Wikipedia: National Donut Day — celebrated in the United States, is on the first Friday of June of each year, succeeding the Doughnut event created by The Salvation Armyin Chicago in 1938 to honor those of their members who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. They fried the donuts … Continue reading National Donut Day 🍩

Summer Reading Program at the Library

Happy summer break everyone! If you don't get a "break", happy summer just the same! Some of you may already know that I'm kinda obsessed with children's literature. Books are a huge part of our homeschool. Right now, I have 2 Costco bins of books in bay 2A, an amazon box of books on the … Continue reading Summer Reading Program at the Library

Idaho Tall Tale

Rain, lightning, thunder! The storm came out of nowhere. One minute the kiddos were happily drawing with sidewalk chalk in the warm, yellow sunshine. The next minute, the wind was blowing fiercely and black clouds were looming in the northwestern sky. I managed to get the kiddos, all their toys, and the awning in before … Continue reading Idaho Tall Tale

Roadschooling: Homeschool on the Road in Our RV

Today, I'm excited to tell you about some of the curricula we are using for our homeschool turned RV-school. I'm not being paid or compensated for these recommendations. I just want to share what seems to be working well for us, in case you want to check it out. *If you aren't homeschooling I hope … Continue reading Roadschooling: Homeschool on the Road in Our RV

San Diego Sunburns

April 8 & 9, 2019 I guess I've been a super star at getting sunscreen on the kiddos up until yesterday. We have been quite literally wandering around the desert for the past 4 months trying to figure out our next move. (I think we needed a lesson on waiting and patience and faith.) Don't … Continue reading San Diego Sunburns