Weekend Moments

Can we do the weekend over again please? Not just because it was the weekend, but because it was the best we’ve had in a loooong time. The weather was perfect and we had so much fun! Friday… Late lunch/early dinner at Steak n Shake. He wanted a picture wearing the two hats. In their […]

Aullwood Nature Center & Farm

We visited the Aullwood Nature Center/Farm not too long ago, and we loved it! I’m thinking we’ll get a membership since it’s inexpensive, we’ll get reciprocity at another nature center a city over, and both places offer classes. The kids have been asking about attending a homeschool co-op this, but agreed to wait until next year as long […]

Magical Childhood

Anyone who knows me fairly well knows that I am fiercely protective of my children’s childhood. A couple of years ago I was doing a radio interview with a friend and the host asked me what was most important to me in homeschooling my children. My answer was making sure they enjoy their childhood and […]

Grateful For New Beginnings

I think it’s safe to say that spring has finally arrived in Virginia. We’ve had a long winter….and by winter I mean more than snow. We haven’t had anywhere near as much as people in the northern states. I’m talking about the cold, gloomy weather we’ve endured since October. Seems like we only have maybe […]

It’s Not About The Unwanted Pancakes

Saturday evening I drove to three different stores to put together the kids Easter gifts. I was beyond excited to find a pancake mix for Samuel that was dairy and egg free….I know I can make my own but I didn’t want to bother with an egg substitute and trying to get the consistency right. […]

Feeling Rejuvenated

Spring is right around the corner…can you feel it? I’m soooooo ready. More sunshine and warmth, more driving with the windows down, more feeling the breeze blow through the house because it’s beautiful outside, the heat is off and the windows are wide open. Gimme more of that RIGHT. NOW. Super excited about the weather […]