History in the oldest city, St. Augustine

st. augustine hippo popsickle

We decided to spend one day in Ponte Vedra so it gave us the opportunity to spend the weekend in beautiful St. Augustine. We took the tour of the city in the Old Town Trolley, and were able to get off at lots of stops along they way to check out the oldest, continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States.  We did a lot of shopping along St. George Street which is closed to vehicles.  The high light was finding the hippo pop sickle shop that makes very fun and different flavors, like blackberry-goat-cheese, chocolate-coconut, peanut butter-banna-honey, and Continue reading

Ursula escaped volcano

Ursula escaped from a Volcano called Ursula jail or Erta Ale, located near the red sea. That’s what Mac said when I read the name of the valcono. We got our science packet from magic school bus on volcanoes. So Michael thought the girls should do a little report before we jumped into the science stuff. The girls watched magic school bus on volcanoes, looked up facts on the Internet and then did video. Mac’s was a news report about how Ursula escaped and incorporated her facts into the video – really funny. Belle did a great job on her Continue reading

Camping- Camp Lowe

Isabelle and I went camping with her girl scout troop, and we had so much fun. All the girls got up at the crack of dawn and meet at Camp Lowe for the day to do lots of fun activities. The girls made paper dolls, Jacobs ladders, painted flower gardens, and learned some fun dance moves. We celebrated girl scouts 100th birthday with a fun party that included crowns, hats, pearls, bubbles, and lots and lots of noise and cake. The girls were so tired we went back to the cabin and bed, after lots of giggling and some silliness. Continue reading