Monthly Archives: August 2013

REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “La Bella Stella” by Recess Music

Not only am I a homeschooling mom but my family also harbors a deep passion for astronomy and we take every opportunity to expose our girls to the wonders and beauty of our universe.  So when I saw the cover … Continue reading

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Our {Non}Official {Not}Back to School Portaits

I have an idea taking root in my head to stage “school portraits” every year of my girls in a non-traditional way.  (Our school choice isn’t mainstream; why should our pictures be?!) Our yearly photos will try to capture the … Continue reading

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Where Do YOU School?

This week the ladies over at the iHomeschoolNetwork are asking for bloggers to link-up their posts showing their school rooms.  They want us to show them where we school. Which got me thinking . . . where do we school? … Continue reading

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Custom-Made Triple Bunk Beds

In our old house we had a nice bunk bed for Mira and Stella, and Lyra had a single bed on the opposite wall.  In the new house we had dreams of a triple bunk bed that they could all … Continue reading

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Making Family Game Night Fun AND Educational {with a REVIEW of The Classical Historian Games}

Family Game Night used to be a highlight of our week; but somewhere along the way board games have taken a backseat to computer games like Minecraft and Jumpstart. Don’t get me wrong– I appreciate a good computer game for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – August 7, 2013

One of the few times I actually trekked into town since our move and this little guy was awaiting us in front of the movie theater.  

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The “Not” Back To School Blog Hop

The iHomeschoolNetwork is hosting a blog link-up this month in honor of the new school year.  This link-up allows you a glimpse into the inner workings of a MASSIVE assortment of homeschooling families as everyone begins sharpening pencils and beginning their … Continue reading

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