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Quick Weeknight Skillet Bread

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

Easy Skillet Bread I love a piece of good crusty bread. Skillet bread is very similar to focaccia from an Italian restaurant. Do you remember the Macaroni Grill? I think it was my favorite place just for the bread. Quick weeknight skillet bread is my version of the focaccia at Macaroni Grill. Except, it can […]

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peach cobbler

Southern Peach Cobbler

By Holly Giles | Kitchen , Uncategorized

Peach Cobbler Southern peach cobbler is a nostalgic recipe for me. My grandmother, Meemee, made the best peach cobbler every time.¬† When the peach season came around, I couldn’t wait to go to my grandparent’s house. I knew cobbler would be on the menu over the weekend. I carry on the family tradition of the […]

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Prairie Life Week Nine

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

  Read: Read chapters twelve and thirteen to finish the book. Copywork: Copy the poem above for copywork and narration. Summary: It is a busy time of the year at the Ingall’s place. Threshing the oats, braiding straw hats, hulling corn, and working the garden. Winter was on its way and there was so much […]

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Prairie Life Week Eight

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

  Reading: Read chapters ten and eleven this week from Little House in the Big Woods. Copywork: Copy the quote from Laura or use it for narration. Review: Chapter ten is called “Summertime”. What did people do during the summertime? What language did Mrs.¬†Peterson talk to Laura and Mary in? How would you have divided […]

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Prairie Life Week Seven

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

    Read: Read chapters eight and nine this week. Copywork: Copy the quote above for copywork or narration this week. Laura has learned what a “sugar snow” is. Laura and Mary each got maple sugar candy from Grandpa. Pa explains the process of tapping the maple trees, how he collects the sap and boils […]

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Prairie Life Week Six

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

  Reading: This week read chapter six and seven in Little House in the Big Woods. Copywork, Dictation or Recitation: Copy the quote above for copywork this week. Find it in Prairie Life.   Chores: Washing clothes was a task that took all day. Washing was done by hand or rubbed on a board. Rubbing […]

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Prairie Life Week Five

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

    Reading: Read chapter five in Little House in the Big Woods. Copywork, Dictation or Recitation: Copy the prayer on page 115 in the book. Saturday nights were reserved for bathtime in the Ingalls home. How often do you take a bath? How did the Ingalls take a bath? How long do you think […]

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Prairie Life Week Four

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

Reading: Read or listen to chapter four in Little House in the Big Woods. Copywork, dictation or recitation: Use the quote from above for copywork this week. It is a lovely thought about remembering the holidays as a child. Print your own copy from Prairie Life. Prairie Food: Laura and her cousins ate pancake men […]

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Prairie Life Week Three

By Holly Giles | Uncategorized

  Reading: Read or listen to chapter three of Little House in the Big Woods. Copywork, dictation or recitation: Copy the quote above for this week. Setting the table and manners: Manners were important in Laura’s time even if they lived a simple life. Children were expected to be respectful and helpful. Find the information […]

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