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Coop, The Family Under The Bridge, And Girls Lacrosse

Every Tuesday morning, the kids and I head down to our local library for our homeschool coop day. We are fortunate to live close enough that we can walk or bike back and forth easily. On coop days the kids … Continue reading

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Schoolwork And Extracurricular Commitments

There are some days when I ponder how much more schoolwork we could get accomplished if we weren’t always running off to practices and other extra enrichment activities… But the fact is that we are able to more easily participate … Continue reading

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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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Spring Nature Field Trip And Lacrosse Clinic For Giants

Well, we certainly were not stuck inside all winter – we skied more than we have ever skied – having two of the three kids on an alpine ski team for the first time. But, I must say, with most … 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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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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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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Weekend Task

Any guess as to what our task was this weekend???  Hint: we live in Vermont…

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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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