And chaos reigns

So Saturday after wandering around St. Charles for 5 hours or so, I realized a few things (about myself ) that are fairly new developments – 1 – I hate nicknacks – Really I always have but shopping Saturday reinforced it. 2 – Every shop sells the exact same thing in 100’s of different forms. […]

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First week of home school

Even among the pain, hurt, confusion, and uncertainty – school must go on. We started the week with a lighter load than one that will follow in the weeks to come. Out of the house classes start Tuesday -the girls will be gone all day and I will actually have a day free all to […]

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Sewing

Last week on the way home from our barn, my daughter and I stopped in a little shoppe called “something different” – I think- . It’s a cute little shop on the main drag of a small town in illinois. She sells/consigns handmade items and makes her own jewelry to sell.  She and I talked […]

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A new binder

I told you that Jaia is super excited about school starting (homeschool) and that she loves all things school supplies – well – yesterday we hit the thrift store for a few things. I’m looking for zippers and bags of vintage fabric. I found nothing, but I scored one of those zippered binders for J. […]

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Not mentally ready yet

My youngest daughter keeps coming up to me asking if we can start school work.  ( I know right?)  The problem is not that she’s asking for work – but that she’s asking at 8:00 in the morning, when I’m here in blog mode, in mom quiet time mode , when I still need to […]

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