Road Trips: Tips and Tricks

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Our family loves road trips. My husband loves travelling and going out of town. He also loves long drives. As a pastor he is not able to do that as often as he would like,… Read More »

Back to School Bucket List

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Back to school is here already. It doesn’t matter where your kids go to school – home, public, private, etc. – it’s almost time to go back. That means routines and life is switching gears.… Read More »

Beat the Heat with Water Olympics

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We live in Georgia, and it is hot, hot, hot during the summer months. So hot at times that it is unbearable! Where we live we can not have a pool, so we have to… Read More »

Relax… It’s Summer

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I don’t know about you but life has just become way too busy. I have actually found it hard to sit down and relax without thinking of about a million things that still need to… Read More »

Summer Bucket List: Go Camping

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Growing up my parents instilled a love of camping in my brothers and I. When other families were going to theme parks, we were hiking mountains, fishing in streams, mountain biking and enjoying s’mores by… Read More »

Summer Bucket List: In Praise of Mundane Simplicity

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Nothing about the phrase ‘bucket list’ evokes mundane or simple ideas, does it? Even when you say, “summer bucket list,” you envision out of the ordinary places and activities. I usually think of the list… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Visit an Aquarium

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One of the highlights of completing a homeschool unit study in our family is taking a field trip that relates to what we’ve just learned. Hands-on learning creates some great family memories as well. One… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: T-Shirt Painting with Spray Bottles

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Summer is in full swing now. With the 4th of July behind us and the hottest weather of the summer in front of us, it’s time to get serious about summer fun… before summer is… Read More »

Learn to Enjoy the Ordinary

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We are used to traveling long distances to visit our grandchildren. Until a year ago, we didn’t live near any of them. Now, we have moved so we live in the same town as one… Read More »

Backyard Water Play for Family and Friends

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It’s the middle of the summer and the heat is on! Families and their friends want to enjoy fun outdoor activities together, but humidity and high temperatures can make it difficult to do so. When… Read More »