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Knit & Play :: Veggie Garden – pumpkins, cabbage, beets & more….!

. . Are you a dirt gardener ? Me? I prefer to use yarn for my gardening! I get to sit by the fire, warm & cozy; plant whatever I want & never have to pull any weeds….. that’s why … Continue reading

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A Early Handwork Skills MAP {CLICK & print !)

. Imagine we just met at a cocktail party (yes, here in France!) In between nibbles of hot-out-of-the-oven fresh, crusty bread topped with chunks of delicious local cheese, we’d get to chatting. One thing would lead to another & you’d probably … Continue reading

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The Quintessential French Outdoor Shopping Experience …!!

Most of our village has already been marked off into hundreds of chalk rectangles.  The road barricades are standing at the ready (we’ve had some in front of our house since Wednesday) & the campers, vans & trucks are starting … Continue reading

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Our Vide Grenier – A Treasure Hunter’s Delight !!

There are many “nights-before” which I eagerly anticipate – there’s the night-before Christmas (that’s usually filled with lots of last-minute making, truckloads of candy & a flurry of wrapping paper…), the night before my birthday (that’s when I start counting the years & wonder how many candles … Continue reading

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What is a Knitting Fork ? : A 5-minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

Children love to make pretty & useful things, they like to feel important & accomplished no matter how old they are. The knitting fork is a wonderful tool to help them join the world of fibre arts quickly & easily … Continue reading

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