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Monthly Archives: May 2015

beach field trip

I made a field trip for our homeschool group… and it was a huge success!  Kids and parents joined with Kitsap Beach Naturalist volunteers (most of whom were older, grandparenty types, which was wonderful) for a morning of exploring all the critters and plants left exposed when the tide went out.  It was amazing to see […]

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hiking season opener

It’s hiking season, with camping soon to follow.  We are so excited!  This year we begin the season with a big purpose to learn about this place and its plants and creatures: Flowers and herbs, trees and berries, weeds and edibles, shrooms and birds, and so many more things await our attention…  

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leaf prints

… on fabric!  Fun, beautiful, and very inspiring for my Ashton, who went on a rampage of creating for days afterward.

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april iphone

Flowers and sky, water and woods, hooping and exercising, a new scuba set for Cedar, and mama-made cloaks for the kids. Fun times in the Jones’ world!

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ice cream!

Oh my, it’s all just so very exciting when the ice cream truck rolls through the neighborhood!

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Outside season is here, complete with trips to parks and beach, hula hooping, football and frisbee throwing, s’mores, grilling, herb gathering, dandelion cookies, and sunsets.  We are SO looking forward to life as it continues to brighten and warm.

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