Ryan and I went to St. Vincent DePaul this morning to look at their used books. I was on a mission to find as many Newbery Award books as I could find. I was so excited to actually leave there with 32 of the 96 award winning titles […]
We are a vegan, homeschooling, family that loves setting up most weekends in our tent trailer. We enjoy sitting by the campfire with a cold IPA and our doggies! Whether we are along the coast on a surfing weekend or in the mountains we love finding new local places to explore!
Tonight I’m using my own photos, but my mom was with us too! We went to the same place we saw the beaver this morning, Golden Garden Ponds. If you missed that post you can see it here. I was hoping for more turtles, but I only saw […]
We left the home about 5:30 am to hit a few favorite spots by our house. At the first stop we spotted a raccoon walking through the grass along a creek bank. I remembered to take the lens cap off but did not have a memory card in […]
The Giver Author: Lois Lowry Rating: 🔥🔥🔥🔥 Storyline: Life in the community where Jonas lives is idyllic. designated birth-mothers produce new children, who are assigned to appropriate family units: one male, one female, to each. Citizens are assigned their partners and their jobs. No one thinks to ask […]
Agrarian Farms We got almost my entire family to meet at Agrarian Farms 20 minutes out of town. The kids played this huge chessboard, we played corn hole, had beer made on the farm and ordered lunch from food carts. Finley Wildlife Viewing Area I am still getting […]
I got an idea this morning As I finished The Giver this morning I sat thinking about the story and wondered what year it had won the Newbery Award. I thought also about some of the other children’s books I’ve really enjoyed like The Girl Who Drank The […]