Heat one tablespoon of coconut oil in saucepan, add about a quarter of a cup of popping corn and place lid on. Once Popping starts, hold saucepan and lid and give a little shake. Do this a couple of times during the popping process. Once popping slows, remove from heat and pour into a bowl. … [Read more…]

Curried Eggs

This is one our favourite family recipes 🙂 And the best part, all the girls love to help peel the eggs 😉 This recipe serves our family of 5 so adjust amounts as needed. 12 eggs 60g butter 2T rice flour 3-4c rice milk 1t Celtic salt 1t curry powder Put eggs on to hard … [Read more…]

History and Science Choices

History and Science are not subjects that I have always included in our studies. Not that it mattered that much while they were younger. Now they are getting older, we are able to include these two subjects in our weekly line up and we are really enjoying them. For several years I had read and heard … [Read more…]

Friday Family Fun Night

Twelve months ago we started Family Fun Friday Night.  Previously we had been busy every afternoon of the week, so had no time to have a nice relaxing night where we could make special memories with the girls. We would arrive home between 6pm and 7pm and were always rushed to get things done, dinner, bath, books, … [Read more…]

Enjoying The Outdoors

Naturally, hubby and I are not outdoorsy type of people :/ We have all girls, who naturally, like their parents, are very content amusing themselves indoors 🙂 Hubby’s family enjoy the great outdoors and we have spent many occasions with them and have many happy memories of outdoor activities including camping, 4WDriving, boating, having fun at the … [Read more…]

The Most Important Part of Our Day

  A ‘regular day’ for us would be everyone waking up and farewelling Daddy as he leaves for work at 7am, Monday to Friday. Then the girls and I do all kinds of fun learning and schooling activities, finishing anywhere between 1:30pm and 3pm, depending on the day. Three afternoons each week, we need to leave home by … [Read more…]

Our Curriculum for 2014

This year seems to be the most organised yet 🙂 As the girls get older, they become more interested and are better able to work independently, which definitely frees up my time to teach other subjects 🙂 This year we are in grade 4, grade 2 and Prep/Kindergarten. Some of our choices are bound to … [Read more…]