Tag: Fun Stuff

Snacking in Different Countries: Universal Yums

Snacking in Different Countries: Universal Yums

My boys like to eat. My boys also like to “try stuff”. So when a friend in my favorite homeschooling group told me about Universal Yums, I knew it would be just the thing for us. Universal Yums is a monthly box subscription that enables […]

Thankful Everywhere You Look

Thankful Everywhere You Look

Like most folks this time of year, we’re keeping track of the things we are thankful for. I thought I’d let you in on the silly but memorable way that we do it…and how it has grown. Several years ago during our first November here […]

5 Favorite Card Games for Tweens and Teens

5 Favorite Card Games for Tweens and Teens

It’s always nice to have a quick, portable game to play—especially when it can be actual fun for both the kids and the parents. Here are the five favorite card games that we are currently enjoying at our house with one tween, one teen, and […]

Spring and Summer Blessings Jar

Spring and Summer Blessings Jar

I live in Minnesota where winter is ridiculously cold. When our breath is frozen and our teeth are chattering, our thoughts often drift to a warmer time and all the things we can’t wait to do when the temps rise again. This time of year […]

Homeschool Mission Statement: Family Activity

Homeschool Mission Statement: Family Activity

I’d heard it a million times since we started this journey back in 2007: You need a homeschool mission statement. Yeah, whatever. said I. We know what we’re doing and we know why we’re doing it. We’re fine. And most the time we are fine. […]