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Not Back To School 2014-2015

              Today, many our friends went back to school for the new year. For us, we are always learning. There is no beginning and no end. We just go. I love that about the

How to do Philadelphia for FREE!

Last week we got back from a road trio to Philadelphia and I am left feeling so inspired! It all started about a month ago when the boys were really into inventing things. So we decided to study inventors! I

Where have I been?

So I realize I haven’t posted in 3 months, exactly. What’s happened?? Well, some crazy stuff when it comes to my business. We’ve still been full-steam-ahead with homeschooling, but something had to give, which was this blog.   Things are

Day 5 with Gratitude Elves

This morning they boys found the elves covered in the Christmas cookies they baked on day 3. They were caught red-handed (or cookie-handed!).

Day 4 with the Gratitude Elves

This morning we found them hanging from the ceiling. The boys laughed hysterically and had conversations with them about what it’s like to hang upside down!  

Day 3 with the Gratitude Elves

This morning the boys laughed as they found the elves reading a book to their stuffed toys. A note was left for them saying how proud they were of the boys donating unwanted toys yesterday. The note also told them

Day 2 with Gratitude Elves

This morning we found Gumpdrop and Snowball observing the fishtank. The fish were dancing with excitement as the boys found the elves (let’s pretend it wasn’t just because they knew they were about to be fed!). This morning the letter

Day 1 with the Gratitude Elves

The boys were thrilled to wake up this morning and meet their elves. The elves brought them each a chocolate Christmas countdown calendar. They were so grateful and told the elves that right away! Avery even said he could hear

How To Make A Bendable Gratitude Elf

Gratitude is a big thing in our family. We end each day with a talk about that of which we are grateful. It’s a reminder of how blessed we are and the wonderful things in our lives. At this time

Corduroy literature study – Before Five In A Row (BFIAR)

              We are LOVING our BFIAR curriculum. I have to say, though, I’m not pulling from the actual curriculum as much as I am pulling from the amazing ideas I see from Pinterest. It’s