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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 Monday! Well, the holidays are behind us and a long winter looms ahead ... so I'm here today to announce a return to our Mitten Strings book study! I hope you're all ready to get... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello again, my friends! I'm back today with another quick planning post - just a few things I've been sharing on Instagram as part of the #planneraddictpotd challenge. Yesterday's prompt was to show your planner "dashboard," and so, here is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello and Happy Monday, my friends! I hope you are all doing well ... :) I am very sorry that I had to delay this announcement an extra day ... things have slowed down here a bit lately because we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Wednesday! It is in fact a very happy day here because we have FINISHED with Crackerjack's college applications! Well - I'm done with my part, anyway. He still has one essay to finish, but other... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I'm popping in quickly to share a few fun things that I've been busting to tell you about. :) First of all - I hope you all had a wonderful Advent and Christmas!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends and Happy Sunday! I hope you are all doing well. ❤ I'm popping in today to share a cup of Advent tea, and announce a little change to my December blogging schedule ... Now, I know had... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! And Happy first week of Advent, as well. I'm feeling a little better this week and I thank you all for your kind words and prayers. I will be slowly catching up with things... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Happy Wednesday, my friends! I'd like to share a quick note about our Mitten Strings for God book study ... Our next chapter, "Wants and Needs" is perfectly timed as we begin Advent, because I think many of us find... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Sunday! I hope you all are having a nice weekend, and I hope my fellow Americans enjoyed a very happy Thanksgiving! Ours was quite nice - and I do have some pictures to share -... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Tuesday! Tonight I thought I'd share a quick EB report with you all, to follow up on my post from last week and let you all know how his much-anticipated shopping trip went! Well, I'm... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Sunday! Welcome to another "Autumn Tea" here at By Sun and Candlelight, and today I'm co-hosting alongside my Little Bear! Since our current MSfG chapter is "Play," I thought it made sense to share tea... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Well, before I answer that question, I have a little surprise to tell you first! :) Not only am I giving away one book this afternoon ... but I'm actually giving away THREE books today!! Yes! I'm very happy to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Thursday! I'm here today to announce the winner of my Thanksgiving picture books giveaway! So without further ado, I'm happy to inform ... MICHELLE S. ... that she is the winner! ❤ "Thanksgiving is definitely... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Wednesday! A few folks have mentioned that they'd like to hear more about our autism journey and how we manage as a special needs family - and I would be very happy to share more... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Sunday! Welcome to another Autumn Tea, and the next installment in our Mitten Strings for God book study! This week we are discussing chapter six, "TV" - a challenging topic for some of us, I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Weekend! I am still wrapping up this week's Mitten Strings post (hope to have it up sometime tomorrow) but in the meantime, I have two quick things to tell you about! I was going to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Friday! I hope you're all having a nice week. :) So I have some bad news and good news this morning ... First, the bad news: I'm afraid yesterday got a little complicated, so I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello, my friends and Happy Wednesday! It seems I'm on a bit of a blogging roll lately ... thanks for joining me here again today! In this post I'd like to show you the November section of my homemade planner.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at By Sun and Candlelight
Thank you, Penny! :-)
I'm so glad, Amy! And thanks, as always, for your very kind comments! :-)
Oh I hope you do, Penelope - I'd love to hear more from you! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and for your very kind words ... Blessings!
Thank you so much, Angie ... :-)
Michelle, I am so glad this re-read has been fruitful for you! I am feeling the same way - re-learning lessons I've let slip away, and refreshing myself a little! So very glad to have you with me on this journey ... Blessings!
Thank you so much, Penny. As usual your words humble and encourage me! Hope all is well, my friend ... :-)
Carol, thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on this chapter! I loved reading about your take on this topic especially as you, like I, have older kids. Yes, they do still learn from us, don't they? And come to think of it, I still learn from my own folks! I do on occasion pick up that magazine - it is SO lovely. Thanks again and I look forward to sharing more as we revisit this lovely book! :-)