Monthly Archives: December 2013

Everybody Challah! … Our Challah Bread Recipe

Everybody Challah! Challah Bread 6 cups unbleached flour (or use wheat, or both) 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup honey (raw, local, or whatever you have) 3 cups of really warm water 2 Tablespoons yeast 1 Tablespoon salt (sea … Continue reading

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Learning Logistics 2013-2014

Finally – a loose plan for our current year of learning! I’ve been trying to get this drawn up for a long while now. Some of this we have already been implementing. Some will be implemented in the days to … Continue reading

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Frosted Peppermint Brownies

I love chocolate. I love brownies. I love peppermint. I love essential oils. I love when they collide. Frosted Peppermint Brownies 2 cups of sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (we use homemade. yum!) 1 cup butter, melted 4-5 … Continue reading

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Reading a Family Treasure

I love books. I love family heirlooms. I love when the two collide. When I was 14 years old, I was given this book – this exact copy – by my dear gramma. She knew I loved to read. She … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Celebrate Christmas (and still love God)

Yep ā€” I don’t celebrate Christmas. Yep – I still love and serve my Creator. It has nothing to do with an aversion to cinnamony smells and sweet treats… but it has everything to do with Who I worship and … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Highlights

Perhaps our Chanukkah this year was not as “eventful” as I would have liked. And I won’t dwell on that. šŸ˜‰ But one thing we DID do this year was attend a local community menorah (channukiah) lighting! There was music … Continue reading

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Liquid Gold – Frankincense

Liquid gold? Yes! Frankincense, the King of essential oils, in ancient times, was a very precious commodity and has been used for thousands of years – for religious ceremonies, medicinal purposes, cosmetically and aromatically, and more! Frankincense is a truly … Continue reading

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