Family Biking in Milton, FL

On a particularly lovely December day, we headed up to Milton, FL (about 30 min from Navarre) for a quick and easy family biking outing. The Blackwater Herritage State Trail runs through forest and the town of Milton, making it perfect for an outing. There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat […]

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Tree House Rental in Hope Hull, AL

Sometimes, particularly during Covid’s isolation, I like to browse the “unique” property listings on Airbnb. When this Family Size Tree House popped up, I knew we needed to go check it out. It turned out to be the perfect pandemic getaway. Hope Hull, Alabama is about 20 min south of Montgomery and a few hours […]

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Fall Boating on the Emerald Coast

While we are not full-time boating people, we certainly are not immune to the charm of being out on the blue water of the Emerald Coast. Summer boating is full of finding a cove to swim in, tubing and generally just trying to beat the heat. Fall’s (slightly) cooler temperatures shouldn’t deter you from grabbing […]

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Alabama Safari Park

I’m on the fence about the Alabama Safari Park, not because we didn’t have a good time, but because I’m not sure how I feel about all these animals begging for food from cars. However, we went, so I want to tell you about it. It is not our first visit to a drive-through zoo. […]

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Math Resources

This post contains affiliate links. Here is a rundown of what we are using in Math for Fall of 2020. The Big Little is 8, the Middle Little is 6 and the Little Little is 3. The top priority when choosing curriculum for your kids is finding something that works for the whole family. Curriculums […]

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Providence Canyon State Park, Georgia

After evacuating the Florida Panhandle for Hurricane Sally we decided not to waste the drive home. We were already forced off our normal route due to washed out roads and overflowing rivers, so instead we plotted a route taking us mostly through Georgia, passing several of our favorite state parks. Jeff and I visited Providence […]

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Family-Friendly Ponce de Leon Springs in Florida

This post contains affiliate links. Ponce de Leon State Park in Holmes County, Florida is halfway between Pensacola and Tallahassee, making it a great stopping point when traveling laterally across the Florida Panhandle. We popped in on an August weekday to cool off when temperatures were hanging out in the nineties. In order to meet […]

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Nature Study Resources

What we are currently using in our homeschool nature study. This post contains affiliate links. Hands-down my favorite part of homeschooling is the incorporation of nature study. It is a hallmark of a Charlotte Mason Education and something we quickly adopted in our homeschooling routine. Within nature study we practice art, memorization, organization, the scientific […]

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