So happy that Mary is back with Homegrown Learners - Collage Friday!
We have had a busy summer and it's not over yet! We don't start back with our new grade levels until October 1st. We still have a week at the Jersey shore coming up and my older son get's married in a month! More fun!
The children and I have been trying to start the school day with a mile and a half bike ride around our neighborhood.
Exploring a pond near by. It's been a great way to start the day!
A lot of nature studies happening over the summer. Being a cooler summer here in New York, we have been able to stay outside without the heat of the day sending us back in to the air conditioner!
Our deck garden update: 1 tomato, 4 peas and a sunflower...not enough to live on, but thankful never-the-less.
Think I am going to leave the gardening to the experts next year - a lot of work and money for not a lot of return.
Some fun with mushrooms! Check out THIS post for a fun video on what one of these beauties does!
Having friends with gardens has been a blessing to our pantry. Baking, freezing and eating all the yummy veggies. Preparing like a chipmunk for the winter months.
My husband and I just returned from a three day trip to the Catskill Mountains. We went two years ago and it did not disappoint again. Relaxing, boating, reconnecting. Our 11th year wedding anniversary is tomorrow and I am excited to see what more is in store for us over the next 11 years!
Some of our real fun nature finds this summer.....
The tiniest frog - just thought he was soo cute!
Large Fisher Spider - beautiful!
Some bug...living on our roses and happy about it!
Coolest spider web I have ever seen. I could not fit the entire thing in the picture as it was HUGE. Just looking at the dedication it took for this spider to finish this, makes my jaw drop!
How has your summer been? Back to school yet?
Think about adding some arts and crafts to your curriculum this year?
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Enjoy the weekend and be blessed!
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