Final Yellowstone Post! (Mommy misses community and we see lots of animals: Elk, Pronghorn, Yellow-Bellied Marmot, Bear, Bison)

Our time at Yellowstone is officially over. It is still rated as RR and E's fave national park (as mentioned already). Even the long driving distances, massive animal jams, and bigger crowds than we are used to couldn't deter them from their decision! We did have one time we went through the entrance gates and …

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Our first week of school 2019-2020 (& more Yellowstone)

We started "school" last Monday the 9th but I think it's pretty obvious our education has been quite robust all year and even through the summer! I can't believe this is our 6th year of homeschooling. This has truly been one of the greatest gifts of my life and I'm so grateful. DREAM Academy has …

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Yellowstone – Waterfalls and our once in a lifetime date night! (And the one year anniversary of our house flooding)

We love all the waterfalls we have seen at Yellowstone! The upper and lower falls were truly so beautiful and some of the most amazing views we've ever seen. Last week we also saw Gibbons Falls, Firehole Falls, and Fairy Falls. We haven't seen Mystic Falls or Tower Falls which are some other popular ones …

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Yellowstone – Mammoth Hot Springs, Grizzly Discovery Center, and Elk bugles!!!

After a few days of driving many hours in the park, we decided to take a morning off and go to the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone. We haven't seen any bears in the wild yet so this was a good "cheat" for us. Most of these bears were orphaned when their …

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Yellowstone – Old Faithful , Grand Prismatic, and The Geothermal Features

Well history has been made and it's official!!! RR, the boy who can never choose a favorite anything, has declared Yellowstone to be his favorite national park ever! When most people think of Yellowstone they think wildlife and they think about Old Faithful, right? But it's so funny because most people (including us!) don't spend …

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Yellowstone – Grand Canyon, Roosevelt Cookout & Lamar Valley

MomMom and Pa arrived on the 1st of September and spent a week with us here in Yellowstone! We saw a lot of amazing geology, wildlife, and landscapes. We had good family time, enjoyed special treats and we were so happy to have them! Yellowstone is HUGE with one major "grand loop" that goes around …

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1st Night in Yellowstone – Elk bathing & Norris Geyser Basin

We left Kalispell Montana on Saturday (Aug 31) and came to West Yellowstone! The views on the drive were beautiful. I realize I have said this about every state....but Montana is gorgeous. I can't seem to find better words for all we've seen. I need to dust off my thesaurus... but geez let's all just …

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