#12DaysBlogmas, #Blogmas, Christmas, family travel, Homeschool

Christmas Carols Around the World

We’ve been studying how folks celebrate Christmas in different parts of the world this month with the Techie Homeschool Mom’s online unit studies and are having a lot of fun with it. The online unit studies are very handy while we’re traveling since there is very little in the way of extra supplies that you have to pack along. The book club…

Read More

Disney on a Budget, family travel, road trips

Ten Ways to Stretch Your Family’s Vacation Dollars (Disney or otherwise)

EJ with Oswald at DCA (Love having photopass on my AP) When I arrived to pick up our eldest daughter after work the other day she was busily chatting with a group of her coworkers, hands waving, she was obviously describing something or giving directions. As it turns out, she was doing a little of each. Her coworkers were both…

Read More

Alberta, Calgary, Christian, Christian music, country music, family travel, music festival

No Greater Love – Canada’s Largest Christian Music Festival

I think by now most people in the Calgary area have heard the news that country music legend Reba McEntire will be headlining the No Greater Love Musicfest this year. This is exciting news for Christian and country music fans alike. This year’s family friendly festival will run from August 12 – 14 at Stoney Nakoda Nation, 40 minutes west…

Read More

children, Disneyland, family travel, guide, review

2017 Guide to Visiting the Disneyland Resort with Young Kids (and still having a great time!) – Review

*This post contains affiliate links but the views and opinions are my own. The first thing you’ll notice about the 2017 Guide to Visiting the Disneyland Resort with Young Kids is how well it’s laid out. Perfect for the first time Disneyland visitor but also handy as a reference and checklist for those of us who may be visiting with…

Read More

bargain travel, Calgary Stampede, family travel

You’re from Calgary? Your Stampede is Starting Soon Right?

On our recent visit to the Los Angeles area, our family was often asked where we were from. Hearing our answer of Calgary, many responded with a question about our world famous Calgary Stampede. Some were curious, some had been, and some are planning to visit us this year in conjunction with Canada’s 150th birthday! After answering a number of…

Read More

family travel, Homeschool

A Favorite on my Kindle for Homeschool Helps – The Big Book of Homeschool II

As a relative newcomer to homeschooling (we’ve only done it for about a year,) I appreciate having advice from other homeschooling parents at my fingertips. The Big Book of Homeschool Volume II fits the bill nicely. Because we travel a lot, I opted for the Kindle version and was not disappointed. This new volume is well laid out and easy…

Read More