So . . . This one had a birthday while on our trip! She was actually the reason we even took one last trip. Her birthday wish this year was to not be at home for her birthday. She was actually supposed to be in Paris, France today, but COVID-19 changed our plans. So Paul… Read More One Last Trip – Day 3 . . . The Birthday Girl! 🎈 🎈
We slept in this morning and took our time starting our day. That is a true vacation!!!!!Our leftover banana cake was super yummy and a tremendous blessing to have waiting for the kids when they were ready to eat. After some sunscreen and long pants were put on, the kids enjoyed a special moment with… Read More Quarantine Day #81 – One Last Vacation Day 2! 🐎 🐎 🐎 🐎
So . . . We RAN AWAY! But this time we are going to be gone for a week! An ENTIRE week! (At least we hope to be.) But before we could leave, we had an important phone call. This young adult found out where he is being re-assigned in 2 weeks and he was… Read More Quarantine Day #80 – Celebrating!! 🥳
We are so tired!!! Okay. Mainly Paul should be tired. He has done so much work this last month, and we only have one more month to go before we relocate to the USA! 🇺🇸 He has worked diligently to not only wrap up this beast (our massively heavy dining room table), but all of… Read More Quarantine Day #79 – Packing!
She did it! She did it! She really, really did it! GingerSnap finished her: Good and the Beautiful High School curriculum for the year! 🌸 Completed her Little Men Honor Study Course 👦🏻 Passed with flying colors her CAT for this year! 🪁 Slam dunked her Seminary test!!! 🏀 Faced her fears with Science 🐝… Read More Yearly Homeschool Anniversary Surprise Project – Day 3 AND GingerSnap’s Graduation of EVERYTHING!! 👩🏻🎓🎓
So last week we ran away again, but we failed to blog about it because it was the same day that Peaches died. Sharing that moment was a much more important! But now it’s time to share our fun family journey that happened last Thursday. After first having a morning funeral, and then taking some… Read More Runaway Day #4 – Irazu Volcano
Today was another FUN day!!! It was Joy Boy’s turn to come and paint today. He and I decided to add a sky and clouds to the plate. I love how it made us feel to paint them. As I painted the clouds, I realized that they are symbolic. Not only are there “3” of… Read More Yearly Homeschool Anniversary Surprise Project – Day 2
Well, it started. Curly Cook and I ventured to Color Me Mine today to begin our family’s 3 day project of creating this year’s Homeschool Anniversary surprise. This is our inspiration for this year’s project. Curly Cook had some fun ideas to try! She especially enjoyed making sure some beloved friends can always be remembered.… Read More Yearly Homeschool Anniversary Surprise Project – Day 1
It’s late, and I’m exhausted. But I have a couple minutes before I close my eyes for the night. So I thought I would simply share this day with you. The kids are gradually starting to feel better. I’m relieved. So relieved that I felt I should push the kids to finish recording their memories… Read More Quarantine Day #74 – Exhausted!
Late night, quick post. Everyone is sick! Tummy cramps, gas, bloating, pressure in bowels, constipation, head aches, cold and clammy. It came on rather suddenly, to all 3 kids, just after dinner time. They did help clean up and got to watch a movie together, but after that, there was moaning and groaning. So we… Read More Quarantine Day #72 – And now everyone is sick . . . 🤦🏻♀️