Nashville, Tennessee – Unit Study

We’ve got big news here at our homeschool, my husband and I decided that the kiddos and I are going to tag along on my husband’s work trip to Nashville this year! We are so excited! When an opportunity this this pops up, it dramatically changes our homeschool plans. We are totally dropping everything else … Continue reading Nashville, Tennessee – Unit Study

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

Extreme Book Nerd for Kids 2022 – #2

Our middle daughter (age 10) recently completed the library's 2022 Extreme Book Nerd Challenge for Kids by reading 25 books (at least 100 pages long) in specific categories. She earned a paperless writing tablet just like her big brother. The challenge lists 26 categories, and she got to choose which category to skip. Here are … Continue reading Extreme Book Nerd for Kids 2022 – #2

Extreme Book Nerd for Kids – 2022

Our oldest son (age 12) just completed the 2022 Extreme Book Nerd Challenge for Kids by reading 25 books (at least 100 pages long) in specific categories. He earned a paperless writing tablet. The challenge lists 26 categories, and he got to choose which category to skip. Here are the categories and the books he … Continue reading Extreme Book Nerd for Kids – 2022

Extreme Book Nerd

Our oldest son (age 11), just earned a new hoodie sweatshirt by completing a library-sponsored “Extreme Book Nerd” challenge. He read 25 books (each at least 100 pages) in specific categories. I'm one proud book-loving mama! We’re very conservative when it comes to selecting reading material and usually avoid things like graphic violence, ghosts, witches, … Continue reading Extreme Book Nerd

Gloria Dump Punch – Because of Winn-Dixie

We recently finished listening to the audiobook “Because of Winn-Dixie” by Kate DiCamillo on Audible. *We enjoyed it thoroughly! We listened to the audiobook while we were living in our travel trailer, and once we found a house we decided to replicate the party we heard about in the story to celebrate. To have the … Continue reading Gloria Dump Punch – Because of Winn-Dixie

RV Homeschool 🤦🏻‍♀️ Here We Go Again!

I published this last week, but I failed to set the date properly. I’m just re-posting it today so it’s in a better sequential order on the blog. Well friends we have a big announcement. We sold our beautiful home in Northern California and we are moving to Idaho! We did things a little bit … Continue reading RV Homeschool 🤦🏻‍♀️ Here We Go Again!

Christmas in July – Book Advent

Happy Christmas in July friends! I know it's technically August 3rd, I'm running a little behind, but I really wanted to share this idea with you. It's a really good idea! Last year, my good friend RR over at Rookie Roadsters, told me that she had made her kids a Christmas picture book advent. She … Continue reading Christmas in July – Book Advent

DIY Custom Picnic Basket 🧺 with Service for Five

My post today was inspired by a post by fellow blogger, Sheree. Her post about The French Love of Picnics made me want to have a picnic every day of the week. In her post, she shares a wonderful formula for the perfect French picnic. You simply must visit her blog and check it out! … Continue reading DIY Custom Picnic Basket 🧺 with Service for Five