This whole month we’ve been concentrating on getting our kids ready for school and preparing them to have the best year ever! Today, I have a fun little experiment to stretch those brain muscles that have been lounging on the couch all summer (at least in my house they have!) My boys love anything to […]

WHO’S READY TO RUN!? Date:  Aug 26, 10 a.m. Race starts at 6 p.m. at the Melaven Fitness Center. Melaven Fitness Center Building 3452 Santiago Avenue Fort Wainwright, Alaska    Living in the interior of Alaska, not many events come up this way, it is rare we get some big name artists for concerts, and […]

This Military Monday, we salute…. President James Monroe! Known for the “Monroe Doctrine,” James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States! James Monroe fought under George Washington and studied law with Thomas Jefferson. After dropping out of the College of William & Mary, he went to fight in the American Revolution. His first act of […]

William has entered the world of the castle. He knows that he has to apologize to Mrs. Phillips. He even brought her a peace offering to her. But now they must set their minds to the adventure at hand. There is a task to be completed and it will require strength and skill. He must […]

Good day dear readers! Time is marching on, and we are about to wrap up the current books that we are working through, and begin new adventures. It never ceases to amaze me how fast the weeks seem to fly by. New school terms, cooler weather, and the holiday trifecta are about to descend upon […]

Want to experience Hawaii without hopping on a plane? Come see for yourself what the “Island Life” is like for one night! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Hawaiian cuisine buffet whilst watching The Tepua Hio Hio Polynesian dancers, the real-life hula dancers! Where: Fort Belvoir’s Officer Club 5500 Schulz Circle, Bldg. 20 When: August 25,2017 6-9 pm […]

All over the U.S. it’s back to school time! This means, school supplies, new outfits, new backpacks and pictures!!! The pictures are so cute and its so great to see the growth and change from the first day of school to the last day of school! For the past few years, I have purchased signs […]

SUMMER ISN’T COMPLETELY OVER YET!!!! This homemade ice cream recipe is delicious and refreshing for all ages! Homemade ice cream may have some extra steps over buying a carton at the super market, BUT you can make it your own! Mix in your favorite ingredients, make special ones for kids and different ones for adults, […]

Adventures with Cousins and the Castle in the Attic

Summer is slipping away (how in the world is it already August?), and kids are getting ready to head back to school. I have been looking at the stack of books that I swore up and down that I was going to finish reading this summer. Sadly, I got through about 20 so far. BUT […]

Come watch the amazing Solar Eclipse at the Waterfront Park in downtown St. Marys, GA August 21, 2017! Free eclipse glasses will be given out to the first 150 people. The viewing will last from 1:30-3:30pm. St. Marys will a partial eclipse with about 95% penumbral shadow over the sun at approximately 2:45pm. On August […]