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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Molly is thoroughly enjoying rereading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe for her current unit.  Despite her familiarity with the story, rereading it independently and spending time digging into the various elements, characters, setting, etc. of the story has … 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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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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15 Minutes Of Fame

My littlest performed in a figure skating show as a part of her skating club recently.  The performance raised a significant amount of funds to be donated to our local children’s hospital.  When the newspaper ran a little piece, guess … Continue reading

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In The Afternoon

At this time, my kids are in the local public school in our new town, so we need to maximize our after school time.  We are putting together our plans to homeschool starting at the end of this school year … Continue reading

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Hogwarts

We were exceptionally fortunate this afternoon to leave the muggle world and spend some time at Hogwarts… Upon entering the great hall, the kids first had the opportunity to design wands and create dragon’s eyes…don’t you just love the suspended … Continue reading

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Staying In Touch

Yesterday was a fun ski day at a new mountain to us here in Vermont.  We have been planning this day trip since last fall – the kids and I got up before day break to get to the mountain … 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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Grandma’s Chicken Stock, Return To Knitting, & Skating Lessons

My mother was visiting this week and she taught me a life changing (in my opinion) way to make chicken stock.  Put all the leftover chicken pieces from your roast chicken – bones, skins, juices – as well as the … Continue reading

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Dog Care

We have found the most amazing dog care situation here in our new town in Vermont.  Through word of mouth, we found out that some acquaintances who live on an off-grid homestead just outside of our little village are willing … Continue reading

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