Category Archives: Homeschooling Adventures

Donut Day {On the Cookstove}

        “There!” said the lady when all the ingredients were mixed. “Just wait till you taste these doughnuts!” Homer got down from the chair and pushed a button on the machine marked ‘start’. Rings of batter started dropping into the hot fat. After a ring of batter started dropping, it was cooked […]

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A Tube Ride to Remember {Or Forget}

Happy Father’s Day to the father of our children …. all nine of them! We are so thankful for his leadership, work ethics and steady faithfulness to our family. There is never a dull moment in our lives {sometimes, we wish we had more dull moments so we could catch an afternoon nap on the […]

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Mid Morning Schedule {My Daily Morning & School Routine}

  [As requested, this is a continuing view of our ‘schedule’ during the school months for our family of 10, soon to be 11! The last post covered the morning schedule – this post will cover just after breakfast until lunch time is finished. While this is a typical day, not every day can go […]

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Gingerbread Blessings

“Fathers, mothers, remember this: and if you would not have your children lost to you in after-life — if you would have your married daughters not forget their old home in the new one — if you would have sons lend a hand to keep you in the old rose-covered cottage, instead of letting you […]

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Homemaking {in the Kitchen} for the Young Lady

“Cooking as an art – ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it – should be recognized and then developed in everyone who has to cook, wants to cook, or could cook! Cooking should not be thought of as a drudgery, but as an art. The danger today, for both men and women cooks, is […]

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