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Visiting 6 Countries in 1 Day!!

Visiting 6 Countries in 1 Day!!

  Have you ever wished you could visit 6 countries in 1 day? Yesterday we visited Mexico, Norway, Germany, Italy, China, and the USA…all in one day!!! Impossible you say? Not if you live in the great state of Florida…and have an Annual Pass to 

State Park Family Pass for the Win!

State Park Family Pass for the Win!

My fellow Floridians…are you aware of the sheer number of State Parks in this state?? My mind is seriously blown! They are everywhere!! Not only are they everywhere…but they are amazing! Whether you are looking for a place to go biking, birding, snorkeling, camping, shelling, 

My Why…

My Why…

This picture? THIS, is my why. Those 3 little beach bums right there. Getting to watch them learn and explore has made for a pretty amazing year. Is it always easy? Heck NO! Are there days where I want to hide? You betcha! Those hard 

Amazing Artists Week 2- Becoming Jackson Pollock

Amazing Artists Week 2- Becoming Jackson Pollock

Much like Pablo Picasso, my kids were so intrigued by the works of Jackson Pollock! They absolutely love seeing his artwork…it is so full of splatters, splashes, and drips of paint! We couldn’t wait to jump right in and get started!! This week I was 

My Top 10 Homeschool Must-Haves!!

My Top 10 Homeschool Must-Haves!!

1.) Coffee…yes, I am totally serious! My kiddos know that before we can start anything, Mama needs to have her coffee…with a side of quiet. I am not a morning person…at all. Coffee is the only thing that makes me feel like a human in 

Year-round Homeschooling…say whaaat?

Year-round Homeschooling…say whaaat?

  With summer right around the corner (or perhaps already here for those of us who live on the sun…er…Florida) I have noticed a lot more discussions on whether or not to homeschool year round. Just like every other homeschool related topic, there are some 

Discount School Supply for your Artsy Needs!

Discount School Supply for your Artsy Needs!

As a homeschool Mom, I always love hearing about tips, tricks, favorite supplies, and deals from other homeschoolers! I have found some of my favorite things based on the recommendations of others. So, I want to share with YOU my go-to online supplier of all 

Amazing Artists Week 1- Becoming Picasso!

Amazing Artists Week 1- Becoming Picasso!

(The following links go to my personal Usborne Books & More website, as a consultant I do receive commission on purchases) Welcome to the first installment of our Amazing Artists unit!! I am so excited to get started! Like many of the other projects we 

My Top 10 Usborne Books for Homeschooling- Part 2

My Top 10 Usborne Books for Homeschooling- Part 2

  It is time for the continuation of my Top 10 Favorite Usborne Book for Homeschooling! These 5 are equally as fabulous as the first 5…and I could have added so many more into this mix! So, here they are: 6.) 365 Science Activities– This 

Coming Soon!!!

Coming Soon!!!

Homeschool By the Beach is a fun new site that focuses on an eclectic approach to home education. Join us as we discover amazing books, do hands on art projects, and go on adventures through our brand new home state of Florida. This site is under