Disney, Family Travel, Wordless Wednesday

Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As frequent visitors to Disney Parks, we appreciate the "bonus" programs they run at various locations. T he Wilderness Explorer program at Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of our favorites. Not only is this a fun activity for the whole family, it's free so your budget will love it. Kids (and adults, there is no… Continue reading Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Family Travel

A Surprising Gem in Helena Montana

Another unfinished post that I came across when moving my blog. The trip is from a few years ago but the carousel still remains. Who would have thought that a trip to Helena Montana to do a little cross-border shopping could have turned into a fun-filled Family Day weekend getaway? Upon deciding that we didn’t… Continue reading A Surprising Gem in Helena Montana

Family Travel, Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Why We Homeschool – Our Top 10 Reasons

We are often asked why we decided to homeschool, or rather, why our daughter decided to allow me to homeschool our grandson. Our immediate answer is always the same, I was retiring from a long-term position and my husband and I were planning a several weeks long road trip so we thought it would be… Continue reading Why We Homeschool – Our Top 10 Reasons

Family Travel, Homeschool

Throwback Thursday to A New Year and A New Beginning

I've been going through some old posts in preparation for moving my blog to WordPress and came across this one (below the photo) from two years ago as we were just beginning our homeschool adventures. Some things have changed; the first being how much we pack along with us, online curriculum has become more of… Continue reading Throwback Thursday to A New Year and A New Beginning

Family Travel, Homeschool

Vacation Pics from our Budding Photographer

Our grandson has always shown an interest in taking pictures. I can remember buying him his first little VTech camera (it was orange) when he was only a toddler. Since then, many different pocket cameras have come and gone. Some ate batteries so fast it was less expensive to purchase something new; others that decided… Continue reading Vacation Pics from our Budding Photographer

Family Travel, Homeschool

A Pre-Christmas Family Visit to Las Vegas – Part One

I can't tell you how many times I've had friends comment to me that they had never thought of Las Vegas as a family-friendly vacation spot. One, in particular, was amazed to see our vacation photos from Death Valley National Park and Red Rock Canyon. She is an avid hiker and had never thought of… Continue reading A Pre-Christmas Family Visit to Las Vegas – Part One