Blogging Through the Alphabet

S is for Shortbread {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

We've been traveling again this week and I am super late with my Blogging Through the Alphabet post! My #3 daughter helped me out by baking some shortbread cookies and sending me the picture. I can just taste them now, buttery, melting on my tongue and flavored with almond extract. She loves this recipe from… Continue reading S is for Shortbread {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Field Trips, Wordless Wednesday

Crafting in the Science Garage {Wordless Wednesday}

Keeping in my theme of Wordless Wednesday field trip photos, here are a few pics from our recent visit to the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, Alberta. We love their make-and-take activities in the Science Garage, sure to keep kids busy and happy on a chilly Friday afternoon. This week they did string art… Continue reading Crafting in the Science Garage {Wordless Wednesday}

Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

The Captain Sun Adventures {My Review}

What 11-year-old boy doesn't like reading comic books about super-heroes? Not many that I know so we were happy to have the chance to review Book 1, Rescue Me! What Superheroes Can Teach Us About the Power of Faith from The Captain Sun Adventures. Opening our Captain Sun adventure I saw right away that there was an introduction from… Continue reading The Captain Sun Adventures {My Review}

Field Trips, Homeschool

Learning is More Fun When Papa Gets Involved in Our Homeschool

Those of you who read this blog regularly know that I homeschool our grandson and that we travel quite a bit. During our travels (and while at home) we always make sure to have the whole family involved in EJ's education. As the saying goes, "It takes a village to raise a child." and our… Continue reading Learning is More Fun When Papa Gets Involved in Our Homeschool

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

R is for Rocky Roads Travel Mix {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

There is nothing like cruising down the road with the windows rolled down and a warm breeze blowing through your hair. Your favorite tunes playing on the radio and the sunshine warming your arm as it lays along your driver's door...wait...what warm breezes? Fall is totally creeping into the air and the tunes coming from… Continue reading R is for Rocky Roads Travel Mix {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Field Trips, Wordless Wednesday

Our Visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights {Wordless Wednesday}

On our recent road trip to Winnipeg Manitoba, we managed a quick visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. This is an amazing facility and I could spend hours there. So much to see and so much to learn. I was quite taken by the display about the Acadians being removed from Nova Scotia… Continue reading Our Visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights {Wordless Wednesday}

Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

Learning Latin with Roman Roads Media {My Review}

Up until now my only experience with Latin has been from singing in our church choir but this summer we've had the opportunity to check out the online subscription to Picta Dicta Natural World from Roman Roads Media. (Thankfully they have generously provided us with a 14-month subscription since the only word I knew in the first set… Continue reading Learning Latin with Roman Roads Media {My Review}

Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

Q is for Quick and Easy Quesadilla {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

If there is one thing our grandson loves it's a yummy quesadilla so I had no doubt this would be my recipe for the letter Q. We all love Mexican food so when EJ moved up from eating baby food and was looking for something on the menu at our favorite restaurant, a cheese quesadilla… Continue reading Q is for Quick and Easy Quesadilla {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

GrammarPlanet {My Review}

We've recently had the opportunity to review the online learning program, GrammarPlanet. This language arts program is the product of the partnership of Erin Karl (her mother developed the Analytical Grammar program and Erin followed in her footsteps and became a teacher) and Jerry Bailey (he's the technology guy and an expert in his field… Continue reading GrammarPlanet {My Review}

Wordless Wednesday

A Visit to the Manitoba Museum {Wordless Wednesday}

We are spending the Labour Day week in Winnipeg, Manitoba and had the opportunity to visit the main galleries of the Manitoba Museum. It's quite an amazing place! I think our favorite exhibit was The Nonsuch Gallery where you can step aboard this replica of the small ketch that actually sailed in salt and fresh… Continue reading A Visit to the Manitoba Museum {Wordless Wednesday}