If you can’t tell that I’m Irish by my appearance, my maiden name, Maureen Katherine McGill, would most likely clue you in. I’m proud to be Irish and enjoy the overall concept of St. Patrick’s Day, but let’s just say that being Irish does not mean I like “traditional” Irish food. Quite frankly, I find […]

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The cherry trees are starting to bloom like crazy here, but for those of you in areas where winter is dragging on, we did this faux cherry blossom craft a couple of years ago to bring a bit of spring cheer into our house during some gloomy days. We just cut a small branch from […]

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As I have mentioned in previous posts, Sola has been very enchanted by the concept of leprechauns and St. Patrick’s Day this year. We have been reading about leprechauns and St. Patrick’s Day every…. single…. day. The list of St. Patrick’s Day books that I posted last week is only a small sampling of the […]

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This was a project that I meant for us to do last month, when the branches were even more bare, but the birds still seemed to appreciate it this month. I thought it would nice to set out a treat for the birds as the winter days near their end and food supplies are dwindling. […]

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Spring Peg Doll Set | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

  As I recently posted, I have been doing a lot of oral story telling using props in our homeschool. A couple of weeks ago, I was trying to needle felt a gnome to accompany the book, Little Gnome Tenderroot, when I decided that I needed to find a quicker way to make story telling […]

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