family · homeschool · homeschooling

Field Trip: Making Apple Cider

Although I have posted in the past that we have gone to the J.A. McFaul Environmental Center, one of our homeschooling co-ops had a field trip there with a program where the kids could learn how apple cider is made. Every student received an apple and had to wash it.  They then got to crush…… Continue reading Field Trip: Making Apple Cider

baby · minimalism · minimalist

Items to Buy When Having a Baby as a Minimalist

I listen to the Cohesive Home podcast whenever an episode is released. Kate recently had her third child and Melissa has three kids.  They were talking about items that they may or may not have needed as minimalist parents of babies months ago now.  It got me thinking to what my favorite products were when…… Continue reading Items to Buy When Having a Baby as a Minimalist

family · homeschool · homeschooling

Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

One of the co-ops we are a part of took a field trip last month on a hot day down to Sandy Hook, NJ to learn about the native Lenape tribe who once lived in that area and what their ways of life entailed.  Our guide gave us a history lesson, showed some items as…… Continue reading Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore