Weekly Wrap up: Spring Cleaning

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In my life this week… The week started off with an event put on by my wife’s work. She works for a creative company with lots of very talented people. So this was an evening for all those people to …

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Weekly Wrap up: The Irish One

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In my life this week… My wife and daughter are in an Irish band. Margaret sings and my wife plays the flute. So they have had events to go to all week. Philip who does Irish Dance, dances at few …

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Pinterest Projects USB Cables and Lemon Chicken

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The USB Cable Management original pin. My version. I can never find the right USB cable that is attached to my computer. One allows me to charge and access my phone the other allows we to get the photos off …

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September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I was reminded of this by a blog post on An Ordinary Mom. I liked her approach of telling the story through previous posts so I am going to do the same. First I …

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Pinterest Projects

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With Margaret joining us this year for homeschooling we needed to move to a bigger room and that led me to searching Pinterest for ideas. The first that worked very well was a cool way to display my kids art. …

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Grade 6 Curriculum

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Last year I started out with a recommended package for curriculum. It was put together by out local homeschooling store and it is quite good. I made changes to it last year after a lot of research. This year with …

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Homeschooling Journal Week 39

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In my life this week… School is OVER!!!! Margaret’s last day was on Thursday. As I said in the last post, but I was so late getting it up that few have read it, Margaret has decided to try homeschooling …

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Homeschooling Journal Week 36

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In my life this week… It is a bad sign when you have to read your last post to remember what happen last week as apposed to the week before. I was all ready to tell you all about Oliver …

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Homeschooling Journal Week 34

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In my life this week… Last weekend I took my two older kids to Calgary,AB for their Irish Dance Competition. A seven hour drive there, one day in town and a 7 hour drive home left me a little out …

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Corn Flake Cookies

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This is my daughter’s favorite cookies and they rank pretty highly with my wife as well. They are basically Spice Cookies with the added crunch of Corn Flakes. I always make a triple batch which is the biggest I can …

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