Category Archives: Travel

Pick Your Own Produce Adventure

We had a spectacular family outing recently! We discovered there are a few nearby pick your own farms. I’ve always wanted the children to experience picking their own fruit, and to see the orchards and fields dedicated to such a venture. The place we chose for a first try was Meadowlark Farm, near Rose Hill, […]

Are You Watching the Total Eclipse of the …

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. … “Heart” still comes to mind even when the Solar Eclipse is just days away. I’m truly a product of feely music lyrics. Are you watching the solar eclipse on August 21st? It’s exciting that I’ll share the experience with my two youngest children, and perhaps we will put […]

Drive-Through Drama

Here is a current example of our everyday drama.   Today we stopped at a well-known fast food establishment to save our darlings.  Their cries of certain starvation meant we had neglected their dietary needs for …about two hours. At our inquirty, the drive-through voice let us know multiple paper coupons were perfectly acceptable, so we ordered […]

Who’s Been on a Blissful Little Road Trip?

On the road again! Normally I add a little family research to my road trips, often by visiting cemeteries or small town libraries to verify information. I love how traveling gives me time to collect and organize my thoughts.   Today is one of the rare times that I am traveling alone, but the trip […]