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}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Disney, Family Travel

F is for Flower and Garden {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

There are a couple of things on our bucket list that hubby and I were both excited to do together. The first was to spend at least a month at Walt Disney World, the second was to visit the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot. We managed these both at the same time a couple… Continue reading F is for Flower and Garden {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Family Travel, Wordless Wednesday

Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Highway {Wordless Wednesday}

A favorite drive for our family is to the state of Utah and some of its breathtaking National Parks. One of the highlight attractions is the Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel that was built between 1927 and 1930. It's the longest vehicular tunnel in the U.S. National Park System and is an amazing drive. A couple… Continue reading Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Highway {Wordless Wednesday}