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Dawn
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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Hello my friends, and Happy Weekend! As hard as it is to believe, Lent begins this coming Wednesday! I thought I'd share a few of the things my family will be doing this year as we journey through this beautiful... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Friday! Goodness, is it ever a BEAUTIFUL day here in New England! The temperature, as I type up this post, has soared to a balmy 73 ° ... the sun is shining ... the birds... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello and Happy Tuesday, my friends! I hope your week is going well! Well I've been terribly lax on the progress reports, but I am still following the "52 Weeks to an Organized Home Challenge!" We just received our decluttering... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Saturday! Hope your weekend's going well so far! :) So let's get right to it ... what you see above is what I'm offering as a giveaway! It's a Day Designer for Blue Sky daily... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello and Happy Friday, friends! I have a quick post to share today, because oh my gosh, was it ever a beautiful day! Just perfect for our February Nature Club meeting. This month we met at a local farm to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Just popping in quickly to wish you all a very Happy Valentine's Day! I hope your day has been just lovely. ❤ It's bright and sunny here, there is snow EVERYWHERE and it's pretty cold, I must say! Cardigans are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! I hope your week is off to a great start! :) Recently, Rebecca left a thoughtful question and I'd like to address it here in this post ... How much time do you think... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
Hi Rebecca, this is a great question! I'm actually going to do a follow up post and share how I plan ahead. I will say it doesn't take as long as it probably seems! I tend to ramble and make things seem a little more complicated than they are, lol. I do most of my weekly planning over the weekend, but I start on Wed-Thurs. and fit things in as I have time. I have a kind of timetable I follow and that is what I will blog about. Hopefully that will show how this all unfolds and how much time I actually invest in the overall planning. Thanks for your comment! :-)
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Hello, my friends ... and Happy Tuesday! With February now well underway, I thought you might like a peek at my planning pages for the month ahead. January has been retired to a storage binder so it's time to move... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
Oh, amy ... your post made me smile! Good luck with your renovation! I hope you'll keep me posted. :)
Thanks, Lori! I too use weekends for catch up! :)
Thanks, Chrissy! :)
Thank you so much, Angie! I had to laugh at your question ... YES! I did find myself peeking inside and boy did I show it off to Bill when he got home! I let Little Bear take most of the credit. :)
Thanks, Jen! Yeah, I'm not a fan of the door thing. I never use it, lol!
Thanks, Penny! I'm on the mend now! :)
Thank you, Jen! :)
Thanks, Amanda! :)
Thanks, Christi! I am right there with you! :)
Thank you so much, Shirley. The tooth (site) is feeling much better now. :)
Thanks so much, Benita! I like the color-coding idea. I have considered that myself before ... I did a month-at-a-glance calendar in such a way last fall and ... well, I wasn't sure if I liked it or not, lol! I'm not really one for too much color, but it does make perfect sense. And I'm all about being more efficient in the planning! :)
Thanks, Jen! I have heard from several people about the issue with the disappearing ink. I've not seen any fading yet with my own pens but of course, it's hardly been warm here in New England recently! I will have to look into it further. I really, REALLY love how they write so I am going to hope there's a fix for this issue!
Thanks, Mary Ellen! :)
Thanks so much, Denise! As much as I love talking about planners I also love hearing about them! Thanks for sharing where you're at with your planning. I hope you are well!
Thanks, Helena! :)
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Good Thursday morning, my friends! I hope your February is off to a great start! We've been busy here with homeschooling and home projects and some of us are nursing a head cold, while a couple of others are just... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight