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Creating with Cricut is Easy!

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Cricut is Easy!

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September 30, 2015

Dad’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is the basic recipe that my mother, Dorothy, and her mother, "Effie," used to make chocolate chip cookies. They were inclined to use half butter and half Crisco and we use pure butter. Yes, these were the cookies that were in the tins that my grandma would serve us up from the freezer and […]

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Tutorial for Dining Table Geography

Years ago we remodeled our kitchen and it left nowhere to place our maps for school.  One day I took the maps out to look at them.  Because they were laminated and rolled up, they were curled and would not lay flat. I got out my blow dryer to relax the maps flat.  My daughter […]

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How to Create Your Own Nature Notebook

SuppliesA sketch pad made with at least 65 lb paper, 5.5” x 8.5” size or 9” x 12” size, works best. Paper weight is determined by how much 500 sheets (a ream) of 24” x 36” paper weighs. This heavier paper works better for inks and water color pencils. Water color paints can be carefully […]

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Nature Notebooks

​I would like to show you how easy it is to introduce and integrate science, art, and literature into your homeschool curriculum through nature studies.In the previous article, I shared the importance of establishing the habit of a daily walk with your children. I had already been walking regularly with my children for almost a […]

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