staycation

Pre-Seasonal Celebrating, New Looks, and Bad News

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    -1-  Pre-Seasonal Celebrating “Liturgical Living” is hot in Catholic circles, but reading seasonal books is popular all over.  We have an awesome library, but all the theme-y books get scooped up fast.  So we started pre-seasonal celebrating.  Books about Valentine’s Day?  We checked those out at the beginning of January.  Books about St. Patrick and […]

A Staycation:  Africa!

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After the success of our first staycation to Australia, we decided to venture on to another continent this summer.  I finally chronicled our real vacation to Yellowstone, so next up for the blog archives is our staycation to Africa! We checked out all the books we could on the various countries in Africa from the […]

A Staycation: Australia!

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We use CHC’s Explore the Continents as a general guide for our staycation to Australia. We checked out all the books we could about Australia from the library.  The nonfiction books were all sort of standard, but there were some fiction books that we read and re-read. Best of Australia in Children’s Literature (We started […]