Monthly Archives: July 2013

Growing Wheat

July 11, 2013
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Growing Wheat

Our little growing wheat experiment was fun.  Last Fall, the guys planted wheat in our newly reshaped rocky field patch.  By springtime, we had bright green wheat grass everywhere!  It was a beautiful ground cover when everything else was still winterized. It rapidly grew and we diligently watched over it as to not trample it…

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Homeschooling Journal Entry 3: Buying Curriculum Off Ebay

July 10, 2013
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Homeschooling Journal Entry 3:  Buying Curriculum Off Ebay

Before each homeschooling year, I make a curriculum list for the coming year. With 10 children, I am a frugal homeschooling mom who tries to stretch my dollars when it comes to buying curriculum. Over the years, I have been stocking my bookshelves with books and curriculum that passes down from one child to the…

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What’s Growing In The Garden?

July 10, 2013
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What’s Growing In The Garden?

What’s growing in the garden?  Well, I am not exactly sure. I haven’t been out there to check on it in weeks. I have been busy with a 3 month old baby and redoing a room in our house for a school room. With having a baby this spring, not much was done in the…

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