yarn along ~ january 8

On the needles: Steady work on the scarf continues; a few rows a day squeezed in whenever I can. This is just the pace my knitting can take right now. Off the shelf: Re-re-reading through an old favorite: Project Based Homeschooling--I have so much to learn and so much to try, but it's an encouraging … Continue reading yarn along ~ january 8

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winter hike

With an abundance of sunshine in our area, we took to the woods yesterday despite the cold temperatures. Everyone bundled up, and our winter explorations did not disappoint.     The more cautious among us brought along shovels and hoes "in case of snow", and were able to use them to dig "special rocks and treasures" out of … Continue reading winter hike

‘tis the season for giving thanks (repurposing children’s books for thank you notes)

          I hate throwing out children’s books—it particular, I hate throwing out children’s books with great illustrations. I also hold strong convictions about entitlement, teaching gratitude, and saying thank you with a handwritten note. I’m sure there are many Pinterest-worthy ideas for repurposing old children’s books, but I haven’t searched them … Continue reading ‘tis the season for giving thanks (repurposing children’s books for thank you notes)