Author Archives: NaturallyFunDays : Marcela

the garden

Looking at what the garden did this year, all thanks to Mark and Siena, I feel thankful for everything we’ve gotten.  Being able to eat fresh, organic and so good. It makes me happy we Mark takes the time to … Continue reading

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Native Americans Unit : The Southwest Tribes : Fiber work and resources

Last spring we finished studying the Native Americans of the US.  We’ve been studying them for a couple of years now, a cultural region at a time, with breaks in between of course.  Starting back up whenever they were ready … Continue reading

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maybe what the planet needs…

“The planet does not need more ‘successful people’. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.” ~H.H.The Dalai Lama       These are all photos taken by me.  They remind me of places, far … Continue reading

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surgery day

Thank goodness it’s not for anyone we know, not even a real person actually. Siena came home the other day with her friend’s doll, because he had both legs broken in his knee sockets.  I’ve never  seen these dolls, but her friend has … Continue reading

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in the kitchen

Pesto.  Yes, regular basil pesto.  We love pesto. With these beautiful veggies from the garden, it took me to make salsa. I got the basic idea for the salsa, from Deb from Smitten Kitchen, but added the veggies we had … Continue reading

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Post – Impressionists : Vincent Van Gogh

Last spring we studied one more Impressionist / Post-Impressionist painter to add to our Painter’s Book we started last year.  The Dutch, Vincent van Gogh. After seeing this video again, the kids picked the painter again this time, and agreed … Continue reading

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As I look back in our days I can agree and fall in love all over again with our days as they come each one. “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”         … Continue reading

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