May 9: Bees & National Public Gardens Day

Here’s a new homeschool program coming up at the Indianapolis Museum of Art!  The program is free, but space is limited so register early! IMA Homeschool Program: Bees and National Public Gardens Day Friday, May 9, 10:30-Noon Free, registration required. Please register by May 2, 2014 by contacting Heidi at hdavis-soylu@imamuseum.org Celebrate National Public Gardens […]

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TODAY ONLY! 30% off Dover Books

Dover has a great Earth Day Sale today!  30% off all orders over $40 using code GREEN3! Dover coloring books are a great addition to our unit studies.  I also love that they offer crossword puzzle books that are just right for my Big Boy (not too easy, but not adult either).  AND they offer […]


April 24: NASA: Driven to Explore

On Thursday from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., head over to the Indianapolis Museum of Art and check out NASA’S mobile exhibit NASA: Driven to Explore.  You’ll have the chance to see some of the research done on the International Space Station and how it helps us here on earth, and there will be a moon rock […]

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Greenwood Home School Days

Greenwood loves homeschoolers, and I love them for that.  Not only do they have a great variety of homeschool programs at their library, they also offer us our own special time at the Greenwood Community Center!  Every Wednesday (August through May) from 1-3 p.m., and Thursdays from 9-11 a.m., are set aside for homeschoolers to […]


The Continuing Journey to the 500 Festival

As I shared a couple of weeks ago, I will be participating in the Finish Line 500 Festival 5K on May 3. My plan was to be running (well, slow jogging) at least a mile by now. Ah, plans…. Here’s how the last two weeks have looked: At 21 days until the race: We spent […]

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NASA’s Destination Station at Indiana State Museum

Ah, NASA. Maybe it’s growing up in the 80s, when it felt like there was a rocket launch to be witnessed every day, but NASA and space exploration make me feel all warm and fuzzy. So I’m really excited that this spring the Indiana State Museum will be featuring NASA’s Destination Station! Through hands-on activities […]


April 15: Barnes & Noble Homeschool Event

I shared this before, but just in case you missed it I thought I’d share it again with ALL the information. Barnes and Noble’s annual Educator Appreciation Week is coming up and guess who Carmel’s guest speaker is? (hint: ME!) That’s right, I have been offered the opportunity to speak on Tuesday, April 15 at […]

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Extra 20% off at Crazy 8!

So, I’ve recently noticed that absolutely NONE of Little Man’s clothes fit.  He grew A LOT over the winter.  I didn’t even notice it happening, I just happened to look at him the other day and realize his pants look like capris.  Luckily I just found out that Crazy 8 (a Gymboree company) is offering […]


April 16: Jameson Camp Homeschool Event

Enjoy a fun, educational day at Jameson Camp! Jameson Camp offers a unique outdoor getaway within the city limits, located just 10 miles from downtown Indy.  With its 100 acres of forests, trails, creeks and meadows the possibilities are endless. A trip to Jameson will allow your group to experience the natural world in a […]

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FREE Coffee at McDonald’s!

So, I have a weekend job now.  I have not had a job outside the home in five years, so it’s taking some getting used to.  The worst part is not being able to leisurely get up.  I am NOT a morning person, so having to be somewhere by 9:00 is a challenge for me. […]