Strawberry Season

It’s strawberry season. The other day, we went strawberry picking at a little family-owned organic farm by our house. It’s become quite the summer tradition for us to go berry picking, and it seems to always be one of the first things crossed off our mental “summer bucket list”. I’m glad my kids are able … More Strawberry Season

Watermelon Pizza

A watermelon "pizza" for Lucas' birthday celebration at our homeschool co-op this week. πŸ‰πŸƒ So easy to make! Just spread a layer of either yogurt or mascarpone (I also mixed in a bit of honey to sweeten🍯), then top with whatever your heart desires! For toppings we used berries, fresh mint leaves from our garden, … More Watermelon Pizza

Our Egg Hatch Project

Spring is in full swing over here now, and we’ve been keeping busy with lots of little projects! At our homeschool co-op, we’ve planted seedlings, and started building a living play structure out of willow shoots.Β At home we’ve made a temporary habitat for observing earthworms, and filled our bookshelves with beautiful spring stories. We’ve seen … More Our Egg Hatch Project

A first birthday party for our November baby.

November is the pearl-grey month, the changeling between warm crimson October and cold white December, the month when the leaves fall in slow drifting whirls, and the shapes of the trees are revealed, when the earth imperceptibly wakes, and stretches her bare limbs and displays her stubborn unconquerable strength before she settles uneasily into winter.  … More A first birthday party for our November baby.