Fun Photos

I spend a lot of time talking about what we’re doing academically, but now and then I like to share some of our outings and excursions too! I know the Grandparents still check in on what we’ve been up to. So here are a few fun photos!

I want to share a few photos from this stunning picture of our local library…

Local Libraryto our fall hike around a lake.

Hike in the Fall Morning

Hike in the Fall

A few weeks ago, DD and I took a trip with the Girl Scouts up to New York City. It was a long day. Our bus left at 5am… got to NYC around 10am, spent the day & evening there and got home after 2am!!

We had a fabulous time in New York City. We went to Times Square and into various shops. Then after lunch we went into the Museum of Modern Art. We had no idea what to expect and were stunned to get to see many of the most famous artists of the early 1900s… from Monet to Van Gogh, Picasso, and Chagall!

Laster in the afternoon, we got to see the amazing performance of the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.  We loved, loved that!! ♥  If you ever get a chance to go to NYC in November or December I highly recommend you see that Christmas show! It was phenomenal!

NCY TripCloser to home, we had fun at our local Christmas Parade yesterday. We got together with a whole bunch of friends and had hot apple cider, various snacks and appetizers and enjoyed the parade.  It was really festive and super fun!!

Christmas Parade 2018So those are some of the photo highlights from the past month or so! Life is busy, but oh so fun! 🙂

Photo Highlights

I hope your family has been having a lovely fall! It’s hard to believe that winter is practically at our doorstep!

Happy Homeschooling!


As you get into the holiday spirit and get ready for Christmas, you might want to check out this post which has links to more than 20 Christmas and Holiday Freebies I’ve made over the years!

Christmas - Holiday Freebies Free Printables Worksheets

Holiday Writing Prompt Ideas & Free Christmas Writing Paper — Last year I made these Christmas themed writing pages.  There are also som Holiday Writing Prompt ideas. My girls really loved working on these last year!

Christmas holiday writing prompt ideas - free Christmas paperDon’t forget to check out the free Mid-Year Homeschool Assessment Packet too.

You can reflect on your homeschool progress… Are we moving too fast? too slow?  Are we covering all the subjects or are we spending more time on one than another? Have we covered what I thought we would or have we taken some (wonderful!) side detours?  What new kinds of activities do I want to add into our homeschool schedule… and for that matter, what activities should we stop?  Have we gotten into some bad habits?  What topics and activities are we really looking forward to?

Mid Year Homeschool Assessment Packet - Reflect Evaluate Assess

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