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Thinking Ahead On The First Day Of Spring

This is what we did today… We spent the bulk of the day driving back and forth to pick up segments of a large shed. It had been torn down to clear space for solar panels to be installed in … Continue reading

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Boggle

I had forgotten how much I like the game Boggle.  I have strong memories of playing it with my grandmother growing up.  Now, my kids have discovered it.  I try to pull out “new” games, books, puzzles, etc. on a … Continue reading

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Bert Dodson, Garden to Bed, and a Letter

Yesterday, we took the most wonderful field trip.  Another family in our home school coop lives next door to the illustrator, Bert Dodson.  Dodson welcomed the group into his studio for the afternoon.  What inspiration. My middle child was fortunate … Continue reading

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Simplicity

There is nothing like a project simple enough that all supplies can be gathered and steps can be completed independently by my 7 year old – a couple of paper cups, a piece of string, and a couple of paper … Continue reading

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Alpine Ski Team – Trying Something New

My oldest has asked for years to be a part of an alpine ski team.  This is the year we decided he could try it out.  We are not entirely sure what we are in for – aside from the … Continue reading

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The Ladies Are Laying!

We have been waiting (ahem…not so) patiently.  I have been resigned over the last few months to purchase eggs from friends as well as the grocery store.   The day has come when we have a full egg basket on … 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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Chicken Snuggles

Who says backyard chickens aren’t snuggly??!

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Seeds, Archery & Kites

What a gorgeous week it has been here in Vermont.  Yesterday afternoon, while I planted seeds… The kids made a kite out of newspaper, sticks, tape, and ribbon… …tested it out in the field behind our home… …set up a … Continue reading

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Smores

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

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