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After we cooked in the sun at Fort Necessity (see here), it was just a 15 minute drive to Ohiopyle State Park. I’d been white water rafting there as a kid, and while this is definitely not my cup of tea, I could totally see why it would be fun on a hot summer day if you don’t fear death by rocks in class 4 rapids. 488 more words


Fort Necessity

We are slowly making our way through the French and Indian War circuit. A few years ago we watched an awesome re-enactment of a battle at Fort Ligonier – complete with 10-pound cannons – and last summer we visited Bushy Run Battlefield ( 1,051 more words


Landlords - the options

Amanda and I spent the last Bank Holiday weekend sprucing up one of our properties, following the end of a 12 year tenancy. We have needed to put new carpets down, paint the walls, and carry out a deep clean on the kitchen, light fittings and doors. 327 more words


First Corn!

Not much has changed over the last week with the gardens. They have been healthier since we pulled out the squash plants, probably because the gardens are now attracting less squash bugs. 100 more words

Coronado Historic Site

This Is How We Science: Phases of Matter

*a weekly look at how we’re making 8th grade home school science fun* :)

As we continue forward with our study of chemistry, we, of course, had to take a little bit of time to discuss the phases of matter. 375 more words

Home School

Holidays of the World Cookbook Review

Cultural studies are vital to a well-rounded education but very few of us have the opportunity to spend our lives traveling the world. To help bring these experiences to our children we have one multicultural night a month in our family, and to add even more fun our support group is starting a monthly park day dedicated to sharing different cultures! 278 more words


Hands On : Illford Delta 3200

Hiya people of the internet!

About two months ago i was at Kovan attending the 100 Bands festival, the 100 Bands festival is a music festival spanning across the month. 1,284 more words