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Alexandra Dekerf
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My Art Journal ~ Watercolour Mandala, Peace Sign, and Celeste's Poem
I continue to play in my art journal, lately with watercolours. I still look at the weekly prompts from the documented art project but I haven't followed the suggestions much this year. I am still very grateful for that project because, without it I would n...
I continue to play in my art journal, lately with watercolours. I still look at the weekly prompts from the documented art project but I haven't followed the suggestions much this year. I am still very grateful for that proje...
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The Magic of Tidying Up in the Bathroom with the KonMari Method
The magic of tidying up continues in our house!  I have been tackling the Komono list. Mari Kondo explains that komono is "a Japanese term that the dictionary defines variously as small articles, miscellaneous items, accessories, gadgets or small tools, par...
The magic of tidying up continues in our house!  I have been tackling the Komono list. Mari Kondo explains that komono is "a Japanese term that the dictionary defines variously as small articles, miscellaneous items, access...
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Yoga Every Day with Yoga with Adriene and More!
After completing the 30 days of yoga  in January, I loved the daily practice so much that I had to keep going, every single day. I also continue to document my daily yoga on my instagram .  February 3 to 17 Most days, I continue the rotation of the 30 days ...
After completing the 30 days of yoga in January, I loved the daily practice so much that I had to keep going, every single day. I also continue to document my daily yoga on my instagram.  February 3 to 17 Most days, I con...
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A Gracious Space by Julie Bogart ~ A Review
A Gracious Space is a collection of daily reflections for homeschooling from Brave Writer creator Julie Bogart. There are 50 essays in the Winter Edition, each a wonderful, supportive, and encouraging article for homeschooling parents.  This book is availab...
A Gracious Space is a collection of daily reflections for homeschooling from Brave Writer creator Julie Bogart. There are 50 essays in the Winter Edition, each a wonderful, supportive, and encouraging article for homeschoolin...
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Documented Life Project ~ Five Layers
The last week of February came by so quickly! The theme of February was layers for the documented life project and this last week's art challenge was to use five layers. The journal prompt was "give me a high five".  I started the first layer with gluing pi...
The last week of February came by so quickly! The theme of February was layers for the documented life project and this last week's art challenge was to use five layers. The journal prompt was "give me a high five".  I star...
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Journey North Mystery Class 2015
Celeste and I are participating in the Journey North Mystery Class again this year! It will be my 8th year since I did this activity with my two older kids too. It's a great educational experience and free!  You can visit Journey North Mystery Class for mor...
Celeste and I are participating in the Journey North Mystery Class again this year! It will be my 8th year since I did this activity with my two older kids too. It's a great educational experience and free!  You can visit J...
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Prince Edward Island : A Virtual Trip for Families & Homeschoolers
I was invited as part of the Canadian Homeschooling Blogging Team to share with you a virtual trip through Prince Edward Island.  I am very excited to write about our gentle island and to share with you our favourite places. It was difficult to choose only ...
I was invited as part of the Canadian Homeschooling Blogging Team to share with you a virtual trip through Prince Edward Island.  I am very excited to write about our gentle island and to share with you our favourite places...
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Journey North Mystery Class ~ Longitude Clues
This past week, Celeste and I worked on our Mystery Class charts and we calculated the longitude of each location with the longitude clues.  We both love this project from Journey North! This was an activity that I shared with Adrienne while she homeschoole...
This past week, Celeste and I worked on our Mystery Class charts and we calculated the longitude of each location with the longitude clues.  We both love this project from Journey North! This was an activity that I sh...
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St Patrick's Day Study
We just completed our  Iditarod  Study and we are now onto our  St Patrick's Day Unit Study . We started on Thursday by doing some Lucky Charms graphing! It was one of the activities from a Free Live and Learn Press Learn'N  Folder, that can be found  here ...
We just completed our Iditarod Study and we are now onto our St Patrick's Day Unit Study. We started on Thursday by doing some Lucky Charms graphing! It was one of the activities from a Free Live and Learn PressLearn'N Fol...
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More Magic of Tidying Up ~ Papers
The magic of tidying up continues!  I've been working through the KonMari Method, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo. Last month, I wrote about    sorting and tidying my clothes  . I then continued with books, and also helped my ...
The magic of tidying up continues!  I've been working through the KonMari Method, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo. Last month, I wrote about  sorting and tidying my clothes . I then continued ...
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Documented Life Journal ~ Repeating Elements
The art challenge prompt of "repeating elements" with the journal prompt "it's worth repeating" inspired me to paint a picture I saw on Pinterest.   I liked the repeating yellow dots all over the painting. I didn't write anything for the journal prompt, but...
The art challenge prompt of "repeating elements" with the journal prompt "it's worth repeating" inspired me to paint a picture I saw on Pinterest.  I liked the repeating yellow dots all over the painting. I didn't wri...
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Continuing the Magic of Tidying Up ~ Books and more with The KonMari Method
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 started with the books.  First, a cute little picture of our seashell and seaglass collection!  After I finished t...
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 started with the books.  First, a cute little picture of our seashell and seagl...
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  • Seneca College
    1992 - 1994
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Life on a Canadian Island. mom of 3, nature, photography, family life...
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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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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