Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Tea-and-Craft Days

If you have a minute go and check out this article by Dawn at By Sun and Candlelight. It is a transcript from the speech she recently gave at a Real Learning conference. I found it very inspiring and would love to incorporate some of her ideas into our schedule this coming school year... 

I think a weekly Tea and Craft time would be perfect to incorporate our Catholic Mosaic: Living the Liturgical Year With Children curricula into our schedule! 

Also, It looks like I am going to have to breakdown and re-purchase Elizabeth Foss's book Real Learning. I am regretting selling it and would love to have it back on my bookshelf to use as a reference. 

I am really starting to get excited about this school year!

Monday, August 13, 2007

Does this sound like my family?

I'm going to have to re-read the book... I can't remember! Sounds pretty accurate though.

You scored as Mansfield Park.

Your family is most like the Bertrams of Mansfield Park. Though seemingly respectable, your family has had its share of scandal. However, there are some members in your family who are rational enough to pull the family together and avoid ruin.

Jane Austen Family Quiz created with

I'm Cinderella... Which Disney Princess are you?

I always thought I was just like Cinderella growing up... 
Now it's official! Ha! 

You scored as Cinderella.

Which Disney Princess Are You Like
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NFP vs. Contraception I

Update: Video no longer available. I removed the link from the post. 

This is the first of a series of videos on NFP vs. Contraception.. They are great!

NFP vs. Contraception IV

Update: Video no longer available. I removed the link from the post. 

 I just loved this video... SO TRUE!! Good job guys!

And MORE progress!!

Posting these pictures is REALLY helping me stay focused and motivated!! I should try this with the other projects I would like to accomplish!! WOW!!

My son & I just hung up our maps, and now there is not much left that needs to be done.. Hooray!!

I would still like to find a nice big area rug and my husband is planning on getting us table & chairs for art projects and such, which will be VERY nice!!

Sunday, August 12, 2007


After HOURS of work, my school room is starting to come together! I still have a couple maps to hang up and a few more piles to sort and put away, or throw away -- along with the other 5 bags of trash that have already been disposed of :) YAY!! There may actually be an end in sight!

Saturday, August 11, 2007

What a MESS!!

In an attempt to try and get organized... All I have accomplished is creating a BIGGER MESS! Yikes!! I really have my work cut out for me don't I?!?