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  • The autumnal equinox is tomorrow, and to celebrate the new season we made these little acorns using a wet felting technique. We’ll keep a few and give the rest away as Christmas gifts this year. 
I think they’ll look so pretty hanging on a tree, don’t you?! 
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  • I believe we should spend less time worrying about the quantity of books children read and more time introducing them to quality books that will turn them on to the joy of reading and turn them into lifelong readers. -James Patterson
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How do you feel about incentivized reading programs/charts? I’m a quality over quantity gal. 
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  • Some notable achievements for this third week of September. Handcrafts to be used in small world play, and from scratch puff pastry that took all day to make and a blink of an eye to eat. Totally worth it. 
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  • We took a walk in the woods & bumped into that golden September light that kissed the tippy tops of our heads & we stuffed our pockets with fallen leaves & had palmiers for tea & it was just a really, really good day. ✨
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  • All of those apples from yesterday made a beautiful and tasty crumble. 🍎 🍏 
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This year I’ve decided not to give my kids worksheets or notebooking pages for apple week. We did that a few years ago, and while it was all fine and good, I just don’t think it’s necessary for them right now. 
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I’ve found that simply sticking to good quality books, narrating, and pointing out what we see in real life has been more than sufficient. 
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We are however, working on an apple themed sewing craft, which should be finished over the weekend. ☺️
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  • One of these things is not like the others. 🍋😜

Our favorite part of apple week is taste testing different varieties. Afterwards, we turn these beauties into an apple crisp. This year the kids were blindfolded, and I was able to sneak in a “surprise” which was hilarious! 🤣😈 
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  • It feels so good to be back at it after such a loooong summer break (never doing that again). I’m really thankful that we were able to use almost the entire month of August to give our rhythm a trial run, because it was obvious a lot of things needed to change. 
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This year, we’ve moved a few subjects from morning time time to the afternoon and have also added an evening basket to enjoy right before bed. Maybe I should call it a bedtime basket?! 
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What has changed for you this year? 
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  • I’m determined to stay on top of my son’s narration notebook, and since he’ll be required to give me even more narrations for year 2, I don’t think I’ll write them all down! 😅⠀
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History tends to be the easiest for him to narrate from, but I’m trying really hard to add a variety of subjects to this notebook. ⠀
Texas nature study, geography, and solfa being a few of them. 
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By the way, I shared this scone recipe yesterday on my IGTV and whipped up another batch right after breakfast this morning. So good and easy peasy! ⠀
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  • Scones are so easy to make, and I wanted to share our tried and true sweet scone recipe with you. It’s a quick bake from start to finish, and we love making these for afternoon tea. ⠀
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You can add your favorite dried fruit (we did raisins) or even chocolate chips. ⠀
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2 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour⠀
1 Tablespoon baking powder ⠀
1/2 Teaspoon salt⠀
8 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter⠀
1/4 Cup granulated sugar (we use a little less)⠀
2/3 Cup milk (we used almond milk) ⠀
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✍️Heat oven to 425 Degrees Fahrenheit⠀
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✍️ Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter and blend with fingers until the mixture looks like fine crumbs. ⠀
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✍️ Mix in sugar⠀
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✍️ Stir in milk with a wooden spoon, the dough should crumble, but when you pinch it together with your fingers it should stick together.⠀
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✍️ Place dough on a floured surface and kneed gently until the dough comes together in a ball, be careful not to over kneed. Then pat into a circle about 1 1/2 inches thick. ⠀
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✍️ You can then cut your scones into about 6 wedges, or we sometimes use a small lid to a mason jar for cutting circles. ⠀
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✍️ Bake about 12 minutes or until slightly brown on top. ⠀
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  • Bring on all the fall crafts! I made this mini pumpkin fairy house for my kids to play with and plan on letting them give it a try soon! I think this would be such a fun way to welcome the autumn equinox on the 22nd. 🍁🍂

Thank you @wovenchildhood for the inspiration. 

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