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Friday, October 17, 2014

Our Week "Off"...

With a week off from homeschooling as such, what did we do?

Both kids had colds, though they seem to be better now, or at least better than they were.

I made a pot of soup, with bone broth, that everyone loved. I also had time to make butternut squash orange soup, butternut squash risotto, and homemade hibiscus-raspberry-elderberry popsicles for the sick kids.

We had time to read more of this book...


And we enjoyed a poetry "teatime", at long last, with hot apple cider, pumpkin bars (aka pumpkin blondies), and Mr. Poe... I think we're going to have to have a poetry teatime at least once a month!


There was derby practice...

Fencing practice...

And then a free library catapult workshop...


Today we're off to the park as always on a Friday. I'm feeling refreshed, and ready to tackle next week!

1 comment :

  1. A catapult workshop? Awesome!!! Wish our library offered things like that (although we do have the world's best librarian for locating books elsewhere, so I can't complain too much).

    I can't get over how grownup your kids are looking all of a sudden!

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