Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Deschutes National Forest, Oregon

As part of B's 5th birthday celebration, we visited Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Deschutes National Forest, Oregon. *Fun fact: Deschutes means "falls" in French. Like Fancy Nancy says, everything is fancier in French! B says, "I'm the guard of my birthday and we're not doing school or taking showers and daddy's not working on … Continue reading Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Deschutes National Forest, Oregon

Bend-Sunriver RV Campground, Oregon

Today we are leaving Bend-Sunriver RV Campground and headed East. Lake Siskiyou is a tough act to follow. There are no sewer hookups here. That's bad. We shortened our stay from 3 weeks to one because it's just too inconvenient for us. Kudos to everyone who boondocks! We packed in some fun activities and hikes … Continue reading Bend-Sunriver RV Campground, Oregon

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

The City of Mount Shasta, California – Spring Visit

A few days ago, while we were "glamping" at Lake Siskiyou we went out to breakfast at "Yaks Koffee & Eatery", in The City of Mount Shasta, California. It was good food. Really, really good! Inside, none of the furniture matched but somehow it all "worked" together to create an instantly welcoming atmosphere. All of … Continue reading The City of Mount Shasta, California – Spring Visit

Joshua Tree National Park

We visited Joshua Tree National Park 3 times in February & March while we were staying at Sam's Family Spa in Desert Hot Springs, CA. Do you know how Joshua trees got their name? I didn't. My google-research indicated that the name came from a group of Mormons who thought that the unique trees looked … Continue reading Joshua Tree National Park