This Stranger's Life

Guest Post Coming Soon

I have some exciting news! I will have a guest blog post from a former Homeschooler who credits home education with motivating her to travel around the world. Emily’s blog can be found here at The Planking Traveler. Check… Read More

Indoor Camping

The kids and I planned an Autumn Fun List back in October. One of the ideas we decided to include was indoor camping. Indoor camping became a tradition of ours about three years ago. It included setting up a tent,… Read More

Pizza Muffins

Originally posted on In Dianes Kitchen:
These Pizza Muffins make a great grab and go snack or a meal! I made these as a meal with the Grandkids but my husband is the one that loved them the…

Eclipse 2017

The kids and I have been eagerly awaiting the eclipse that was to happen here in North America. Today was the day and we were not prepared! (The featured photo is from NASA. The link is below) Since… Read More

School’s Out For Summer But Not Foreva

That’s right! School is out! We get to be lazy and lounge around the house. Who doesn’t like that?! When we started the school year, as a family we agreed that our homeschool structure would be year round…. Read More

A Little Motivation Goes A Long Way

We all need a bit of motivation or incentive when it comes to boring or mundane tasks. Let’s face it, no one and I mean no one likes to do chores. As parents we often have to be… Read More

Sea Turtle Field Trip

  This week in science class,the kids learned about the seven species of Sea Turtles. As a special treat we went on a field trip to the NOAA Fisheries Sea Turtle Research Lab in Galveston Texas to learn… Read More

Looking For Something That Is Not Lost

Today the kids and I went Geocaching. Geocaching is the recreational activity of hunting for and finding a hidden object by means of GPS coordinates posted on a website.  This activity was part of my life list and… Read More

Health & Fitness

If you would have asked me, when I was a teen, what my health would be like in 10 years I would have answered that I would be healthy and living life to the full. Throughout high school… Read More

An Unexpected Trip To The Texas Capitol

We took the kids on a day trip to visit a little place where we love to get pecans. It is about 20 miles from Austin.  We live about two hours from Austin so it was not an… Read More

Kids And Electronics

A few weeks ago the kids and I were having fun with an activity that required each of us answer 30 questions that help us to get to know each other better. One of the questions was “What is… Read More