Warm getaway and iPhoto tricks

My husband’s company gave him the day off work on Monday for Martin Luther King Day. It was kind of weird because this was also the first day back to co-op for our three older kids. Although their teachers had been giving us assignments for the past two weeks,...

The corn maze

Today was an unseasonably hot fall day. The rest of the world was out of school for Columbus Day, so we decided to work hard all morning so we could go to the corn maze this afternoon. We had not been to this place before even though it’s not that far from our...

Highlights of our trip

Ahhh… Home sweet home. It was hard to say good-bye to the summer temps, the beach and the pool, but it’s always great to be back home. Before we left… back when I could just sit around by the pool updating my blog… I put together these...

Our days in Florida

I wasn’t sure if this idea of doing homeschool away from home would be one of my many Great Ideas that are better in my head than in real life. We still have a lot of school work to complete before we can end our school year, hopefully, at the end of May. So, we...

Dodging storms and perfect timing

I’m finally getting a chance to continue with my story of how we ended up doing homeschool away from home. Click here if you want to get caught up. We picked out the only stretch of time we could get away without interfering with too many other activities. We...

Island life

The day after our seashell collecting adventure, we went back out to the island for more exploring. This time, we drove out to the opposite end of the island, Captiva. I love imagining what it would be like to live on an island… where coconut trees grow in the...