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Copywork Page: William Blake

https://www.canva.com/design/DACA6cRbTj8/view This is an experiment. How does it look from your end? Can you print it out and is it the right size? maybe: https://www.canva.com/design/DACA6cRbTj8/Zun6tCVU732cJpOhbrAuKg/view?website How about this one: Piper by William Blake Copywork Page by heartkeepercommonroom Piper by William Blake Copywork Page

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Cultural Differences

I feel sure I have mentioned one of these before, but it continues to amaze and amuse me at the same time. The Philippines is a hot, tropical country and not everybody has refrigeration (or air conditioners). Repeatedly when we have guests and serve things in bottles or cartons- cream for their coffee, soy sauce, […]

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Charlotte Mason Education: Nature Study

Many people put off nature study and the nature journals that go along with a Charlotte Mason education.  They put it off until they know more, until they are more confident, until they have a schedule down, until they’ve learned more.  There’s nothing wrong with this- to a point. The problem is when a delay […]

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Children are worthy of the best- that’s not elitism

“I believe the unique difference in this method of learning over all others is that Literature weaves a Golden Thread through all the subjects taught. Enthusiasm for Good Books is the Main Theme.   Whatever fault there may be in the Parents’ Union it is certainly not lack of enthusiasm. This enthusiasm springs from contact […]

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Vintage Apple Dumpling Receipts and Tales

(Transactions of the Indiana Horticultural Society – 1879) Recipes come from various vintage sources, all published before 1900, so use them at your own risk. BAKED APPLE DUMPLINGS: R0ll thin any nice puff paste and cut into square pieces. Pare and remove the cores from nice stewing apples and roll an apple in each piece […]

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