Monthly Archives: September 2012

How to Make a Sourdough Starter

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to cook with sourdough, this is the best explanation I’ve found on how to begin by making your own starter. You just need a quart size Mason jar, flour, and water. A rubber … Continue reading

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Zion Women’s Weekend

If you would like to come to a moms’ retreat at a really low price (how about $10?) now’s your chance! My friends Shauna, Rhonda, and LIz are organizing a retreat for moms, now officially called, Zion Women’s Weekend, at … Continue reading

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Summit 2012: Boys Learning Honor, Virtue and Battle Skills

Yesterday was the awesome Knights of Freedom Summit sponsored by Queen Emily and King Richard over at http://masteringknighthood.com. I know that word awesome is overused, but in this case, the word really fits. All the people who help put this … Continue reading

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Our First Day Back at School 9/5/12

I have decided to blog about we do for homeschool more often.  I hesitate to commit to every day, because I probably won’t keep up that pace. I just started teaching piano lessons this week and am also mentoring a … Continue reading

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The Duggars Get Upstaged by Kirk Cameron

Here’s another episode from the Duggars new season. Jim Bob and Michelle went out to dinner at Ben’s Chili Bowl in D.C. with Kirk Cameron, a TV star from my past. He played an annoying teenage jerk but in real … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing to Learn As You Homeschool

Here is a very important message about homeschooling from Joyce Kinmont, a veteran homeschooler and grandmother of the LDS homeschool movement. I encourage everyone to watch this. You will have to go go here to watch part 2. I love … Continue reading

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Our First Day of School: Field Trip to the Brigham City Temple Open House

For our first day back to school (I always start the day after Labor Day) we got to ride on a bus and go on a field trip! The principal (my dear husband) even got to come. I love the … Continue reading

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New Ideas to Make Homeschooling More Fun and Meaningful

Do you feel this excited about homeschooling as the teacher in the picture above? Are your kids feeling this thrilled? I have ideas for you to make homeschooling more fun and meaningful! 1. Every morning at breakfast, either use your … Continue reading

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Gardening, Jam Making, and Baking with Natural Yeast and Heirloom Seeds for Sale!

  This is a message from Caleb Warnock, author of the books picture above and below. He is having an all day workshop of classes this Saturday in Alpine, UT with an heirloom seed sale. He even has some seed … Continue reading

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Family Wedding

Last Friday we got to attend the wedding reception of a cousin’s daughter. I absolutely loved it! It was held in the backyard of the bride’s parents. That has always been my dream, to have a home and yard that … Continue reading

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