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Curriculum Bookshelf and Schedule (2019 – 2020)

I am so behind planning our school year. I spent the spring helping another homeschooling mother try to form a new community and the summertime running sewing camps. So I've spent August scrambling to get my ducks in a row. Last year, I had everything ready by mid July. Oh well. That's the good thing… Continue reading Curriculum Bookshelf and Schedule (2019 – 2020)

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Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

Our school days are slooooowly returning. The first thing I add back in is Morning Time! It is our favorite time of the day. We gather around for breakfast or a snack and read together. Morning Time is done "family style" with all of our children (ages 5-9) joining in as we loop through each… Continue reading Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

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A Mother’s Morning Basket (Summer)

Happy first day of Summer! Summertime is the best time to gather together a morning basket just for yourself! Our homeschool days are slower and more relaxed. So I am finding more quiet time to rest and read during these long summer days. I try to gather books and items that make me slow down… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Summer)

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Mama’s 2019 Book List

Today, I am sharing my personal reading stack for the year. In 2019, I’m looking to slow down, simplify, and clean things up a little. Hoping this will allow us the time and energy to build relationships and get outside more! Digging deeper into our: Health + Heart + Home. 📚❤️🏠 #mamareads #simpleliving #homeeducation *PS:… Continue reading Mama’s 2019 Book List

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Cloudy Day Pooh Bear Cookies! (Vanilla Sugar Cutouts with Honey Icing)

"Tut-tut, it looks like rain." We baked up some cloudy day cookies as we countdown to see the movie. We were inspired by one of our favorite chapters during our summer read-aloud. We used The Winnie the Pooh Cookie Book for the recipe.   We first gathered up all our ingredients for the batter: butter,… Continue reading Cloudy Day Pooh Bear Cookies! (Vanilla Sugar Cutouts with Honey Icing)

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Tea Time with Pooh Bear

I picked up Pooh's Library in the spring and decided it would be our summer read-aloud. This box set contains four hardcover books: the two original Pooh novels, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, and Milne's two poetry collections, Now We Are Six and When We Were Very Young, which features the very first appearance of Pooh. It is the… Continue reading Tea Time with Pooh Bear

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History and Geography 2018-2019

     At 2:00 pm we do our History and Geography lessons.      We will combine different resources to study Early American History. I LOVE the big book of history stories, keys of history game, and audio from The Good and the Beautiful. We will use their year 1 and year 2 (not pictured)… Continue reading History and Geography 2018-2019