Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quote of the Day

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ― Albert Einstein Advertisements

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Midweek gratitude: A useful home for schooling in

I am entering my 7th year of homeschooling. You would think I may have learned something by now. I haven’t. Well that is a lie. I have learned a few things. 1. Don’t say yes to everything. When we have … Continue reading

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Tightwad Tuesday Tip: Menu Planning

Now that it is really Tuesday and not that fake Tuesday we had on Friday; I will give you a tip. As I enter into the unknown abyss, that is homeschooling 6 kids this year, I am thinking menu planning … Continue reading

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Funny conversation overheard

The boy: Aunty, what’s this stuff on the wall? Auntie: It’s plaster. The boy: What’s plaster? Auntie: Go ask Grandad. The boy walks outside.  Grandad is sitting in a lawn chair under the walnut tree. The boy: Grandad, what’s plastered? … Continue reading

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Tightwad Tuesday Tip: Living on a Dime

I love these ladies. I feel like they get frugal living.  Some frugal sites on the internet bug me because they give advise like “Make your own cappuccino latte in stead of buying one at the store” Or my favourite … Continue reading

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Motherhood: The very essence of Servant Leadership.

So I have been reading. I know I know…The house honestly is a disaster. We are down 2 bedrooms, and have 3 kids sleeping in the family room. That being said, I have decluttered much, and cleaned my room yesterday. … Continue reading

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