The weekend of our daughter's birthday, the Knoxville Zoo had their Dollar Days. This is where you can get $1 tickets to the zoo so long as you bring non-perishable food donations for each ticket purchased. I bought six tickets and we invited Uncle Joe and Aunt Stephanie to come along with us. The children were so excited to visit all of the animals. They could barely contain their … [Read more...] about Our Day at the Knoxville Zoo
Our Edible Plant Hike
On Friday I took our son, Gabriel, on a hike with a group of other homeschoolers. This hike was led by a Ranger and was going to cover the native edible plants in our area. We arrived at the Chattanooga River Environmental Education Center a bit early so we meandered around the pond until the others arrived. We had to watch our step because the ground was covered in duck poop, but the … [Read more...] about Our Edible Plant Hike
Our Day at the Tellus Science Museum
This weekend we went to the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, Georgia. This is my son, Gabriel's, favorite museum of all time. Just their gift shop alone has him speechless. He is a huge fan of both their Fossil Gallery and their Mineral Gallery. I'm always impressed with it myself! I apologize now for the bombardment of pictures you are about to experience. We started our visit … [Read more...] about Our Day at the Tellus Science Museum
Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My!
On Saturday, we decided to visit an animal sanctuary called Noah's Ark. We felt this would make a great family outing as well as an educational experience for us all. It is located just south of Atlanta, Georgia. I adore the mission behind this non profit sanctuary. They are dedicated to providing homes to injured, abused and orphaned animals, they provide a place of love for animals … [Read more...] about Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My!