homeschool life

This year, we started homeschooling.  Or rather, going through an independent study school via our public school district.  I had been wanting to homeschool for some time, but what really solidified it for me was volunteering in Carmela's classroom and seeing firsthand the overcrowded, chaotic classrooms with kids forced to stay inside and sit still.… Continue reading homeschool life

october market haul + what I’m cooking

Can you believe its already October?  I can't.  Leaves are falling here, nights are cool, socks are back, soups and warm drinks.  The days have been beautiful here, warm but with the most pleasant cooling breeze.  This morning we went to the farmers market and bought some fall goodies- apples, squashes, potatoes.  Here's what I… Continue reading october market haul + what I’m cooking