The Weekly Ramble

all the pickles

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps keep this show on the road. So thanks! This was the week when […]

The Weekly Ramble

weekly ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps keep this show on the road. So thanks! We  call this “Bored […]

Happy Reading, Happy Summer Sale

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Tomorrow is the official first day of summer! Yay! It’s also my dad’s 71st birthday. Everybody say, “Happy Birthday, Grampa Jack!” Whichever occasion you’re celebrating, I say, it’s time to have a happy summer filled with good reads. Whether it’s for you or for your kids, reading is a great way to spend the summer […]

The Weekly Ramble

FishBoy13

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. FishPapa and I just got back from a 36-hour trip to Ontario, CA. Not, Ontario, Canada, but Ontario, California. We took our two teenagers, FishBoy13 and FishBoy17 to the Great Homeschool Convention. I’ll be sharing more on Monday, but I’ll say now that it was great. […]

Enjoy 50 Books with Kids

Enjoy 50 Books with Kids - a reading guide for parents and young children, complete with activities, crafts, and recipes.

We’re big book readers at our house. One of my biggest hopes and dreams for my children has been that they would know the love of reading. Now that five out of six know how to read and enjoy doing so independently, I am a thrilled mama. Summertime is when we step up our reading-for-fun […]

The Weekly Ramble

The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This week is a blur. FishBoy11 tested for yellow belt on Sunday. I overslept on Monday. On Tuesday, we visited the USS Midway for a field trip. Wednesday I went to yoga. Thursday we did running club, library, post office, and lunch with the FishPapa. On Friday […]

The Weekly Ramble

photo booth masks

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly keeps this show on the air. So thanks! What a great week it […]

The Weekly Ramble

The Weekly Ramble: A review of the new Tiger Trail at the SD Zoo Safari Park, a Minion Birthday Cake, and a FishMama birthday sale.

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I stood two feet from this tiger earlier this week. Of course there was glass between us, but still. That’s a pretty good view of a tiger! The kids and I were invited to a media preview* of the new Tiger Trail at the San Diego […]