Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Merry Band of Travelers

People looked at me like I was crazy when I said I was entertaining the idea of taking my girls on a road trip while Howard was visiting family overseas. “Alone?  With three young children??  Wow, you’re braver than I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – June 27, 2012

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GIVEAWAY – Home Team Advantage™ SUMMER Goal Achievement Pack

Aren’t I lucky!?  I get to close out the month of June with a BANG!  I’ll be presenting one lucky reader with a Home Team Advantage™ SUMMER Goal Achievement Pack from ETA Hand2Mind. For those of you who didn’t see my long and … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Home Team Advantage Summer Achievement Pack

I was recently given the opportunity to review a product from the kind folks over at ETA Hand2Mind.  I’ve been a big fan of ETA for a few years now.  Up until just recently they were known as ETA Cusienaire.  (You know, … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – Grandma Moses

Time for another art post!  (For those of you unfamiliar with our current art-appreciation unit study you can read about it here, as well as see a listing of the artists we’ve completed activities on.) This week we took some time getting acquainted with … Continue reading

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“I’m Gonna Watch You Shine, Gonna Watch You Grow…”

This past week Mira has been asking to read our bedtime story out loud.  I’m not sure if it’s because she’s feeling more confident in her reading or if she really just digs L. Frank Baum’s story.  Either way- it’s … Continue reading

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The Best Part of Me…

… is them.  

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In The Kitchen

While making lunch over the weekend: Stella – Mommy, you’re the best peanut butter and jelly cooker! Mommy- Well thanks, Stella. Stella- You’re welcome.  It’s much better than your other yucky food.

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Visit a Museum…Without Leaving Your Front Door

While walking down the aisles of our local library, this book caught my eye.  I picked it up on a whim hoping it would fit in well with our Adventures in Art unit.  And fit in it has! I pulled … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station

Until recently art had been rather neglected in our homeschool.  I  was good at adding in just enough crafts and activities to ease my guilt but there was nothing instructional or structured about our approach.  For a brief amount of time Howard … Continue reading

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