We are following along with the Well-Educated Heart rotation for our homeschool. This month, one of the countries that we are learning about is the Netherlands. Today for Fika Friday, we had a Netherlands theme. We listened to folk music, ate stroopwafels and Gouda cheese (along with crackers, apples, and apple juice). We read some...
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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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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Stockholm

(journal entry from August 30, 2019) Stockholm is so big! Especially after being in the country for most of the trip so far. We definitely prefer the country…...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Kayaking and Tree Tenting

(journal entry from August 29, 2019) When we got to Gryt, We dropped my parents off at their Airbnb (because they weren’t interested in kayaking with us) and...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Sheep Farm

(journal entry from August 29, 2019) Last night, I didn’t get the best sleep. There was a big thunderstorm that lasted several hours. A lot of thunder and...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Sleeping in a Windmill

(journal entry from August 28, 2019) This morning we woke up, got dressed and packed up and then left our Airbnb in Osby. We drove 2 1/2 hours...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Osby Lake

(journal entry from August 27, 2019) Jershon and I wanted to go canoeing on Osby lake. My parents weren’t interested so they stayed at the Airbnb. So we...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Trolley Cycling

(journal entry from August 27, 2019) This morning we woke up and decided to take a walk around outside our Airbnb. It is this cute little red cottage...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Erik’s Museums

(journal entry from August 26, 2019) After these adventures, we were all pretty hot and sweaty so we headed over to Erik’s house to meet his wife, Eila,...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Swenson Farmhouse

(journal entry from August 26, 2019) After the schoolhouse, Erik took us over to the farmhouse where Swen and Thilda lived before the schoolhouse.  The farmhouse has been...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Röena Schoolhouse

(journal entry from August 26, 2019) After lunch, Erik had my mom and I ride with him (Jershon and my dad were in the rental car) and we...
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