Today, we took turns teaching school. Both Matilda Allison Casper and Harriet Matilda Casper Marchant both taught school. Matilda taught the school that Harriet attended. Harriet was very good in spelling and was a rather good reader. She was also good at arithmetic. Many sacrifices were made by Harriet’s family to obtain books, as books...
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Latter-day Saint girl. Passionate about personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 4

We went on a little mini vacation up to Logan for Wednesday night. On the way back home yesterday, we stopped at 4 cemeteries to see some of...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 3

For our unit last year, we followed along with the Brigham Young Vanguard company and followed their trek from Nauvoo to the Salt Lake Valley. This year, we...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 2

  The pioneer ancestor that Landon chose to represent and learn more about this year is Charles Wesley Hubbard. Charles was born on February 7, 1810 in Sheffield,...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 1

There’s just something about fiddle music and dressing up that makes you want to dance. So that’s what we did to kick off our unit. And then we...
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Campout #7 2019: Strawberry Reservoir

We went camping again last night. This time we went to Strawberry Reservoir.  Lots of bugs at this campout.  More than any of our other campouts combined. But...
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Sheep Unit: He Leadeth Me in the Paths of Righteousness for His Name’s Sake

  Good shepherds lead their sheep to good places. They are careful about which paths they lead their sheep down – for the paths could lead to anything...
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Sheep Unit: Dairy Sheep Farm

Some people meet potential dates online. I meet sheep farmers. 😂 Through a homeschooling group on Facebook, I was able to connect with a woman that owns a...
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Sheep Unit: He Restoreth My Soul

This entire book is fascinating and I thought this chapter was particularly interesting. I wish I could type up the whole thing. You’ll just have to go read...
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Swedish Unit: Midsommar Maypole Celebration

On Saturday evening, we went up to Salt Lake for the Midsommar celebration that the Swedish Heritage Society puts together every year. Before we left home, I made...
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