A January Recap

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Have you ever been just sucked into such a whirlwind that you felt you were doing good just to make sure your teeth were brushed and all the urgent things of life tended to? Like you were on a wild ride that kept you twirling? Sort of like this guy: Yep. Well, that’s what life […]

Some Homeschool Mom Perspective {and a LOT OF FUN}

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There’s nothing like being around SEVEN THOUSAND other homeschoolish people to lift your spirits and make you feel like what you are doing will impact eternity. So it will be later this week when the masses of like-minded descend upon The Woodlands, Texas to encourage, recharge, learn, grow, and fellowship together at the Texas Home […]

Galveston Christmas and Cold Season Adventures

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We set out for Galveston in mid-December after getting over a nasty cold – without Daddy, who had to work overtime. Moody Gardens had invited me to attend their Festival of Lights and come take a few fun guided educational tours and participate in all the Christmas attractions they had to offer. It was going […]

Field Trip Fun : Moody Gardens and Stewart Beach

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Each year before the Texas Homeschool Coalition’s conference in the Woodlands, TX (near Houston), they schedule a fun excursion field trip for families. This year the field trip was quite a ways away in Galveston, Texas at Moody Gardens®. Moody Gardens is a unique place with all sorts of educational promise: * over 5,500 animals […]

10 Great Reasons to Take a Blogging Break

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I have a notepad full of little partial posts on my iPhone, a mental calendar of things I’ve been wanting to write about, post-it sticky notes with ideas… and I even write posts as I go about my day (in my head, and then promptly forget them when I go to sleep). In the past […]

Tex-Mex-Czech and the American Way

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Family reunions bring a lot of people who look vaguely like each other together for a few hours… to eat, to play games, to drink coffee, lemonade and sweet “reunion” tea, to look at photos, to pose for pictures, and in our case this year – to feed a 20 day old bunny exotic game […]

Fangirl in a Corvette

In a moment of sheer awkwardness, I bring you, The Chevy Corvette. And in another moment, I’m off to start the taking peekshurs here at Blissdom today. If you run in to me, be sure to notice the cowgirl boots and ask for a business card. I’ll love you forever. I can’t wait to meet […]