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Nellie’s Christmas

I’m not sure about other homeschooling families, but in our house, once Halloween has passed and the weather turns colder, our minds turn to Christmas and the holiday season.Here in Canada, our Thanksgiving celebration is more of a harvest festival and happens in mid-October but the influence of our neighbors to the south is definitely… Continue reading Nellie’s Christmas

Family Travel, Homeschool

Rocky Mountains and Cattle Ranches

Throwback Thursday - I wrote this post last April on almost the exact same day but this year there is still a pile of snow on the ground and few signs of spring but we did our studies outdoors today nonetheless. When days become longer and temperatures rise it’s tough to keep kids inside and… Continue reading Rocky Mountains and Cattle Ranches

Family Travel

Lego Robotics and an Airforce Boneyard – A Visit to Pima Air & Space Museum

I was looking for a Throwback Thursday post and came across this one from our visit to Pima Air and Space Museum from a couple of years ago. This was a terrific spot for a family visit. In fact, I think I'll add it to our list for a return visit!There is not much our grandson loves more… Continue reading Lego Robotics and an Airforce Boneyard – A Visit to Pima Air & Space Museum

Family Travel

A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve

Pinwheel near the Desert Living Centre at the Springs PreserveWe travel to Las Vegas quite often, not for the casinos, but for the warm weather in the winter and the various attractions and activities year round. There are a number of things to do for families including the Springs Preserve. We decided to visit there… Continue reading A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve