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Parisian Handwork Festival – A Virtual Tour

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of being able to attend one of the best fibre art shows – L’Aiguille En Fête – in Paris – for the THIRD time !!! I wish you could have been … Continue reading

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A Waldorf Doll Make-A-Long!

One of the first things that drew me onto the Waldorf path was the emphasis that is placed on simple beauty.  The environments in which children learn & live are carefully arranged so that they are pleasing, inspiring & calming.  … Continue reading

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Paris…in February !?! Fantastique !!

When my husband & I started talking about moving to France almost 4 years ago, it was all so exciting…

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Top 7 Posts of 2013 @ Handwork Homeschool

Walking through my front hall this morning – I was shocked to notice the date on the calendar… 2014!  How’d that happen?!? It’s been busy around here this year (as usual) with a wild mix of new things being made & … Continue reading

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Neolithic Textiles !?!

Recently, we had the chance to experience a most unusual summer festival – Pierres en Fête Today, you’ll meet a neolithic weaver, see ancient arts revived & wander through a labyrinth back in time.

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2000 years ago – Fun & games in Roman France

Since moving to France, our lives seem to swing wildly from very quiet home days (& often weeks!) to lively periods of visiting & touring around.  We try to experience at least one festival a month. Considering that there are … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in France – Fibre Festival !

This is Part 4 of my Homeschooling in France series where I have invited you into our homeschool & daily life in rural France. Today, come along to a French fibre festival which my family & I recently attended. La Tonte … Continue reading

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