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Halloween and Learning Pronouns

I must admit that I am not a huge fan of Halloween.  But my kids are super excited! So we hosted a pumpkin carving evening tonight with a few friends.  Two out of three of my kiddos are now able … Continue reading

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New Skills – Soccer, Cooking, Needle Felting, & Math

So many new skills being developed around here this fall… It has been encouraging watching my younger girls follow in their older brother’s and dad’s footsteps and develop a love for the game of soccer.  The season is over as … Continue reading

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Finally Homeschooling

Well, we did it…we have taken the plunge…the kids are now learning at home on a daily basis. Rather than continuing to feel WAY behind on posting about this journey of ours, I decided to simply post a smattering of … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake For Breakfast Anyone?

Is it terrible that I had birthday cake for breakfast this morning?  Does it improve the situation if it was carrot cake? My youngest turned seven yesterday…so very hard to believe. We had a wonderful afternoon with a special visit … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cake

Last Sunday, my 6 year old spoke up and offered to make a strawberry cake for a potluck dinner at our church tomorrow – absolutely adorable at the time.  We won’t be in town to attend, but she finished decorating … Continue reading

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Morning Math & Pizza

So this is our new vacation morning routine… Relatively short burst of math work, then on to other things…it seems to be working well.  Even my math resistant 10 year old claims (with enthusiasm!) that he likes doing it. And … Continue reading

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Smores

Bonus to all this syrup boiling?  Outdoor fires perfect for also making…

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Making Simple Edible Spring Nests

Thanks to my super mother-in-law, who sent the supplies home with us after a visit a couple of weekends ago for this easy and fun spring project, my littlest munchkin had a great afternoon in the kitchen while her sister … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

My eight year old is preparing for her birthday party scheduled in a couple of weeks.  She is a planner.  She likes to be ready.  Tonight was the night to make the gifts to hand out to her friends.  Pretzels … Continue reading

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Knitting & Cooking Eggs

My eight year old is REALLY into knitting right now.  Last night, she knit through her sister’s skating lesson… She knit all the way home in the car… She knit through our evening reading – Caddie Woodlawn, at the moment … Continue reading

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