We recently returned from a week on the Big Island of Hawaii. What a treat it was to experience the island lifestyle, witness beautiful sunsets, and drink some awesome guava juice! Through my dad’s company, we were able to enjoy a mostly-paid-for trip to the Big Island. None of us had ever been to this…
Trip to Greer
For those of you who live in AZ (or other hot locations), you understand the necessity to escape the heat every so often. And that’s just what we did. Last week we packed up and drove to Greer, AZ (about 4 hrs east of us) for a few days. Let me tell you, the weather was…
Fall Break in CA
so in az we start school in early august and take a week break in october. i didn’t realize not many states have a fall break but i guess it makes sense considering they usually start school in september. anyway, even though we homeschool, we often follow the local public school’s breaks and took last…
since my dad’s side of the family is japanese, traditionally, the day after Christmas, we all gather to make mochi (a doughy ball made from rice). the japanese believe it to be “good luck” for the new year, but we just have fun gathering together again!
This year’s Christmas was full of friends, family, and a lot of FUN!!