Oh, The Places You Will Go Blog Hop

Welcome to the “Oh the Places you will go, Back to School Blog Hop” !

Once again I have teamed up with some wonderful bloggers, The Kids Did It and  The Mommy Island to bring my followers an AWESOME BLOG HOP!!  There are over 100 bloggers participating in this Hop!!!!

Runs from Aug 9th to Aug. 23rd!

Are you ready for your kids to be back in school?    I know for my family, this year is a little different, as I have decided to home school through a free public school system.   It is working out wonderful and we are excited as a family to have the kids getting their education here at home!!   I noticed I didn’t spend 1/10 of what I would normally spend on school supplies and new school clothes  However,  I have spent extra money here and there for the initial set up for making part of a room in the house a  “classroom”.

So there is my story….what is yours?  I would love to hear in the comments section about how life is going for you and Kids getting back to school!!  Maybe your kids are grown and you are relaxing and remembering those days….I still want to hear from you in comments below!!

Now on to the good part…….   ENTER BELOW TO WIN A $10 AMAZON GIFT CARD 

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DON’T FORGET TO STOP BY THESE OTHER BLOGS, AND ENTER TO WIN THE AMAZING PRIZES THEY ARE GIVING OUT AS WELL!!!     This is a one stop shop!!   Grab your favorite beverage (coffee, glass of wine, etc) curl up with your laptop , smartphone, tablet etc ….and start entering below!!  Just click on each blogs link.  Then come back and do the next one!!! 

Best of luck to all that enter!!

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84 Responses so far.

  1. Jay Jackson says:

    We haven’t had much time to do anything special this summer. We have been working on starting my wife’s home staging business which is pretty exciting.

  2. Kim Avery says:

    Nothing spectacular this summer. We may try and fit a day to the state fair with my youngest grandson. His first of many years to come!

  3. Kristin C says:

    We are going to an amusement park next week.

  4. James Robert says:

    My kids went to visit their mom and I worked on an old home I bought for us to live in.

  5. jennifer bowen says:

    really have not done any thing this summer other then go to the fair and yes i’m ready for my kid to go back to school

  6. shelly peterson says:

    We didn’t do anything special. Spent time at the pool, parks and the lake.

  7. Kaycee says:

    I’ve been to two concerts and buried my step-daughter.

  8. Lisa Williams says:

    We mostly worked on home improvements and repairs and took a few trips to the beach and will be going to the county fair soon. I always get sad when my kids go back to school,the first week or two is the hardest until I get used to it.

  9. Natalie says:

    I have been training for a marathon this whole summer. I also go to meet my baby niece!

  10. Kathy Ross says:

    We didn’t do much this summer. We had some pretty hot weather for a while. 100+ with heat index and lots of humidity. So it was pretty icky out and we tried to stay in where it was cool. My children are grown up now. But one of them is going to be going to school starting the first week in September.

  11. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I mostly stayed home all summer.

  12. Marti Tabora says:

    I didn’t do anything special at all this summer except for spending a little time with my grandson and I really don’t need anything more than that.

  13. Veronica L says:

    My husband and I took our four boys on their first plane trip to Nashville this summer 😉

  14. Angelica Dimeo says:

    I did not do anything special

  15. Jennifer Hedger says:

    Haven’t really done much this summer. Not really ready for the kids to go to school yet

  16. Hannah C says:

    I haven’t done much this summer but spend time with family. I’m excited to attend a concert this Friday.

  17. Jennylyn Gross says:

    We really haven’t done much

  18. Soha Molina says:

    I went to the beach.

  19. Cheryl Chervitz says:

    We didn’t do much of anything this summer. My grandchildren are getting ready for school.

  20. Christina Graham says:

    We homeschool through the summer but we also went camping a lot, to the beach, and to Alcatraz.

  21. Julie Lundstrom says:

    I didn’t do anything special but enjoy the summer weather. Lots of walks with my kids and dogs. My kids are excited to see their friends but not excited to have to get up early.

  22. Jackie says:

    I had to work this summer so no vacations. We did go to the beach one day, and hoping to go again before August is over.

  23. Kristina Leezer says:

    This summer we took my son to the beach with my in laws. We all had a great time!!

  24. Trisha B says:

    This summer was the first summer as a mother that I worked evenings all summer. We haven’t done much.

  25. Cynthia R says:

    Unfortunately work has been so crazy we haven’t had a chance to do much of anything fun this summer.

  26. Bryan Vice says:

    We stayed around home but got together with a lot of family had a lot of cookouts, fishing and going to the creeks. Just spending the summer outdoors!

  27. Lyndsey R. says:

    We honestly didn’t do too much this summer. Saving money for a trip to Cali in the fall. My son is very excited to start school next week though.

  28. Wendy Caddy says:

    I moved this summer. We homeschool, and do it all year, so there is no “back” to school for us.

  29. I spent a lot of time cleaning the pool.

  30. Ann says:

    I didn’t do much this summer, in terms of “special” or fun things. The summer has seemed to just fly by so quickly! I have enjoyed going to some local farmers’ markets, and am looking forward to going to a couple of nearby festivals. 🙂

  31. Christy Peeples DuBois says:

    We went to the beach and spent week ends on the lake. I can’t believe it is time for school to start back. I guess I’m ready.

  32. Robin Abrams says:

    We went camping a lot this summer. The grand kids are ready to go back to school they are excited

  33. Terra Heck says:

    I went to a few backyard barbecues at friend’s houses and visited Six Flags St. Louis once. I have a Sophomore and a Senior starting school this year. I think they’re ready. Thanks.

  34. kjasus says:

    took a trip to visit my mom this summer

  35. Holly Thomas says:

    We did lots of swimming and took a trip to St. Louis Zoo. Yes, I am ready for kids to go back to school. I will miss them daily but I am so sick of the bickering!!

  36. Katie Bellamy says:

    We just got backk from vacation. Now it’s time for Back to School shopping!

  37. Kayla Klontz says:

    I’ve spent all summer doing things with my kids, trips to the beach, the parks, the zoo, lots of fun stuff.

  38. Donna Newman says:

    We didn’t do much this Summer either, and my son has already graduated so no school kids for me .

  39. Jen D. says:

    We visited our daughter and son-in-law and also attended a surprise 30th anniversary party for my sister and her husband.

  40. Jessica Cox says:

    We didn’t do anything, just hanged out at home. My kids are already back to school

  41. Ann Fantom says:

    This summer we did several day and weekend trip and one week at the beach. My daughter is ready to go back to school, but she isn’t looking forward to it.

  42. Dan Denman says:

    We traveled to visit family. We worked in our vegetable garden.

  43. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This summer I moved to Tennessee mountains. My son and grandchildren came up for a week. We spent the week seeing all the sites, hiking, etc. It was so much fun

  44. Michelle C says:

    We have taken a couple of weekend trips and just returned from our annual beach vacation. I am not ready for summer to end and the kids to go back to school!

  45. Judy Cox says:

    We went & visited our newest great grandson about 2 or 3 weeks ago. All the grandkids have started school here already!!!

  46. Joni Mitchell says:

    My girls are in high school so they are beyond ready to go back to school.

  47. Jodi Hunter says:

    We did not do a lot this summer.

  48. Seyma Shabbir says:

    My sons are not ready for school. We did go to Great Wolf lodge for a night!

  49. Cynthia C says:

    I’ll be taking a road trip to the beach later this summer.

  50. Sandy Klocinski says:

    I went to Las Vegas. I really can’t tell you what happened there because what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

  51. Christina Sparks says:

    My son started his 1st day of high school last Monday, he was excited.

  52. Edye says:

    We spent lots of family time and made good memories.

  53. Amber says:

    We traveled to France to visit family and my kids are definitely excited to head back to school!

  54. Sarah L says:

    A 4 day trip to Santa Fe for the opera.
    Thanks for the contest.

  55. Stacy says:

    We didn’t do anything special, just the typical Florida summer stuff – theme parks, beaches, boating, and backyard parties.

  56. Francine Anchondo says:

    We had a lazy summer. We got a puppy so that is exciting.

  57. Julie Waldron says:

    We haven’t done anything exciting this summer, yet.

  58. sandra says:

    the kids are not quite ready for school

  59. Denise B. says:

    No, we didn’t do anything special this summer; and we homeschool.

  60. elizabeth miller says:

    We did a bunch of day trips like Sahara Sams and six flags.

  61. Jeanna Massman says:

    We spent the summer babysitting our grandson which was fun.

  62. Mya Murphy says:

    I travelled across the USA on the greyhound and then flew across the rest.. made friends everywhere!

  63. Jodi Hassel says:

    Took a bunch of day trips and tried to relax

  64. Jan Lee says:

    Nothing special really this summer. Stayed inside away from the horrible heat mostly. Had a lot of construction going on to my apartment building and in the area from the city so it’s been very annoying lately, lol Just trying to stay sane mostly 🙂

  65. Leela says:

    We traveled out of state.

  66. Erin Madigan says:

    All I did this summer was work. I don’t have any kids, so I don’t have any back-to-school plans.

  67. susan smoaks says:

    we didn’t do anything special this summer. we did go to the beach for a day trip last week though. i hate it when it’s time to go back to school.

  68. Teresa A Thompson says:

    We really didn’t anything special this summer.

  69. Richard Hicks says:

    We visited Carowinds amusement park this summer.

  70. Tara W says:

    We stayed home this summer but had lots of cookouts and park days.

  71. Jonathan Flores says:

    Very Cool

  72. Shane A says:

    We have had many trips to the beach and hope to end the summer with a camping trip while the weather is still nice. She started school two days ago and loves it! (She’s still young…) 😉

  73. Donna B says:

    The main thing I did was plant and tend to a garden

  74. Lisa says:

    I went to lots of events, weddings, baby showers, etc. Excited for the fall for things to calm down!

  75. Dynal Roberson says:

    This summer we went to Devil’s Tower.

  76. Kathy Pease says:

    We vacationed at Hampton Beach NH twice this summer..My kids are all grown so no school for them.

  77. Jerry Marquardt says:

    I loved to go to the beach and enjoy an afternoon to make all those summer day the perfect one.

  78. alona y says:

    This summer we’ve stayed pretty close to home and just have had fun at local spots.

  79. Jennifer H. says:

    We planted a garden.

  80. John H. says:

    We planted a lot of veggies.

  81. courtney hennagir says:

    Ya know,we kinda just hung out at home this Summer.We are putting all of our energy and funds into our Disney trip in October so we tried to keep it low key.We are heading to the beach this Friday so we are excited for that!

  82. Christian Alejandro says:

    We stayed local, but had great trips to Six Flags and Texas Rangers games.

  83. AEKZ2 says:

    We took a trip to Florida to see family. My kids went back to school last week.

  84. Laurie Nykaza says:

    Kids are out of school we did plant a butterfly garden this summer

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