Friday, December 26, 2014

Port Hudson fieldtrip




















On Friday, October 17th, we attended the Port Hudson Homeschool Day.  They always do a great job with this program.  First off, they always fire the big cannon and then you begin rotating through the stations.  The stations this year were:

  1. Cannon demonstration
  2. Medicine in the battlefield
  3. Soldier life – uniform and gun demonstration
  4. Civil war boats
  5. Soldier life – rations
  6. Civil war cooking – tasting salt pork and johnny cakes
  7. Town ball
  8. Music demonstration


Cannon Demonstration

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Medicine in the battlefield

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Soldier life – uniform and gun demonstration

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Civil war boats

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Soldier life – rations

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Civil war cooking – tasting salt pork and johnny cakes

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Town ball

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Music demonstration

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Symphony field trip

On Thursday, October 23rd, Angela, Kate & I took some of the older kids to the see the Baton Rouge Symphony perform a concert at Christian Life.  They described different eras of music and arts and played certain pieces based on that era.  They also introduced the instruments as they were added to each time period.  Each instrument played a little selection so the students could hear what they sounded like.  At the end, they paid a tribute to George Rodrigue, the painter of Blue Dog, and played “The Saints Go Marching In.”

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Back to School Bash

Back in August, we had a Back to School Bash for our group.  We had bouncers, field day events, food, and loads of fun! Thank you to SpaceWalk of Baton Rouge for helping us out with all of the inflatables!!!

Bouncing Fun
Ping Pong
Kick Ball
Sack Races
More Races


Some of the moms having fun too!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Moms Back to School Dinner


Back in August, we had a Moms Back to School Dinner for the Bayou Cajun Homeschooler moms at City Cafe.  It was a great evening of food, fellowship, fun, and fantastic door prizes.  City Cafe did a wonderful job hosting us that evening.  The service and food was excellent.  I highly recommend them for any group event. 


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Thank you to all of the businesses/moms with small businesses for donating gifts for our door prizes!!!

David Cordell Insurance Co., The Painted Pretties , Charleston Candles and More, Avon ~ Elisa Bankston, Andi Lynn’s Elderberries, Flowers by Tara, Fleur de Bling, Vielka’s Jewelry Box, Usborne Books ~ Chastity Authement, Pampered Chef ~ Shanna Raef, Walmart Gonzales, and a gift card to Jolie Vous Salon from NXT Media. 

Also, thank you to Alexander’s Highland Market for donating the cake for dessert along with Angela Slayton (one of our moms) who made all the (Trim Healthy Mamas) mini cheesecakes.