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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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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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Homeschool Curriculum 2015-2016 Arrived

Yahoo!  The curriculum I ordered for the kids for this upcoming year has arrived and I have spent some time with it to organize the sequence of the books.  I decided to go with Moving Beyond The Page – http://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/ for our … Continue reading

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Syrup, Singapore Math, & Face Painting

Yesterday, I finished off most of the syrup and bottled it.  I still have a another round to complete, but this is the bulk of it.  We, of course, had to celebrate this morning with french toast smothered in our … 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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Making Maple Syrup

It has been fun collecting and boiling sap this year in our new home because we now have many real sugar maple trees.  We tapped a few trees at our old house in Maine but had no true sugar maples … 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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Chicken Herding

Seeing my children herding the chickens back to their coop at the end of the day makes me smile… 🙂  

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Kids Easter or Spring Project – Planting Wheatgrass

This week, in preparation for Easter, the kids planted some wheatgrass seeds.  We are thinking it will look pretty on the Easter table to have three little pots of grass growing 🙂 First we put some organic potting soil in … Continue reading

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