Category Archives: Travel

West Tennessee Mini Road Trip

West Tennessee Mini Road Trip

Last week was our “Spring Break” for our homeschool group, and it’s in quotes because all that meant was that we took a trip together to do three days of learning with our friends, instead of one day here at home.

That sounds like something those overachieving, overbearing homeschool parent types would say so let me pause here and clarify. We ARE NOT those parents. Straight up doing nothing for Spring Break is really awesome and encouraged. Travel just happens to be where we are at our homeschooling best. Trust me when I say that you are most definitely showing us up all day, every day. ;)

We all decided on a 3-day mini-roadtrip to west Tennessee. When I just think of what is in west Tennessee off the top of my head, not a lot comes to mind for young children. However, once we got to digging, we found all kinds of great stuff within a 3.5 hour drive of our house. Continue Reading

Our Great RV Trip to the West, Part 1

Our Great RV Trip to the West, Part 1

This past summer we got to take our first full-blown, official RV trip! This is funny to say because we lived in that RV for 4 months with the renovations – we just didn’t go anywhere. The ol’ girl finally got back out onto the road though as we headed out west for a month-long road trip.

I think we could all very easily be full-time traveling gypsies. Living on the road suits us and none of us mind the close quarters. The kids love hanging out on couches, playing with their toys, while we drive down the interstate. Sean and I love the lack of bathroom breaks and packing/unpacking hotel rooms an RV affords us. We all love the adventure. Continue Reading