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Weekend Wandering in NC – Bath & Washington

Take a step back in time and check out NC’s oldest town, Bath. Take a short drive from there, and check out one of NC’s best state parks. Located in Beaufort County are two fantastic places to spend a day or an entire weekend. Bath is NC’s first town with quite a history that includes… Continue reading Weekend Wandering in NC – Bath & Washington

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Weekend Wandering- Edenton, Currituck, Kitty Hawk

Beautiful lighthouses, sand as far as you can see, and a place that has forever changed history; these are some of the things my family and I got to experience a few weeks ago. What started as a field trip idea to enhance a book we were reading for review, has now become one of… Continue reading Weekend Wandering- Edenton, Currituck, Kitty Hawk

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Something to Celebrate in April

How does No Housework Day sound to you? Are you into Shakespeare? Do you wear your pajamas to work? Planning a trip to the zoo? Find out about many of the National Holidays when you Celebrate Every Day! Oh, about those pajamas……..I’m skipping out on that one! We are “hopping” right along through the calendar,… Continue reading Something to Celebrate in April

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Rewind – The Very Best of Homeschool Fanatic

A year ago this week, I started a blog. I didn’t start a blog because I needed something to do, wanted to get rich, or because I think I’m the best homeschooling mom. I started a blog because I have a fire, a passion, and a drive. My goal has always been to encourage, share… Continue reading Rewind – The Very Best of Homeschool Fanatic

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Holiday Deals, Freebies, and Ideas!

I don’t know about you, but shopping may look different this year for many. Sadly, my days of wandering the aisles of my favorite stores to find the perfect gift may not be possible this year. Good news though! Many of my favorite online companies, blogger friends, and others are rolling out some great deals… Continue reading Holiday Deals, Freebies, and Ideas!

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Fanatic News Flash – December

I don’t know about you, but I thoroughly enjoyed my November. I did not do anything December related – no shopping, no decorating, and no over-planning. We seemed to have an unusually vivid and longer fall season than I can remember in the past. The pretty leaves seemed to hang onto the trees and proudly… Continue reading Fanatic News Flash – December

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Twelve Teens & Two Nights in Washington, D.C.

Monuments, museums, metros, miles, and memories were made on our teen trip with our homeschool co-op. On a Monday morning, two crowded vans left Eastern NC bound for Washington, D.C. For many of us, it was our first trip to our nation’s capital. As a first-timer, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I spent most… Continue reading Twelve Teens & Two Nights in Washington, D.C.