10 Children’s Books Worth Checking Out (and a give-away)

Salamander Dance

It has been a while since I cleaned off my children’s book review shelf and I have a slew of good books to bring to your attention this time. Many of these were given to me by the publisher or author to look at because they felt we were a good fit as a homeschool, […]

Galveston Christmas and Cold Season Adventures


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 […]

Win a Free Frog Dissection App for Your Ipad

I purchased a frog dissection app for my TEENAGERS and the 4 year old ended up becoming enthralled by it. Seriously! He likes to talk about what each organ does now that he has become our youngest “medical” student. He told his grandma we let him “cut up the froggie”. I’m not sure how that […]

Downtown Aquarium Field Trip – Houston


We went to the Houston Downtown Aquarium last year as one of the add-on field trips during THSC’s Woodlands Homeschool Convention. I love a good field trip; especially if they make it educational. This one was fantastic, because there was something for everyone – the adults, the teens, and the toddlers. My three year old […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Harvest Partying


It is that time of year again… time for the long shadows of fall, the golden evenings, the brisk sweater weather, and pumpkins everywhere. I thought it would be fitting to skip down memory lane this morning before we head out to the harvest field trip we are about to go on… and share with […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Natural State Expo


The photos in this post were borrowed from the Arkansas Natural State Expo Website. I was down town in Little Rock on the day of the fair and we happened to see the sidewalk signs. I couldn’t pass up a field trip, so we sauntered in to check it out. We attended the FIRST annual […]

Gone Fishin’, Be Back Later…


Here are a few highlights of our field trip day. We sunk our lures and caught some fish. What a beautiful day it was here in Arkansas for a fishing trip with friends. It was nice to have the private creek all to ourselves and picnic in the warm spring sun. Cold Kool-Aid and Doritos, […]