Apologia
01Aug

Apologia Basket Giveaway

Apologia Basket Giveaway! 10 wonderful Apologia items being given away. Ends 8/8/2014 | Harrington Harmonies

Before we get to the giveaway, let me first ask if  you ever just wished you could sit down and talk to a bunch of experienced moms about tons of  homeschool topics ?  Well, it's that idea that inspired this amazing book...  54 other bloggers and I have shared with you about 103 topics we feel passionate about. These topics are on a variety of subjects to include a variety of homeschool issues such as:-keeping babies and toddlers preoccupied while you homeschool-fitting in the extras-creating Continue Reading...

31Jul

Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day: Activities for your Co-op.

Co-op activities for Flying creatures of the fifth day.

Last year my son and I had a wonderful experience using Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day with our  Homeschool Co-op. We met once per week and had a full day program beginning with prayer in the morning and consisting of three class periods during the day to include a lunch and a recess. How to use Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day in your co-op. How your co-op should be set up depends on it's size and purpose. Should it be set up by grade level or ability? Our co-op groups children by grade Continue Reading...

25Jul

Color on the Kansas Prairie: Beardtongue Pink

Beardtongue pink | Harrington Harmonies

Beardtongue Pink Color Palettes Earlier this season, I ran into lots of COBAEA PENSTEMON also known as beardtongue. This flower, like many other wildflowers, is so pretty up close but can be taken for granted from a distance. I think I love nature so much because it gets me away from the busyness of life and back into God's cathedral. The photo above doesn't show the inside of this flower. But the one below does. You may not appreciate from the photo why this flower is even called Continue Reading...

24Jul

Color on the Kansas Praire: Old Plainsman White

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Old Plainsman White This flower reminds me of a wedding. Sometimes my creative thinking gets away from me a bit. But bear with me. If this flower was something else it would be a wedding. It doesn't seem like much far away, very ordinary in fact. But up close it's little flowers are so simple but pretty. I love the name of the flower above; Snow on the Mountain. And doesn't it just look like a winter flower? Kind of reminds me of the Poinsettia, so I wonder if it is at all related. It Continue Reading...

23Jul

Color On the Kansas Prairie: Verbena Purple

Verbena Wildflower Kansas

Woolly Verbena was all over the Konza Prairie last weekend. Especially at the beginning of the trail. When I am outside, I feel happier. There is something about being outdoors. So I want to bring a bit of that freshness and color indoors too. I am hoping one of these natural color palates will inspire the rooms I will decorate in my new house. Yes, I am moving again; this time will be the last for us. At least for a while. Retirement is on the horizon. Verbena Purple Color on the Kansas Continue Reading...