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My MomHeart is Full!

This past weekend, I attended the MomHeart Conference in Denver.  It was such a huge blessing for me.  The Lord really showed me a lot through Sally Clarkson and her team.I have read Sally’s books and blogs fo manyr years, but … Continue reading

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The Giant Pancake

When I was growing up, one of my favorite meals was The Giant Pancake.  It has other names and variations succh as a German pancake or Dutch Baby.  When I have failed to make dinner plans on a busy homeschool day, I make … Continue reading

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The $200 Hamster

                                                          Miss Stormy and Mocha This is a testament to our family’s love of animals.  Stormy is Pickles’ beloved Winter White hamster.  She was a replacement for her other beloved hamster, Acorn.  She’s still in the deep freezer, but that’s another story!Stormy developed … Continue reading


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New Curriculum for the New Year

As is common with a lot of homeschool families, it’s time for a reevaluation of curriculum.  A fresh start has come to our home with the new year.  I don’t usually make resolutions, but I do like to see what is … Continue reading

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It happened, move on.

It’s a new year!  Happy 2013!  I am praying for a better year for our family this year.  2012 was not our best year.  We made a move across the country from a place we loved–Newport, RI.  We have lived here … Continue reading

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Once Again

I keep feeling called to blog again and I’ve resisted for quite some time.  I have blogged on and off for the last 6 years.   No time like the beginning of a new year for a new start.  I am … Continue reading

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Learning Links

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