ABC’s of Summer Fun {N is for National Parks}
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ABC’s of Summer Fun {N is for National Parks}

ABC’s of Summer Fun Over the years our family has enjoyed visiting many national parks around the country. We have plans to visit several this summer! On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant established Yellowstone National Park as the country’s first national park, but the National Park Service did not come into existence until…

Ideas for Spring and Easter
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Ideas for Spring and Easter

I woke up this morning to sunshine… something that’s been severely lacking in my neck of the woods… all winter long. And the weather. Oh, it feels like spring! I love spring time. My yard fills with blooms, we like to do school outside on blankets, we can enjoy riding the horses again. As Easter…

Parrot Chalk Pastels
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Parrot Chalk Pastels

A Colorful Parrot with Chalk Pastels Last week in our homeschool we were reading about the Amazon River and I remembered this technique I had seen for making colorful Parrots with Chalk. You can see my inspiration here at Painted Paper. [Tweet “Check out this easy craft for kids using chalk pastels. Perfect for a…

Family Worship: Lessons in Nature
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Family Worship: Lessons in Nature

This past weekend we took our church youth group (Pathfinder Club) on a camp out. I love camping and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. I love waking up to the fresh air and a warm campfire. I enjoy worshiping God outside – which made me think. If we can worship God outside on…