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Alexandra Dekerf
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Choosing Homeschool Curriculum & Planning for the Year Ahead
Late spring is usually the time when I start thinking of the following homeschool year. It is a good time to evaluate what works and what doesn't. Planning for the year ahead and choosing curriculum is easier every year, for me anyway. All the choices for h...
Late spring is usually the time when I start thinking of the following homeschool year. It is a good time to evaluate what works and what doesn't. Planning for the year ahead and choosing curriculum is easier every ye...
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The Categorical Universe of Candice Phee ~ Book Review
The Categorical Universe of Candice Phee by Australian author Barry Jonsberg is the quirky story of a twelve year old girl who is unique and trying to understand the world around her.  The story starts off as a school assignment, Candice's class is given th...
The Categorical Universe of Candice Phee by Australian author Barry Jonsberg is the quirky story of a twelve year old girl who is unique and trying to understand the world around her.  The story starts off as a scho...
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Yoga in April: Daily Yoga with Adriene + DetoxYoBody
Snowga ~ April 28 I continued my daily practice through the month of April. I am at the point now that I can't imagine not doing yoga every single day. It just feels like part of my routine. Some days I don't get to it first thing in the morning, so I do lu...
Snowga ~ April 28 I continued my daily practice through the month of April. I am at the point now that I can't imagine not doing yoga every single day. It just feels like part of my routine. Some days I don't get to it fi...
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Walking the Confederation Trail ~ Charlottetown Branch
The Confederation Trail is a trail that spans across Prince Edward Island. It is a lovely way to see many parts of the island and I am hoping to walk as much as I can over the next several months.  I will share some of my adventures here with you, along wit...
The Confederation Trail is a trail that spans across Prince Edward Island. It is a lovely way to see many parts of the island and I am hoping to walk as much as I can over the next several months.  I will share some of my a...
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Finding Serendipity ~ Book Review
Finding Serendipity, written by Angelica Banks, is a fun adventure filled with magic in the world of imagination, that is also a wonderful mother-daughter story.  The author Angelica Banks is actually two writers, Heather Rose and Danielle Wood from Tasmani...
Finding Serendipity, written by Angelica Banks, is a fun adventure filled with magic in the world of imagination, that is also a wonderful mother-daughter story.  The author Angelica Banks is actually two writers, H...
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Lonely Planet Kids Adventure Books ~ Raincoast Books Review + Giveaway
Adventures in Famous Places by Lonely Planet Kids is a fun, colourful and educational activity book that has a lot of stickers too!  Celeste loves interesting sticker books and she spent many hours with this one. There is so much to do in this book! By the ...
Adventures in Famous Places by Lonely Planet Kids is a fun, colourful and educational activity book that has a lot of stickers too!  Celeste loves interesting sticker books and she spent many hours with this one. Ther...
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Homeschool Report + Links ♥ ~ The Last Four Months!
It has been a long time since I wrote a homeschool report on my blog. I think it is time for one, before our homeschool year comes to a close!  Having only one child at home makes it very easy to complete our homeschool routine, which leaves us plenty of ti...
It has been a long time since I wrote a homeschool report on my blog. I think it is time for one, before our homeschool year comes to a close!  Having only one child at home makes it very easy to complete our homesc...
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Lonely Planet: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island ~ My Review
The Lonely Planet travel guides are well researched and written, filled with interesting information, they are a pleasure to read, help us dream and plan our vacations!  Traveling doesn't always have to be to far away exotic locations. Discovering the provi...
The Lonely Planet travel guides are well researched and written, filled with interesting information, they are a pleasure to read, help us dream and plan our vacations!  Traveling doesn't always have to be to far away...
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Homeschool Successes ~ The Big Picture and the Current Details
After homeschooling for over 9 years, I have so many wonderful memories with my three children. My oldest two, currently 16 and 17, are now attending the local senior high school which they both entered at grade 10. That leaves only Celeste, almost 11, at h...
After homeschooling for over 9 years, I have so many wonderful memories with my three children. My oldest two, currently 16 and 17, are now attending the local senior high school which they both entered at grade 10. That leav...
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Journey North Mystery Class 2015 ~ Our Answers
Our wall map with each location marked We have completed another year of Journey North Mystery Class and submitted our answers. Now, we wait to find out if we find them correctly!  #1 - Mbabane, Swaziland  #2 - Glace Bay, Canada  #3 - Tamuning, United State...
Our wall map with each location marked We have completed another year of Journey North Mystery Class and submitted our answers. Now, we wait to find out if we find them correctly!  #1 - Mbabane, Swaziland  #2 - Glace Bay, Can...
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Adventures in Famous Places by Lonely Planet Kids ~ Review + Giveaway
Adventures in Famous Places by Lonely Planet Kids is a fun, colourful and educational activity book that has a lot of stickers too!  Celeste loves interesting sticker books and she spent many hours with this one. There is so much to do in this book! By the ...
Adventures in Famous Places by Lonely Planet Kids is a fun, colourful and educational activity book that has a lot of stickers too!  Celeste loves interesting sticker books and she spent many hours with this one...
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A Gracious Space: Spring Edition ~ My Review
Brave Writer creator Julie Bogart has released a Spring Edition to her wonderful book "A Gracious Space". It is a lovely collection of entries that are supportive and inspiring for homeschool parents.  The Spring Edition is a collection of 50 " daily reflec...
Brave Writer creator Julie Bogart has released a Spring Edition to her wonderful book "A Gracious Space". It is a lovely collection of entries that are supportive and inspiring for homeschool parents.  The Spring Edit...
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Continuing the Magic of Tidying Up ~ Books & More with The KonMari M...
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I have now finished reading the book "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo. After working on my clothes (see this post), I

The Rawtarian Raw Cleanse ~ My Experience
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As part of my peace focus this year, I signed up with The Rawtarian to do a low-fat raw cleanse. I had originally decided to follow the clea

Homeschooling Through the Winter
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Homeschooling through the winter can be difficult at times, especially in Canada. The weather is often very cold, the snow might be pretty b

Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team Introduction
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Introducing a team of homeschooling bloggers from across Canada, who will share their wisdom each month. Lots of great things planned!

Homeschooling with the Internet: A SchoolhouseTeachers.com Yearly Member...
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SchoolhouseTeachers.com is an Internet-based membership curriculum, a division of the Old Schoolhouse Magazine and has over 100 courses to c

It's Just Around the Corner... {+ a Giveaway!)
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I know it can be hard to face it, but really, the holidays are not that far away. While most of us are still scrambling to figure out Hallow

Making in the Kitchen with Oh She Glows Cookbook
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I treated myself a couple of weeks ago to two new books, a quilting one (Simply Retro by Camille Roskelley) and The Oh She Glows Cookbook by

why being a mom is enough.
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I’m talking about simply being a mom. I’m talking about getting up in the morning, slapping your face with water, looking in the mirror, sig

Holy Sh**, This Is HARD: Thriving as a Full Time Parent
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Help when you're drowning from someone who's been there....

Me & Michael Smith- 100 Recipes in 52 Weeks
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First off, I just wanted to start by saying how EASY this recipe is. When you open your roasting pan and dig into the cooked chicken, you wo

Each homeschool year is different
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I have been thinking since the start of this new year that I haven't written about homeschooling in a long time. I had stopped writing weekl

Journey North Mystery Class Starts Very Soon!
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"Mystery Class is a global game of hide-and-seek. Students track seasonal changes in sunlight and then investigate other clues to find ten s

2014 on the Island :: Ice Sculptures
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2014 on Prince Edward Island is going to be a big year! It marks the Sesquicentennial of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference. There will be lo

"My Favourite Time of Year"
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Joyeux Noel! Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! I wish you a wonderful time with your family and friends. See you in 2014!

Poetry Tea Time :: Winter Solstice + Orange Cranberry Bread
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Along with our regular poetry collections (see more about them here), we read a few books on the Winter Solstice today. The Winter Solstice

Window Starts & Himmeli :: Homemade Christmas Ornaments
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We spent yesterday afternoon at our friends' house crafting! It was fun and I love the handmade decorations Carol picked for us to make. We

Make & Listen :: 34
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Another Thursday, another post for Make & Listen, my 34th! This past week, I didn't have a lot of time to create and make things. I did fini

Poetry Tea Time
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Poetry Tea Time is a routine we have picked up from Brave Writer. The idea is simple and very enjoyable. Pick a day and time, for us it is T

Christmas Tree!
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Our tree is up! I really love seeing it all light up in the evening. We also started reading our wrapped story books. Celeste really likes o