Have you ever had a bunch of sites opened and then something happens and you lose them all, but you can’t quite remember what they were, so you can’t exactly get the ones that you exactly wanted? Well, recipes are the worst sites to lose. I once found an incredible homemade oatmeal recipe that clearly… Read More New Recipes to Try – 2020
So fun fact about me. . . I have a current goal to drink at least 4 of these blender bottles, filled with water, each and every day. I actually was doing a fantastic job keeping this goal, until the clouds and humidity rolled into Costa Rica. Now my body is constantly not feeling like… Read More Quarantine Day #65 – Running Away Day 3
Well, now that I am back to blogging each day, I have had the opportunity to look over past photos of moments that I would actually love my family to treasure. One such day was just this last March, when Curly Cook got a brilliant idea to change our regularly scheduled routine for homeschool that… Read More Throwback Thursday – Pioneer Trek March 2020
So, this is a bit ironic. But while the rest of the world seems to be hoarding food, we are trying to use up all of our food. It seems strange, but it is for a wise purpose. I just find the timing to be truly ironic!! But I must celebrate today because we had… Read More Elimination of Food Storage
Well . . . I am feeling MUCH better, compared to last Monday. This means that I need to really ponder where to “runaway” to this week, so we don’t have a repeat of last week. We are supposed to hear this Friday what restrictions Costa Rica will lift, and will also still practice .… Read More Quarantine Day #62 . . . What’s Up for this Week?
Well, we did it! Paul invited our family last week to each make the face masks we would need to travel to the USA next month. We each chose and cut out the fabric and patterns we each preferred. I especially enjoyed the “doctor’s mask” pattern. . . While Paul and the younger two kiddos… Read More Quarantine Face Masks Completed
Okay. Don’t worry. I haven’t resigned from being a mother. I’m just meaning that this will likely be my last USA Mother’s Day celebrated in Costa Rica. 🎉 Do you remember that Costa Rica’s Mother’s Day is actually August 15th – the same day as our family’s Homeschool Anniversary? So although today will most likely… Read More My Last Mother’s Day . . .
That’s right folks, it’s May 9th and Curly Cook has some news to share! She graduated!!!! She completed another level of The Good and the Beautiful’s Language Arts and Literature curriculum. She is SO RELIEVED!!! I must say, I have worked with a lot of reading curriculums over my life and this curriculum is not… Read More 2020 Graduation for Curly Cook
Well. Today I officially am sick and tired of quarantine!! I have tried my best to be super patient and wait until “this too shall pass”, but I’m over it. So instead of just sitting around, letting yet another weekend lock me up in my home, I decided to run away. That’s right! I grabbed… Read More Quarantine Day #58 – Running AWAY Day 2
Well, it finally happened. We escaped from the confines of our lovely prison, I mean home, and got OUT and ABOUT this afternoon. First we stopped to find GingerSnap and Joy Boy their literature curriculum certificate prize . . . Yes! This is what their prize is. I was quite astonished that all 3 kiddos… Read More Quarantine Day #57 – Running AWAY from Home