Last week was our little town’s Black & White Days, so named for the Holstein cattle shows dating back to 1912. Apparently, this is the “longest running Holstein cattle show west of the Mississippi”. I didn’t take any photos of the Holstein. Tuesday-Friday held various cattle shows and other judging for 4-H and FFA. The… Continue reading Horse Pulls
We began our homeschooling journey eight years ago, and you can read our story here if you’d like. We were the first and continue to be the only family who homeschools within our circles of immediate-extended family (on both sides) and our family-friends. And you know what? Before we started homeschooling, our parenting choices were… Continue reading 5 Things We Wish Our Friends and Family Would Accept About Our Choice to Homeschool
It’s been a while since I’ve posted a 52 story. Since it’s May and Mother’s Day is coming up, I thought I’d jot down a few pregnancy and birth memories and a poem I wrote to express my feelings about motherhood. ♥ I absolutely loved being pregnant. Each kick and movement felt like a secret… Continue reading Beautiful Motherhood
There are many online resources, curriculum and programs available to homeschoolers. I won’t even pretend to know most of them, haha, but I do want to share how we use the internet in our homeschool. I want a healthy mix of hands-on and online learning for my son who is 14-years old. I think it’s… Continue reading How We Use Online Learning In Our Homeschool
Happy May to my readers. Here are more photos from the tulip festival. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” -Luther Burbank “I love spring anywhere but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” -Ruth Stout “A garden to… Continue reading Hello May!
Within Ashton gardens at Thanksgiving Point, where we visited their tulip festival, is a breathtaking area of sculptures depicting scenes from the mortal ministry of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It’s called, The Light of the World Garden. It was really crowded as it was a Saturday, and I felt rushed taking my photos with so many… Continue reading Light of the World Garden (at Thanksgiving Point)
On Saturday our family visited Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah, for their tulip festival. I was thrilled because we hadn’t been to a tulip festival in years. It was a beautiful day and all the more fun to be there with favorite cousins. Here are a some of my best photos- ♥ Which photo is your… Continue reading Tulip Festival