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Emily Keniston
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Wife and mother, Episcopalian, runner, organic foodie, wanna-be farmer.
Wife and mother, Episcopalian, runner, organic foodie, wanna-be farmer.

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"No" Protects My Family
Apparently I did something very strange today. Strange, at least, by many family's standards if the looks of disbelief that I got from several other mothers around me were any indication. But really, I know that I am different in this regard because I get t...

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Simple Little Christmas Giving
We keep gift-giving simple around here. Mostly, anyway. We believe that homemade is best, second-hand is great, and ethically made store bought is good, too. We consider the carbon footprint of a product, the labor standards and materials used in its produc...

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Perfect Isn't Always Good Enough
It's no secret that perfectionism isn't good for us. Aside from the occasional positive motivation to get a task completed to the best of our ability, perfectionism exists to pressure us into always doing better, and breeds discontent with the way things ar...

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Introducing...
... Meredith Alice Keniston, born October 15th, 2013 at 3:32 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs., 7.5 oz and measured in at 19 inches. We are all quite well and reveling in our new status as a family of six (SIX!). We are so appreciative of the well-wishes and lovely m...

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Another fun Before Five In a Row book unit on Blueberries for Sal, done by some native Mainers! Includes field trips, recipes, crafts and skill building activities.

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First day of school pictures to share!

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Here's our full meal plan for the week, featuring all sorts of local produce that is in peek season right now. Since we're also "rowing" the Before Five In A Row book Blueberries for Sal this week, I've also included a fun blueberry recipe to make on each day! Enjoy!

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For those nights when you just need something fast, healthy and delicious...

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Check out our homeschool room for this school year!

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The process of planning a homeschool year, with links to daily routines, daily, weekly, and monthly printables, plus organization ideas.
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