Handwork: Homemade Knitting Needles

If you have a budding knitter in your home then this is a handwork for you, beautiful bright home-crafted knitting needles. These are a lovely gift for someone and only take an afternoon to make. What do I need?: Dowel - approx cost: $1.80. We started by going to our local hardware store to buy... Continue Reading →


English Should be Free, A d.i.y. Solution.

We take a fairly relaxed approach here focusing on read alouds and conversation but I know sometimes I've felt I might want to be a little more deliberate in teaching English. I've been on a  tight budget and I haven't wanted to spend hard earned dollars on an entire programme that I might only use a... Continue Reading →

Why Do I Blog?

This post is prompted by Australian Mums Encouraging Australian Mums Blog Hop. I've never been very good at sticking to schedules but I think this is such a great initiative and opportunity to encourage each other as Aussie Homeschool mummas. It's great to be part of building our Australian community, don't you think? Why I... Continue Reading →

Brambling & Butterflies

This is how we spent morning tea on Australia Day. After all the rain we have had this year, a benefit is a bumper crop of blackberries. The last two days we have picked about the amount shown in the colander each day. Just enough for us to have some each for supper. Our little... Continue Reading →

One Way I Simplify Homeschool

Blank notebooks isn't it fancy, hey. I really am excited about this cheap, low maintenance method for keeping on track. I tried it at the end of last year and it worked really well. I have had these notebooks in a cupboard for years. I picked them up for $1.00. On occasion I have seen... Continue Reading →

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