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Pumpkin Letter Find

When Spencer was younger I followed a bunch of teacher turned homeschooler blogs.  I printed out all of the free printables.  I spent hours cutting and laminating and re-cutting.  I had a toddler that put EVERYTHING in his mouth and I didn’t wan’t him ruining the games that I made.  I even made two cubes… Continue reading Pumpkin Letter Find

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Nature Walk at the Beach

My grandparents bought a house on Pipe’s Cove in Greenport back in the 1950’s.  I grew up on the beach.  I absolutely adore it out there and some of my fondest memories are of spending the summers out there.  My father used to take my brother and I on a nature walk down the beach… Continue reading Nature Walk at the Beach

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Invertebrates Class

I am going to go out on a limb and guess that most people don’t know what invertebrates are.  Well you do, you just might not realize it.  Invertebrates are any animals that are multi-cellular, do not have a spine, and do not have cell walls.  Think corals, sponges, bugs, shell fish including crabs and… Continue reading Invertebrates Class

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Cranberry Lake Preserve

  Cranberry Lake Preserve is a 190 acre gem nestled in West Harrison.  Since 1967 it has been a wildlife preserve for migrating birds, turtles, and dragonflies.  There are several different habitat types including a large lake, cliffs, scrubland, mixed hardwood forest, swamp and vernal pools.   Here is the trail map and  the history… Continue reading Cranberry Lake Preserve

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Solar Eclipse 2017

The Great American Eclipse has come and went.  We live in New York and we had 70% coverage. On the 20th, my Mom and I decided that we would go over to the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers. The museum would be open Monday and have viewing cards, solar telescopes, a earth moon system model… Continue reading Solar Eclipse 2017

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Reeves Meadow Harriman State Park

Growing up in Southern Westchester I never imagined I would like hiking as much as I do.  Before we were married I talked Rob into moving up to Rockland with me.  We got this adorable condo in Pomona and we started hiking every chance we got.  We lived very close to Harriman and Bear Mountain… Continue reading Reeves Meadow Harriman State Park

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Westchester Children’s Museum Turns 1

*affiliate links It’s not to often that Spencer and I get to spend the day with Daddy.  We had such a fun time at Westchester Children’s Museum 1st Birthday Party.  They had all sorts of wonderful tables set up in the back space.  There was an area for balloon cars, ConEd had a table with… Continue reading Westchester Children’s Museum Turns 1