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poems for spring

Poems for Spring

In preparation for the spring term of our small, Charlotte Mason homeschool co-op, I went...
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4 Tips for Cooking From Scratch in Less Time

Recently, I returned to physical therapy in an attempt to address my ongoing sciatica.  I...
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Homemade Crockpot Ketchup

This ketchup is one of the ingredients in Last Minute Meatballs, a new favorite around...
Favorite Children's Books for Easter | Roots & Boots

Favorite Children’s Books for Easter

  Are there certain books you always read with your family to prepare for special...
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Children are a Blessing

At times, (okay, many times) my actions do not demonstrate my belief in this truth...
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A Pot o’Gold: More Irish Culture for Kids

What we love about this collection of "Irish stories, poetry, folklore, and (of course) blarney":...
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10 Simple Ways to Weave Holiday Traditions Into Everyday Life

Thanksgiving Thankfulness Tree: an old, recycled piece of cardboard, Mr. Native...
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Green Beans Almondine with OJ

Green Beans Almondine With Fresh Orange Juice This recipe was inspired by the delicious green...
St. Patrick's Day books

A Wee Bit o’ Irish Culture

Tales from Old Ireland So I'm about 1/4 Irish.   (And 1/4 Mexican + 1/2...
What's for Lunch

What’s for Lunch? (other than bread)

One of the questions I fielded most frequently at the beginning of our Strange New...
Seasoned Taco Meat | Roots & Boots

Seasoned Taco Meat

Seasoned Taco Meat Notes: I always double or triple this recipe, in order to have...
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Children’s Books for St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick's Day is coming....looking for books to read with your children in honor of...
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Toxin-free Cleaning: My Secret Weapon

First, two confessions. Then, a marvelous recommendation. (And stay tuned for an exciting giveaway.) Ready?...
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You’re grape! Valentine Bag Toppers

Looking for a cute, edible, non-candy, mass-producible Valentine idea? Try this! This cute idea is...
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Winter Nature Walk on the W&OD Trail (& excellent nature biography for kids)

Background Info: Older Brother and I just finished reading this awesome book, The Flower Hunter,...