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The Best Days

The summer days are coming to an end and our little playgarden has been savoring the last sweet moments of it the best we can before autumn arrives.  There has been so many amazing nature experiences we’ve shared together in our garden, in the backwoods and our playspace. Our garden is finally producing some yummy …

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“There is nothing permanent except change.”  ~Heraclitus I believe that the universe is always speaking to us through nature and it is our job to pay close attention and listen. Over the past few months, we have been noticing many dragonflies and butterflies around us. Both symbolize change and transformation and there is plenty of …

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Foraging Wild Raspberries

We have discovered wild raspberries all over our property this summer and the girls are just in LOVE with gathering them up each day.  It has become one of their most favorite things to do in the summer afternoons as they search and pick each ripe berry and place it in the bowl.  I first discovered …

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Making Summer Solstice

Today we celebrated the Summer Solstice by sharing many of the songs and verses in our new Midsummer Festival E-Book and also making these beautiful Summer Garden Suncatchers that my co-author Sara Wilson from Love in the Suburbs created for the e-book. Maia just loves all forms of handwork.  Weaving must be one of her favorite …

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Gathering Herbs

Till the soilPlant with careSing to the herbsDance in the air! Water and sunHope and loveSing to the herbsRejoice from above! —Jennifer Tan (as published in the August Enrichment Guide) This summer we’ve been lucky to have had so many of our herb and vegetable plants make it through the season. I’ve not had the …

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Stargazing Week

You lovely, bright star,You shine from afar,And dearly I love you,Though distant you are. How brightly that eyeWhich sparkles on highIs gazing and smilingOn me from the sky. This week is Stargazing Week in my July Enrichment Ebook and it just so happens that there was a Kids Stargazing Night at a local observatory. I …

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FREE Summer Ebooks for Crochet Students

As you may know, our next handwork ecourse, Beginning Crochet, begins next week and I’m so excited about it. Jennifer Tan does such an amazing job teaching these classes and includes such wonderful videos and written tutorials with photos. As an extra gift, we are offering each Crochet Student a FREE Summer Handwork Ebook and …

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