Blogging Through the Alphabet, Family Travel

I is for Ice Cream {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

As I contemplated my destination of choice for the Letter I in this round of Blogging Through the Alphabet, our middle daughter suggested instead of choosing only one spot I choose several - and so the idea of our Top 10 Ice Cream Shops to visit on our road trips was born. We have enjoyed… Continue reading I is for Ice Cream {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning, STEM

CrossWired Science {My Review}

Whenever I have an opportunity to try out a new science curriculum or even just science activities I jump on them. It was no different when I heard about the new program, CrossWired Science. To begin with, we had access to Sound, and Fluid Dynamics that included several videos, worksheets, quizzes and more about these topics.… Continue reading CrossWired Science {My Review}

Homeschool Reviews

Getting Creative with StopMotion Explosion {My Review}

If you are looking for something to get a 12-year-old boy excited about getting creative you need look no further than the Stop Motion Animation Kit from Stopmotion Explosion. Combining creativity with imagination and teaching patience (trust me it takes a lot of individual pictures to make a video of any length!) this kit was something… Continue reading Getting Creative with StopMotion Explosion {My Review}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Family Travel

H is for Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs Arkansas {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Hot Springs National Park is a spot that my mom had on her bucket list for a long time. She was curious to visit the spot where gangsters like Al Capone and Lucky Luciano once roamed. I think it was a bit like her fascination with old Las Vegas (and, of course, the tunnels beneath… Continue reading H is for Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs Arkansas {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Homeschool Reviews

Transcripts Made Easy – Music to my Ears! {My Review}

While we aren't at the point of creating high school transcripts just yet, I was happy to receive a copy of Janice Campbell's book, Transcripts Made Easy: The Homeschooler's Guide to High-School Paperwork from Everyday Education to review. I've been reading through the digital version of this book over the past few weeks and have learned quite… Continue reading Transcripts Made Easy – Music to my Ears! {My Review}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Family Travel

G is for the Grand Canyon {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Trying to decide what to write about each week as I blog my way through the alphabet has brought up a lot of terrific memories of family vacations and road trips from the past several years. With the letter G this week I had a bit of a tough time deciding on which location I… Continue reading G is for the Grand Canyon {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Homeschool Reviews

Fix it! Grammar from the Institute for Excellence in Writing {My Review}

    I have always been quite the stickler for grammar so when we had the opportunity to review the Fix It! Grammar program from the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) I was pretty happy with the idea. IEW generously provided us with both the Teacher's Manual Book 1 The Nose Tree as well as one printed… Continue reading Fix it! Grammar from the Institute for Excellence in Writing {My Review}