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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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(A peek at how I plan my seasonal homeschooling!) A few days ago I shared a picture on Instagram which shows the primary picture books I'll be using with Little Bear this week. Our seasonal homeschooling theme is "Welcome, Spring!"... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and happy Sunday! I hope you are all doing well. 😊 I've posted about planning here for many years now (13 years next week in fact!) but that in no way makes me an expert on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2019 at By Sun and Candlelight
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As I mentioned in my last post, I have not been using my Erin Condren teacher's planner on a regular basis this year. It is a beautiful planner to be sure, but sometimes it's just a little TOO much planning... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2019 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Wednesday! How is your winter going? How about your new year?? I'm so sorry it's been so long since I last posted! I have in fact had a draft open on my computer for the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends and Happy Christmas Eve! I'm taking a little break from all the wrapping and baking to share a spot of tea with you all and to wish you the happiest of holidays! Blessings to all of you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Wednesday-before-Christmas! It's a bright and chilly day here and I'm taking a little break from my holiday prep to think about winter homeschooling. The new season begins this Friday at 5:23 p.m., although our winter... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! Welcome to our third week of Holiday Tea - and today I'd like to talk about Christmas trees! First though, a quick word about my beverage-of-choice this week ... As you can see, my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
Thank you for such kind words, Sherrylynne! :-)
Thank you so much, Grace! Constant Comment is another favorite of mine! It's such a lovely blend. :-)
Thank you, Penny! :-)
Yes! That's just it! The nostalgia is a big part of the enjoyment! :-)
Thank you for sharing your thoughts, Shirley-Ann. I am convinced winter must be especially beautiful and cozy in England. :-)
Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts, Kristen! And a little glimpse of your week. :-) It all sounds so cozy and homey ... how I wish I could pop on over for a cup or two. Someday maybe!
LOL, Penny! Thank you so much, as always, for the kind words - and the smiles! :-)
Thank you, Ellen! I too am looking forward to the quiet and peace of January! :-)
Thank you so much, Wendy! :-)
Thank you, Sally! :-)
Thank you so much, Angel! :-)
Thank you, Julia! :-)
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Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! Welcome to part two of last week's Tea post! (Yes, I am a bit "off-schedule" here - but that's the way of things lately! Please see my updated Tea schedule at the bottom of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! I hope you all had a nice weekend and that your December is off to a great start! ❤️ Well, I just had so much to share with you today, I decided to split... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at By Sun and Candlelight
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Thank you so much, Shelly! If you wanted to share a picture, you can email it to me as an attached file ... drhanigan AT gmail DOT com Just let me know what you'd like to say about your picture and I will include it in my post. I am working on it now ... all about envisioning a cozy "winter's nest." Blessings to you!
Thank you so much for reading and sharing, Grace! :)
Oh, such wonderful (and truthfully, hilarious!) memories, Kristen! Thank you for sharing them. And thank YOU (and J and g) for traveling up to New England and sharing the holiday with us. It will always be a Thanksgiving memory I treasure. :)
Thank you so much, Mum! This was absolutely, a Thanksgiving to treasure. As I said on my "leaf" - every year we can all be together is a gift! Love you ...