Visiting The Airstream Factory Tour in Jackson Center, Ohio

AI cannot tell you how excited we were to take the Airstream Factory Tour in Jackson Center, Ohio. Not Because it is one of the oldest and best-built RV on the market. The main reason is because they look so cool and we have always wanted one. I honestly don’t know if we could full-time in an Airstream but if one was given to us I would figure out to make it work. Imagine an Continue reading

Roadside Fun: Name the birthplace of the American Oil Industry

When I think of Pennsylvania the last thing I think about is oil, oil mining or birthplace of the American Oil Industry. Colonel Drake Oil was determined to prove to everyone that he could drill for oil and mass produce it. As a result, he needed some help from a few friends and luck was on his side. Drake was actually fired two weeks before his discovery (it took 2 weeks for the letter to arrive) and Continue reading

Best Tools to Unschool Your Children in STEAM Education

Unless you live under a rock out in the woods and have nothing to do with the normal population, then you have been hearing a lot about STEM or STEAM education on TV and the internet.  I have even started seeing it a lot on commercials on TV, and I do not watch a lot of regular TV. So what is STEAM, and and why is it so great for our kids? It is a Continue reading

STEAM: What is it and can Unschoolers use it?

STEM has been one of those anagrams that people have been throwing around for the last couple years.  Over the last year, we have been hearing the phrase more and more on TV and the internet.  So what is STEM and why should Unschoolers or Homeschoolers be learning everything we can?  Unschoolers should take every advantage out there about STEM or STEAM. What is STEAM? Science Technology Engineering, Art and Math is an acronym that stands for STEAM Continue reading

EdVenture Children’s Museum

Just because we have stopped traveling doesn’t mean that the adventure and education will not continue.  This week we visited EdVenture Children Museum in Columbia (which is the biggest children’s museum in the South) where fun and education go hand in hand.  The hubby had so much fun I lost him for an hour while he went through the museum and played with all the neat gadgets by himself. The girls’ favorite part of the Continue reading

Toyota Factory Tour in Georgetown, Kentucky

We had the opportunity to visit the first wholly owned manufacturing facility in the United States. A wholly owned company is one whose common stock is 100% owned by another company, called the parent company.The Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky is the largest Toyota plant outside Japan, and they build over 500,000 cars a year. The company has over 7,000 employees and has its own credit union, day care, gym, and pharmacy. The tour began Continue reading