International Festival

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Tonight we had the joy of participating in our homeschool group’s annual International Festival. All the children worked hard to make it a night to remember. At the beginning of the school year, each participating family chooses a country to study. Some families choose a country they want to learn more about, while other pick [...]

Chinese Fried Rice

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I made Chinese fried rice tonight for our International Festival. This dish is so easy and so yummy that I make it frequently for lunch or dinner. It is a great way to use up leftover rice. Ingredients: vegetable oil 1 large onion, diced two or three cloves of garlic, minced Cooked White rice (I [...]

Making Paper the Easy Way!

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To finish out our study of Ancient China we made our own paper. I was determined to do this as easily and inexpensively as possible. Virtually every set of instructions I found on the internet required the use of a deckle or, at the very least, a picture frame. This did not fit my definition [...]