Category Archives: FESTIVALS

A fresh wind is blowing – Brighit has arrived!

  A few days ago, we celebrated IMBOLC or Brighit’s day. It’s an important day in our household not just because my daughter is named after her but also because it marks the first day of MY new year.  Unlike … Continue reading

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Festive Christmas Book List – Part 5 (+ MORE in the Handwork Homeschool Library!)

  . . For the last few years, I’ve shared books from our Christmas/Holiday book collection.  I say “OUR” because I’ve owned some of these books since I was very young & many of the others belong to my kids. … Continue reading

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Cats, Mice & Cookies – Valentine’s is here again…!

, First of all, let me assure you that this photo was not staged…. these little girls each happened to dress in their best “pink” clothes (without telling the other), the cookies just happened to be pink (mostly heart-shaped), we … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday wishes beneath my Christmas Tree !

  To my dear Handworking, Homeschooling Friend ~ On this last day of 2015, I’m sending you & your family many great & grand wishes for a calm, connected & creative new year! See you very soon…. .

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Christmas Reading (Part 4) – A Festive Book List from Handwork Homeschool

< Yay – it’s almost time to start bringing out the Christmas Books! Around here, I bring out 1 book at a time throughout December. Since I’ve been collecting holiday-themed books for many years now, the pile is pretty high … Continue reading

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Squirrels, Bears & Mice – It Must be Fall ! New Autumn Book List – Handwork Homeschool

One of the reasons we chose to live in northern France was that we knew we’d be able to experience the cycling seasons here. They may not have such high contrasts as we Canadians are used to but we do notice … Continue reading

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{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … Continue reading

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