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

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

Memory Verse Monday

Our memory verse this week comes from a new Five in a Row (FIAR) manual, More Before Five in a Row by Carrie Lambert Bozeman. I really enjoy how she includes a devotional just for us parents that goes with each selected picture book. Such a genius idea! Our FIAR book this week is Thanks … Continue reading Memory Verse Monday

Lest We Forget – Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day! Check out this post, Lest We Forget by Norm 2.0 (where I found the image below) https://miscellaneousmusingsofamiddleagedmind.wordpress.com/2016/11/11/lest-we-forget/ And here is a poppy craft I found at Clever Patch. During this month of Thanksgiving. Let's remember to be thankful for those who gave their lives to protect us, our veterans, and those currently … Continue reading Lest We Forget – Veterans Day

Apple 🍎 Hill – Boa Vista Orchards – Placerville, California

My sister came to visit this past weekend and we decided to take a day trip to Apple Hill today. My favorite stop was Boa Vista Orchards. If you are ever in the area I highly recommend stopping by to try the apple cider sugar donuts! I hope you enjoy the photos of our excursion. … Continue reading Apple 🍎 Hill – Boa Vista Orchards – Placerville, California

Carving Pumpkins πŸŽƒ

I decided to take on pumpkin carving with the kiddos this year. As you know, it's a big messy project. Big messy projects = lots of fun for kiddos! We have painted our pumpkins in the past, because it's easier and the pumpkins last longer. The kiddos were super excited about carving them this year … Continue reading Carving Pumpkins πŸŽƒ

Monday Mention: Returning to Paradise

My good friend and fellow Camp Fire Survivor, L.R. Just launched her blog today! Returning to Paradise I highly recommend checking it out! She is a Christian homeschooling mama with millions of fabulous ideas. She and her husband are planning on rebuilding their home in Paradise.

Bishop’s Pumpkin πŸŽƒ Farm – Wheatland, California

If you're following us, you can see that this is our 2nd trip to a pumpkin patch this year.Β  What can I say?Β  Although we are not fans of celebrating Halloween, we are huge pumpkin fans and big fans of all farms in general.Β  If you missed our recent post, you can check out our … Continue reading Bishop’s Pumpkin πŸŽƒ Farm – Wheatland, California

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 πŸŽƒ – 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 πŸŽƒ – Chico, California