Strawberry Festival is filled with yummy mouth water fruity goodness

The Strawberry Festival is filled with yummy mouth water fruity goodness. We had so much fun picking our own strawberries at Ottawa Farms. We enjoyed fresh strawberries, homemade ice cream, a camel ride ( we really just watched), arts & crafts, live music, the list goes on and on. 17th Annual Strawberry Festival We started the 17th annual Strawberry Festival off with free parking and $5 per person to enter.  Our first adventure was petting a baby Continue reading

Human Body Science: How to make edible skin cake

Have you ever wanted to make an edible skin?  I know what your thinking, that sounds gross, and why on earth would I want to eat the skin, yuck!  Here the thing, we love-making fun and gross things to help us learn.  I don’t care if these items are for elementary kids or college kids, if it’s fun, helps us learn and helps us understand then we do it. The girls decided they wanted to Continue reading

Dave Canterbury and hiking at Muscatatuck State Park

We got to meet Dave Canterbury and visit his outdoor store in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ok, we really didn’t get to meet him but we did meet his life-size cut out. As a family, we have watched his videos on YouTube and watched the tv series “Duel Survivor”. I am not true outdoorsmen and if I had a choice I would choose a Holiday Inn any day. We found out that he only visits the store Continue reading

Make hiking with kids fun for the whole family

Make hiking with kids fun for the whole family.  Have an adventure hiking together no matter what the kids age. Many people say that kids should not hike till 10 years of age or older but I say Bah Humbug. Take short hikes and pick terrain that is easy for everyone, kids will do fine and love it. We have been hiking for years as a family and over the years our hikes have gotten longer and harder. My Continue reading

Can kids become socialized on the road if you travel fulltime?

Can kids become socialized on the road if you travel fulltime? If you are like my family and Unschool, or Roadschool you worry about your children finding friends to play with. We travel fulltime which makes it even harder for kids to find other kids their own age. You may wonder if your children will turn out to be weird or antisocial. My kids biggest complained is the lack of kids at campsites during the school year. Honestly, Continue reading

Hiking in the Great Smokey Mountains National park can be educationally exhausting

We love to go hiking in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park and have found it to be filled with history and beauty. Hiking can be a great activity to do with the whole family and is a great way to see some amazing places. We picked three hikes this week that would be educational, beautiful with lots of water falls, picturesque, and easy to walk. We like doing easy to moderate hikes and to Continue reading