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Honeybee danced in a Christmas recital with her Irish Dance studio yesterday. We all enjoyed watching her! She’s been dancing for almost a year now, and loving every minute of it.
We’ve had quite the eventful summer, including reunions for both my own and my husband’s families. My family chose to hold the reunion in Vermont, approximately 2500 miles from where we live. We decided that was a great excuse to … Continue reading
Lots going on in the garden this Spring! We’ve been adding lots of mulch to our home garden, it helps both to keep weeds down and minimize water evaporation. A nearby town was offering mulch free to the public (they … Continue reading
Honeybee has been learning long division, and I wanted to demonstrate what the algorithm means by using manipulatives. Here’s What we started with: 368 We need to break this up into groups of 4, starting with the hundreds. Since we … Continue reading
Death is conquered, man is free Christ has won the victory
We are being ambitious with our foreign language study this year. We are making (very slow) progress in several languages at once: Arabic (Honeybee’s lovely calligraphy is above), Mandarin, and Spanish. We are using the book Alif Baa to learn … Continue reading
tiny kernel of hope nourished in the barren time awakes new growth of faith Spring will come
adding milk to citric acid water Now it’s time to heat the milk and add the renin–then let it sit to form curds cutting the curds heating curds in a water bath–they’re warm enough when they become stretchy Fresh Mozzarella!