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Harvest Unit Week One – Learning About Vegetables

We began our Language Arts companion guide the week of 8/21 and jumped in with learning about vegetables. The companion guide we’re following is only $6 (!), I can’t recommend it enough. There are two book suggestions, a craft and/or field trip, poetry memorization, and an art study every week. It’s very book heavy, but …

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Chicken Soup Nuggets – Veggie Filled Recipe

These nuggets are a great way to get more veggies in your diet, while making chicken nuggets even more delicious. I’ve been making these for the last few years and want to note that it’s a very flexible recipe. You can use ground turkey instead of ground chicken, customize the seasonings to what you typically put …

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Chicken with Honey Lime Vinaigrette and Veggies

With homeschooling and little kids, simple dinners work well. I figure once the girls are older and can help with in-depth dinners, we’ll do more complicated recipes. For now, simple, healthy dinners that can be cooked with minimal hands-on time are what works for us best. Trim Healthy Mama introduced the world to Hangry Pockets …

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Blueberries for Sal Activities

Blueberries for Sal is one of our favorite books. We originally heard about it when we did Before Five in a Row a couple of years ago and it’s one we pull out to read yearly before picking blueberries. This year, it sounded like a great way to follow our plan of easing into homeschooling so we brought …

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2017 Solar Eclipse – Our First Official Day of School

We weren’t in the path of totality, but we were close enough to be fine staying home to view the 2017 solar eclipse. To prepare for the eclipse, we watched some short, cool videos regarding what would happen. Some of our favorites were: We said syzygy about a million times and it’s just as fun …

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