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I'm a homeschooling mom of 4 boys ~ 18, 13, 11 and just born 5/26/13!
Interests: My interests include my family, my faith, home education, nature study, reading, journaling, planners, baking, crafts ... and coffee!
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Well, with not a second to spare, here at long last are my Late Spring Planning Sheets! I'm very sorry I took so long in getting these to you ... there are nine weeks in the season of "Late Spring"... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at By Sun and Candlelight
Oh Gill, that is SO beautiful! And what a lovely blog - I can't wait to explore! Thank you so much for thinking of me. I hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend and that Spring is not too far off for you!
Hi Kara! Yes, I will be posting planning sheets for May and June ("Late Spring") and very soon I hope! (I'm aiming for Monday!) I have the drafts opening on my laptop - just working out all the details! Thanks so much for your kind words, glad the sheets have been helpful to you! Blessings! ~ Dawn
(Note: This is a post originally composed in 2008. I have fixed any broken links and updated the content to correspond with the current year, 2016. Hope you enjoy!) May brings flocks of pretty lambs, skipping by their fleecy dams... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Happy Friday, my friends! And Happy Earth Day, too! πŸŒŽπŸŒžπŸ•ΈπŸšπŸŒ™πŸπŸπŸŒ³πŸ”πŸŒ» I just wanted to pop in this morning to show you the progress we're making - or I should say, Bill is making - on the chicken coop! He's such... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Happy Tuesday, my friends! :) It's been such a nice day here - for one thing, Bill is on vacation all week, so our days have been fairly slow and easy (what a treat!), but also, the weather is just... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Hello and Happy Thursday, my friends! Today I'd like to talk a bit about one of my planning tools - the brainstorm board I showed you (very briefly!) during my planning chat with Jen Mackintosh and Mystie Winckler last winter.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! This is my favorite picture of our cats - they were so little then! It's hard to believe our kitties are five years old ... boy, has time flown! I hear it is also... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Happy Friday, my friends! Happy April, too! Today I'd like to announce the winners of my "Happy 10 Years Blogging Giveaway!" I picked them randomly (using an online number generator) and below are the names of the 11 ladies who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Alleluia, my friends! Happy Easter! I hope you've all had a lovely start to this beautiful new season. :) Today I'd like to share some of the pictures from our Easter weekend ... but first, I'd like to remind you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Hello, and Happy Tuesday, my friends! Well I can hardly believe this, but it was 10 years ago TODAY that I wrote my very first post here at By Sun and Candlelight! I remember being so nervous to make this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Good morning, my friends and Happy Friday! I hope your week is going well. We're still slogging through a cold (flu?) virus of some sort here. Thankfully, Little Bear is MUCH better and aside from a bit of a runny... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Thank you so much, Allie! And welcome! :)
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2016 on Homemade Samoas! at By Sun and Candlelight
Haha, I'm the same way, Gill! I try to get library copies now but some books are too delicious to just borrow. ;-)
Thanks, Penny!
Ooh, I know! I have hardly accepted it's over. I do need to do a final final recap ... but I can say, I LOVED it. :)
Thank you, Kelly! I was so happy for the sunny day ... makes everything look nicer. :)
Thank you so much, Helena! :)
Thank you so much, Penny! As always, you are so very kind and fill my heart with encouragement.
Thank you, Teresa! :)
Haha! Too true, Gill. He was very happy to have his books all back in their proper places. :)
Thank you, Lori! I am eager to read that post - it looks wonderful! And thank you for sharing your thoughts ... I am really of a mind right now to simplify. I've heard so much about bullet journaling ... and those notebooks are darling. Much food for thought here! :)
I happened to notice our Lenten cross this morning and - not that I haven't been looking at it every day for over a month, but - today it caught me by surprise. Because, oh my - we're nearly there!... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight
Hello my friends and Happy Monday! :) So you know how I've been a bit MIA lately? And my posting has been a bit slow? Well, we've been very (happily) busy here over the past couple of weeks, working towards... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at By Sun and Candlelight