Traveling the 50 States with the Flat Littles: Louisiana

Thanks to Abby from Louisiana for sending along these great pictures of the Flat Littles visiting two places with their family: the Chalmette Battlefield during the Bicentennial Celebration of the Battle of New Orleans and the replicas of the Nina and Santa Maria in Houma, LA. The Chalmette Battlefield is in the Jean Lafitte National Historical … [Read more...]

Elmwood Park Zoo

Our family recently visited one of our local zoos, The Elmwood Park Zoo. We really enjoyed our family membership this past year to The Philadelphia Zoo, but decided to join the smaller and slightly closer-to-us Elmwood Park Zoo for this year.  One of the main motivators for our membership switch was the giraffe exhibit recently added … [Read more...]

Field Trip – The Philadelphia Orchestra at The Kimmel Center

Our family joined other CC families for a trip this week to see The Philadelphia Orchestra perform Beethoven Lives Upstairs at The Kimmel Center.  Our campus has made this trip before, but it was our family's first time.  I was so excited to experience this with my guys! The production had two actors, one playing a young Christoph … [Read more...]

Field Trip – Ellis Island

Okay, so we're one cycle late on this field trip to Ellis Island.  It was on our short list of places nearby to visit over the summer, but we never quite made it.  We kept pushing it back, but still wanted to make it there before it became too cold. So, this past Friday, my husband took the day off and we made a day trip out of it. … [Read more...]