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Swinging On Small Hinges · 4d ago

Strawberry Picking at Miller's Berry Farm

We are in full-swing summer mode here at our house...  Our school year didn't really have an abrupt ending, it just kind of trickled and then stopped.  But, that's ok!  We were ready to move...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 1W ago

Newport Aquarium

While we were in Cincinnati attending the Great Homeschool Convention, we took a morning to head over to the Newport Aquarium.  We had a great time, with one exception.  We caught them on a ...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3W ago

Easter!

We had a wonderful Easter!  The girls had a great time coloring eggs and getting ready for Sunday...We did, of course, eat those eggs for lunch and enjoyed very colorful egg salad sandwiches...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3W ago

Compassionate Soldier {Book Review}

Compassionate Soldier illuminates some of the most fascinating and yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion ami...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3W ago

Next Stop! Casey, IL

In April we traveled to Cincinnati for the Midwest Great Homeschool Convention and on our way we made this odd pit stop in the small town of Casey, IL.  What is odd about it is:  it boasts t...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3W ago

Traveling Through March!

At the end of March my Dad retired from Civil Service with the Navy.  We took the opportunity to enjoy an extended field trip to Virginia where we were excited to tour the Pentagon, meet the...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 1M ago

An Unseen Angel {Book Review}

On December 14, 2012, a young man by the name of Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut and opened fire on two classrooms full of first graders.   The victims n...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3M ago

What We are Reading {BiblioPlan Week 16 & 17}

We've picked up the pace a bit!  Next week will be a Spring Break for our homeschool and before we get to relaxed we are going to finish up Week 17 of BiblioPlan.  We are studying both India...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3M ago

The Plague and Joan of Arc {BiblioPlan Week 14}

We are trying to pick up the pace a little this week and are finishing up BiblioPlan Week 14.  It was a full week since our reading squished in both The Plague and Joan of Arc!  We didn't do...
Swinging On Small Hinges · 3M ago

Ice Skating Anyone?

We got a chance to go to a birthday party last weekend for one of the girls' friends from church.  She would be having her birthday at the MediaCom Ice Arena where we would get a chance to t...