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  1. Build a Bird Nest Science Project

    I've blogged about our science curriculum before because I absolutely love it! We are doing Exploring Creation Zoology Vol. 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day from Apologia. The first…

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  2. Frugal Christmas Shopping - Just about finished!

    This is our first Christmas to shop with an entirely cash budget, and it has definitely been a success!  Although we got off to a somewhat frustrating start, we have…

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  3. Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

    Macaroni and cheese is one of our favorite comfort foods during the cold weather months!  My boys prefer the fake kind out of the blue box, but we are working…

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  4. Easy Christmas Ornaments to Make

    I made these ornaments when I was in kindergarten, and I still hang them on the tree every year! (I also have one from preschool - it's a styrofoam bell…

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  5. All We Like Sheep

    Ok, so I said I wasn't going to post about all of our advent tree activities, but I just had to post this one... Tonight we read Isaiah 53:6  "All…

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  6. Advent Tree

    We are doing an advent tree (or Jesse tree as they are also called) this year at our house!  Basically, an advent tree is a way for families to celebrate…

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  7. What do boys do when they're bored?

    They invent their own fun!  On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, I teach music at a private school.  My mom watches the boys on Tuesdays.  Today, I had to go get…

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  8. Teaching Boys to Work God's Way

    Jordan and I have been concerned lately about our older two boys' lazy tendencies.  They are lazy in different ways.  Aidan does everything fast.  Fast and impulsive.  He zips through…

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  9. Frugal Christmas Shopping Update

    We had some Christmas shopping success this weekend!  Thanks to all of you who commented on my last post about Christmas shopping! Several of you suggested flashlights.  The boys were…

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  10. Snowman Watercolor Painting

    Here is a fun activity to kick off the Christmas season! I can't remember where I got this idea, but the first time I tried it was when I worked…

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