At the Strawberry Patch

It’s that time of year again!  Strawberry season is here!  I mentioned in my weekly wrap up that we went to a local farm to load up on juicy strawberry goodness! It’s been unseasonably warm here for the last month or so, and the berries ripened earlier than usual.  I’m glad that we went when […]

Homeschool Week in Review–The Two That Lost a Student

I feel myself going into a autopilot slow motion lately when it comes to schooling.  I’m not sure if the gorgeous weather (except today…today was a scorcher!) is calling my name or if I just sense school work slowing down all around me, but I’ve been finding that I’m much more open to putting the […]

5..4…3…2…1…Blastoff!

Does your child love to learn about space and astronauts?  If so, check then you should definitely check out the Astronaut Preschool Pack from Homeschool Creations. Jolanthe has many many preschool printables over at her site and you can find something to fit almost any interest your young child may have!  A few weeks back […]

The Natural Bridge of Virginia

I mentioned in my post yesterday, that we took a rather leisurely approach to making the trek from our house to my mother’s.We meandered up the Blue Ridge Parkway, stopping at overlooks, taking pictures, discussing what we saw, and just making the trip soothing rather than stressful.  Once we crossed the Virginia state line, we […]

A Trip to the Farm

I love fall days! The weather is great, the foliage is gorgeous, and it is just an all around great time to get OUTSIDE and do something with the family!  This past weekend, Hubs did not have to work(shocker!) so we decided that it would a great time to head over to a local farm […]

Splish Splash

Summer is winding down and we have just begun to realize that fall is nearly upon us! Since we are homeschoolers, we are NOT back to school right now. In fact, we just ended our school year yesterday. This means that we are not tied down to any sort of schedule and we can take […]

The Complete Zoo Adventure

Oh my! This book is WONDERFUL!!!! I am in love! As a parent, I like to make everyday activities educational, but in a fun way. I desperately want to convey to my children that learning is not about drudgery, but about seeking knowledge for the enjoyment of it! This book helps you do just that! […]

Homeschool Week in Review–Week 22

It’s Christmas time! Oh no, wait…not really! This week we focused on the birth of Jesus We had fun listening to Christmas hymns and songs even though it is June! Our letter of the week was “Q” and our color was yellow (for the bright star that shone over the stable). We had a ton […]