Blogging Through the Alphabet, Family Travel

E is for Edmonton {Blogging through the Alphabet}

Continuing with my theme of places to visit for this round of Blogging Through the Alphabet I decided to feature our provincial capital - Edmonton - for the letter E. Edmonton and Calgary have always been rivals and from the time I was young I remember hearing about the Battle of Alberta - most recently… Continue reading E is for Edmonton {Blogging through the Alphabet}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Disney, Family Travel

D is for Disneyland {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

For this week's Blogging Through the Alphabet it seemed to my girls that Disneyland was a natural choice. I admit it, we are a Disney family and have been since I was a little girl. I can remember visiting the construction site for Walt Disney World before that park opened, we were so excited that… Continue reading D is for Disneyland {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Family Travel

C is for Casa Bonita {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Continuing on with our travel through the alphabet, I decided to feature a quirky but historic Mexican restaurant that we like to visit whenever we're in the Denver, Colorado area, Casa Bonita. This restaurant and entertainment center has operated in the same location for over 40 years and is well known in the area for… Continue reading C is for Casa Bonita {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Family Travel

B is for Banff National Park {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Winter travels can be a real challenge so families like ours need to be flexible when making plans for getaways. This week was a perfect example. Daughter #1 had a week of vacation time so we decided to drive down to Boise, Idaho so she could visit the home office of Scentsy (she and her… Continue reading B is for Banff National Park {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Family Travel, Homeschool

The Seas: How Nemo and Friends Helped us Learn About Sharks

As I homeschool and travel with our grandson, E.J., I like to take advantage of the various learning resources available at museums, science centers, and other spots we visit. By checking out their websites ahead of time, I can put together notebooking pages or ideas on activities that will tie in with the topic(s) at… Continue reading The Seas: How Nemo and Friends Helped us Learn About Sharks

Family Travel, Wordless Wednesday

Our Visit to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village {Wordless Wednesday}

We recently had a wonderful visit to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Museum just east of Edmonton, Alberta. I'm working on a post for Homeschooling with Heart about our visit but thought I would share some of our pictures here today on Wordless Wednesday. Enjoy! For more Wordless Wednesday fun please visit Wendy at Life at… Continue reading Our Visit to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village {Wordless Wednesday}

5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Family Travel, Homeschool

Keeping it all Together on the Road ~ 5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement – Friday Favorites

Here we are on Day 5 of our blog hop. Today I'm sharing my favorite tips for homeschooling on the road for Friday Favorites. Enjoy! Click...hmmm, normally this isn't a bad sound except when it comes from your closing car door just as you realize your keys are not in your hand where they should… Continue reading Keeping it all Together on the Road ~ 5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement – Friday Favorites