Home Education · Odds and Ends

Surviving The Lego Attacks During Bedtime Stories ~Megan

Who knew bedtime stories, sweet innocent bedtime stories, could be so violent! Having decided to read to my brothers I had already given up any allusions that they would sit through the American Girl books I had checked out of the library.  However, in true brotherly style, I was once more met with unexpected hilarity,… Continue reading Surviving The Lego Attacks During Bedtime Stories ~Megan

Cooking · Home Education

Easy Leftover Lunches

It seems we all have those day where we aren’t at home and  lunch time rolls around.  So, what do you do?  Sure, there are those times where you just have to grab a bite to eat at a fast food restaurant.  Although, when possible, it’s nice to pack a lunch from homemade food made… Continue reading Easy Leftover Lunches

Hand Crafted · Home Education

Call Your Kids, Grab Some Glitter, Seize Your Scissors & Just GLUE It!~Kerry

I have always loved crafting.  When I was a teacher, I brought this passion into the classroom.  When I became a mom, I was ecstatic to teach my kids the joy of crafting.  My 16 year old girls now out craft me in a much more artistic manner.  And my boys enjoy the creativity and… Continue reading Call Your Kids, Grab Some Glitter, Seize Your Scissors & Just GLUE It!~Kerry

Cooking · Home Education

Folk Songs, Soldiers and A Little Southern History~Megan

Salt, salt, salt!!  If you are of the general population, chances are you have been told to eat less salt.  You’re told it’s not good for you in excess!  That’s probably true, unless you, like me, have POTS!   When you have POTS, it’s hard to stay hydrated and people who have POTS don’t usually retain… Continue reading Folk Songs, Soldiers and A Little Southern History~Megan

Home Education

Visiting New and Old Friends

Oh the joy of seeing old friends!  The ones you have spent afternoons with and the refreshing of those memories when you get to see them again.  How lovely to get to see them in different places, yet find them the same old friend from months or years before.  Now this is true of many… Continue reading Visiting New and Old Friends

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Dancing Under the Stars!

As our blog is called Old fashioned Girls, I would say that yes, for the most part, I think our family does quite a bit of “old fashioned” things.  In many ways, we are old fashioned, yet in others ways, take for instance this blog, we keep up with the times!  Yet, I must say… Continue reading Dancing Under the Stars!

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Review of “Classical Conversations:PreScripts Cursive Words and Drawing”

I have quite a few friends who are involved in the Classical Conversations Co Op, a nation-wide community of learners focused on the Classical style of education.   I have looked into it for my children.  Upon receiving Classical Conversations “PreScripts:Cursive Words and Drawing” for the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I was anxious to take a peek,… Continue reading Review of “Classical Conversations:PreScripts Cursive Words and Drawing”