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Flat Stanley’s Last Hurrah in Arkansas!

After three weeks of fun with Flat Stanley, he will be returning to Wisconsin this weekend. My older daughter is sad that he’s leaving. She wants him to remain a permanent part of our homeschool. That won’t happen, but their … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley’s Adventures in Arkansas (and Texas!)

Yesterday afternoon, we loaded up and took Flat Stanley on a little field trip into our historic downtown area. We had a lot of fun, and the girls learned things about our hometown that I have neglected to tell them. … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley Comes to Arkansas

This month The Homeschool Village’s theme for the Thursday link-up is “February’s Fantastic Finds.” Our first “find” actually found us when it arrived in our mailbox last Friday. A friend in Wisconsin called me a few weeks ago to tell … Continue reading

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Frontier Days at Historic Washington State Park

Last week, we took another field trip. We traveled to Historic Washington State Park for their Frontier Days for Homeschools. We went in February and had a fantastic time. I expected the October version to be the same, but it wasn’t. … Continue reading

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Homeschool Yearbook!

The school year is not over yet, but it’s winding down and drawing to a close. I tend to look at how much I still want to accomplish before we take a summer break, but I’m going to refrain today … Continue reading

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The Reading List

I received a mailer from our local library a few days ago. In it they announced the date for the summer reading program kick-off, which I marked on our calendar. Then I remembered that I have neglected to share what … Continue reading

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Multitude Monday: 536 – 555

I’m making progress on my One Thousand Gifts—counting with Ann Voskamp and The Gratitude Community. Won’t you join us? I’m thankful: #536. for DH’s gift of a hands-free device to use with my cell phone. #537. for a safe trip back to … Continue reading

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Taking It Easy

I have schooled through snow days, sick days, and even a few federal holidays this school year. Yesterday, we took a break. I’ll admit it: I was tired. The girls have been congested (Colds? Allergies?) for a week now. Roo … Continue reading

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Vacation Destinations

Our Flat Stanley project has taken on a life of its own! We spent 2.5 hours Monday afternoon visiting the “must-see” places in our historic downtown! It was a great chance for the girls to learn more about their hometown … Continue reading

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Multitude Monday: 501 – 515

I’m working on the second half of my One Thousand Gifts, joining Ann Voskamp and The Gratitude Community. Won’t you join us? I’m thankful: #501. for the change in my thinking since I began keeping a gratitude list. (I see myself … Continue reading

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