"Life is like an ice cream, enjoy it before it melts." Consider yourself warned: this is a longer than usual "life lately" post since it's been months since the last one. Sorry-not-sorry. ;) family life Our annual season of visitors begins soon and I'm looking forward to seeing everyone. Next week two of our … [Read more...] about Life lately: ice cream season
“He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.” – J.A. Shedd Photo above is from Thanksgiving Day, 2011. This time of year gets me sentimental. Growing up, we always had wonderful extended family get-togethers, and even as a teen I realized the … [Read more...] about Life lately: Thanksgiving catch-up
While my mom was in town last month, we decided her visit was a great excuse to do a guided tour of our little town. We'd been eyeing this for a while as a fun way to learn more about where we live. Of course, as homeschoolers, it's a great educational opportunity as well! We made a reservation (recommended … [Read more...] about Tourists in our own town: field trip fun
Some see a big ol’ tree stump; we saw an invitation to do side by side tree pose! happenings Now that the weather has warmed up, we've been trying to get in at least one park day each week to enjoy the beautiful weather. My favorite park has a great playground and is right by the water, but I'm sad they took down the … [Read more...] about Life lately: hello, Spring!