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Make a Solstice Sundial!

Happy Summer Solstice from Little Acorn Learning!  Here is a very fun and easy activity you can do with your children to celebrate this beautiful, light-filled festival from our June 5 Day Program. Solstice Sundial In times past, the sundial was a useful tool and a staple in every mother’s garden.  Spend time this week …

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Garden in Bloom and More

I can finally share some garden photos.  The ground really wasn’t even ready for planting until early June this year so I feel like things are moving slow for us.  We expanded the garden by three more square foot boxes and planted all different types of vegetables this year including:  romaine lettuce, eggplant, broccoli, cabbage, …

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Life Moves…

It moves fast sometimes… bringing you here, there and everywhere in a blink.  That’s often what I feel… like my life is flashing by.  So many beautiful moments but hardly time to keep up with them all, never mind document. If you are still here in my space reading.  Thank you.  I know my posts …

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Organic Farmers Winter Conference

I just got home from an amazing Winter Conference in my area put out by the National Organic Farmers Association.  While not farmers, my neighbor and I like to “call” ourselves organic gardeners (even if I’m still learning)  It was an all day event with workshops and vendors and a delicious lunch.  It was hard …

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((Yarn Along)) and Giveaway Winner!

It’s Wednesday, Yarn Along Day and we are SNOWED IN big time. Another school cancellation and more snow to come this weekend!! A great day to try to finish up some projects around the house if I can keep the girls busy enough.   The never-ending baby sweater is coming along and really all I …

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Can You Identify these Flowers? A Contest!

Something I love to do lately is take a walk around my yard and identify trees, wildflowers and other living things.  Its so wonderful to know the real names of the beautiful living things on my property and it really interests me. This shrub flowers each early summer and today I was able to confirm …

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