Family Fun

Rooting To Learn

As I have mentioned before, my children are using English from the Roots Up to learn the Latin and Greek roots. Volume 1 was part of our Illuminations Year 3 schedule last year  and we will be using Volume 2 this year. Some people have asked me WHY this is important. I have received comments like “Latin […]

Recipe: Pink Lemonade Bundt Cake

My family reunion was this past Sunday and for the past few years there has been a dessert contest involved. I have never entered it before but decided that I would this year. I was thinking about making a strawberry cake that I made at Easter one year but was really craving lemon cake. A […]

Sid the Science Kid Discovery Day

When I was a home childcare provider, we watched Sid the Science Kid every morning on PBS and the kids loved it! My youngest, who was about 8 when we first started watching it, had me record it just in case he missed something important!  HA HA He loved the way that Sid and his […]

Dolphin Study

We decided to participate in the first Homeschool Movie Day on September 23rd and joined many homeschoolers across the nation to see Dolphin Tale. I like to use movies as a rewarding ending to a topic of study we have done so I found some fun stuff online to teach my kids about dolphins and specifically […]

Freebie Friday 8-26

In case you missed some, here are the FREEBIES that posted on my Facebook page today. My all time favorite freebie is Swagbucks. Use the swagbar to search the web and earn swagbucks. There are also other ways to earn swagbucks by doing surveys and searching for codes but if you don’t want to do those, just […]

Week in Review

My last day of being a childcare provider was last Friday and you would think that would mean my days would be more relaxed but this has been the absolute busiest past 7 days that I have ever had in my life! I really had planned on posting about each day individually but the truth […]

Lowe’s Build and Grow June 25th Clinic

Here is what Lowe’s has planned for their Build and Grow Clinic for kids on June 25th. Just in time for the 4th of July! Register your kids on the Build and Grow site.

Playhouse 51 Presents Patsy Cline Musical

Yesterday morning WREG Live at 9 posted on their Facebook page that they were going to have a singer perform on the show and talk about the upcoming production of a Patsy Cline musical.  I have always been a fan of Patsy Cline so I wanted to see this. I knew I wouldn’t be able […]

Visiting The Dignity Memorial Wall

After church we went to see the traveling Dignity Memorial Wall that I posted about coming to Memphis a couple of weeks ago. Even though is was 100 degrees outside, I really wanted my kids to see it.  They may not look exactly happy in the picture because they were very hot standing on the […]

Levitt Shell Concerts

The Levitt Shell is hosting FREE concerts again this year throughout the summer. There is a wide variety of genre for you to enjoy. They even have performances JUST for kids! To see the schedule, click on the image below! Be sure  you check know what to take and read the policies before you go. Also, […]