One of the countries that we are learning about this month is China.  So for Fika, we made homemade fortune cookies. :). The kids had fun making up fortunes to put inside the cookies. We also listened to traditional Chinese folk music and watched a couple of videos from Liziqi’s YouTube channel.  I highly recommend...
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About Shelly

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I’m passionate about strengthening my relationship with Jesus Christ through personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Pioneer Unit 2020: Day 6

Today, we carded wool, spun yarn, and died the yarn with marigolds that we grew in our garden.  This was really fun!  This was my first time every...
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Pioneer Unit 2020: Day 5

Today we made cheese!  We had never made homemade cheese before so this was pretty fun.  And it was super easy. I used this farmer’s cheese recipe.  It...
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Pioneer Unit 2020: Day 4

Today, we went on a train ride.  Last week, we completed the first leg of Cecelia’s journey from Bornholm, Denmark to Utah.  And today, we next leg of...
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Pioneer Unit 2020: Day 3

In honor of Cecelia and Susannah, we went on a ship voyage today.  I built a ship just like last year.  We had fun buying our ship tickets,...
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Pioneer Unit 2020: Day 2

For our pioneer unit today, we built the Nauvoo Temple… out of legos. The kids each got a lego temple for Christmas last year that they have been...
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Pioneer Unit 2020: Day 1

Time for our 3rd annual pioneer unit!  We love this unit so much and look forward to it all year.  When we did this unit for the first...
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Campout #4 2020: Silver Lake Flat Reservoir

Friday was my birthday.  We decided to go camping. 🙂  This time we went to Silver Lake Flat Reservoir in American Fork Canyon. We were lucky and got...
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Fika Friday: Germany

Ok… so today is technically Thursday, but we are learning about Germany this month and decided to make some German food.  My dad served his mission in Germany...
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Campout #3 2020: Goblin Valley

We went camping at Goblin Valley this weekend.  It was really hot and windy…but we still had a great time!  We even saw a scorpion in real life...
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