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Off to a good start

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Been missing my blog lately!  But my absence has been filled with all sorts of satisfying projects, like...

...new cabinets to help organize my kitchen...



...and a new kitchen cart to give me more work space...


...which of course has meant cleaning out and organizing my kitchen.  Wow, what a great way to start off the new year!  I took a hard look at all my workspaces and moved out what I just didn't need on a daily basis.  With some new shelving in the basement, I now (mostly) have a place for everything and everything in it's place.

Then there's been the long discussions with SweetPea, trying to make our methods and scheduling for school better.  Such as...in her struggle with Spanish--just not a love--I've added in some variety each day.  I got some simple Spanish children's books from the library, and she spends a bit of her language hour each day translating them, using the Spanish/English dictionary, then checking each sentence in Google Translator online.  S…