dance competitions aren’t for the faint of heart
This past weekend my daughter participated in her second dance competition of this season. If you don’t have a competitive dancer in your family, let me give you a rundown of how it works. About a week before the competition…
Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been stockpiling recipes – especially make ahead, grab and go, freezer to slow cooker ones. I love love love breakfast foods, but I don’t necessarily enjoy waking up early to make breakfast.…
homeschool day @ la brea tarpits
It’s amazing how a pit of black stinky goo in the middle of Los Angeles can unlock a tremendous amount of discoveries. That’s what we encountered at the La Brea Tarpits and Museum this past week during their homeschool day!
xma + tae kwon do
About three years ago, my daughter attended a birthday party for one of her dance teammates. At the time, she was about 7. Her best friend and her thought it was a great idea to start taking Tae Kwon Do…
area 10 gu10 champions!
What a whirlwind weekend! This weekend my oldest took part in the regional playoffs for San Fernando Valley. Her team was ranked #1 in their regular season, and #2 in the postseason for their AYSO region (they had a disappointing loss…
gene autry museum of the american west
Yesterday we visited the Gene Autry Museum of the American West. We have been talking about the Native Americans and the numerous tribes, and learned how and why they were forced and pushed from their lands. We went a step further…